Curiouser and Curiouser

Annapolis Valley Regional Library's Blog

Pot it, plant it, pick it and preserve it!

Spring is here and in my house that means it’s time to redecorate, albeit temporarily. Soil, heat mats, seed trays, little black pots, and seed packets make up my garden motif.  It’s time to take advantage of the warming weather and extra sunlight hours. Next to...

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Experience a Canadian story with Book Club 150

All across the country, Canada 150 celebrations are taking place. Folks are gearing up everywhere for summer events. Here at AVRL, we have been celebrating since January with Book Club 150. Each month, we feature a different Canadian storyteller. By storyteller, we...

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Libraries are: Open, Inclusive, Diverse, and Free

Libraries are for Everyone On your next visit to a public library you may notice books and materials in languages other than English and on many varied subjects. The mission of public libraries is to cater to the general public. This is reflected in their collections,...

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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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