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FALL 2014
PROGRAM OF EVENTS
NOW ONLINE

Registration starts August 18th. Something for everyone!

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Construction on Concession St.

The Russell Branch Library remains open for business during the construction on Concession Street. Please note that PARKING is available in the back of the library on First Avenue.

 

POSITION AVAILABLE

CAP (Community Access Program) Youth Worker - position  available. Apply before: September 11.

Job description & more info »

 

Library Gets Trillium Grant

The Library receives $28 100 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to improve services to children in both branches.

Projects include a touch-screen computer in each library, new shelving for the Embrun Branch Library, eTablets in both branches to support library activities & reading programs and a fence for the Russell Children's Fantasy Reading Garden.
Contact library staff for more info.

Official press release »
Info on the Ontario Trillium Foundation »

Free eBooks and eAudiobooks

You just got or are planning to get a new eBook reader or a tablet ? Don't forget to check the eBooks section for a FREE download of eBooks and eAudiobooks. More than 20,000 fiction and non-fiction titles are available from different vendors: Overdrive, Ebsco, Tumblebooks and Gale. User guides are available online for most personal devices. Free training on eBooks and eTablets is also available.
Do not hesitate to ask library staff for help or additional info.

Download eBooks / eAudiobooks »
 

2013-2018 STRATEGIC PLAN

The new strategic plan identifies a future for the Library and describes priorities for service improvement and expansion.

2013-2018 Strategic Plan : abridged version »
2013-2018 Strategic Plan: full version »
Results of the 2012 Non-user and user survey »


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TD Summer Reading Club
GRAND BAZAAR &
GRAND PRIZE DRAW
Come celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading CLUB with family and friends!!
August 23  - 11 AM to 2 PM
Russell Branch
Games & Fun, BBQ (Russell Optimist Club), Door Prizes.
FINAL DRAW. LOTS OF FUN!

Storytime & crafts
with Kristina
Russell Branch
Wednesdays - 10 AM
SESSION 1 (Sept 3 - Oct 22)
SESSION 2 (Oct 29 - Dec 17)
Children 3-4 years old.
Cost: $15 / session.

REAL MAGIK SHOW
Embrun Branch
Sept 27 - 1:30 PM
Familly event.
Tickets on sale at the Library.
Special workshop  - 3 PM
(children 8-12 years old)
Organized with the Friends of the Embrun Library.

Art @ the LIBRARY
Russell Branch
Paul Schibli exhibit
August - September, 2014
Paul Schibli in action
Sept 13 : 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Junior Reading Club
Russell Branch
Meetings first Monday of the month : 4 PM - 4:45 PM.
Grades 3 to 5.
No cost. Places are limited.
First meeting:  Oct 6

Youth Reading Club
Russell Branch
Meetings first Monday of the month:  6 PM - 7 PM
Grades 6 to 8.
No cost. Places are limited.
First meeting: Oct 6

Babies & Books
with Mrs "D"
Russell Branch
Songs, rhymes and
book-related activities!
Thursdays: 10 AM - 11 AM
Sept 11 - Dec 18
Babies 0-12 months & their parent/caregiver.
No cost.

For the Love of Books
Adult Book Club
Russell Branch
Sept 2 - 8 PM
Indian Horse
(Richard Wagamese)
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!

Write your life (WIN)
Russell Branch
Thursdays  - 10 AM
Sept 11 - Dec 18
JOIN US for a series of workshops & meetings to help you write your life story!
No cost.

Knitters Club
Russell Branch
Tuesdays : 6:30 - 8 PM
Join us!

Public Library Board
MEETING
Gaston R. Patenaude Meeting Room
(717 Notre-Dame EMBRUN)
September 17, 2014 - 7 PM
Check out the full schedule of meetings »  


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    Library Hours (Russell & Embrun)

      Branch locations »
  Monday
 3:00 - 7:00
  Tuesday
 1:00 - 8:00
  Wednesday
 9:00 - 12:00 | 1:00 - 8:00
  Thursday
 1:00 - 8:00
  Friday
 9:00 - 12:00 | 1:00 - 6:00
  Saturday
 10:00 - 3:00
  Sunday
 Closed
(Closed on Saturday in July and August)
Closed
September 1st - Labour Day






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