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Annapolis Valley Regional Library's Blog

Going Medieval

A few years back I discovered the British Library's Digitised Manuscripts, and I have been in love with Medieval illumination since then. So easy to explore-- and with hundreds (maybe thousands) of manuscripts to choose from, you will never get bored. For instance--...

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March Break is headed your way

Sticking around the Valley for March Break? There’s plenty to do at your local library. We have events for kids, teens, and adults all week long, so pull up a chair, and start making your March Break plans right now. If you want to attend, register now as space is...

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YA Listening

Do you drive every day? I’ve recently started a 40-minute commute to our new office, and to pass the time, I listen to audiobooks. As a librarian who orders children’s and teen materials, I consider it part of my job to know about good books. As a book-lover, I find...

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February is African Heritage Month

In 1926 Negro History week was established. An idea conceived by African-American Carter G. Woodson, to set aside a time devoted to African-Americans and African-American history. He chose a week in February because that month contained the birthdates of two people...

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