Snap Circuits

Snap Circuits

In today’s world, almost everything we do has something to do with electricity.  From the lights we switch on every morning, to the technology you are using to read this blog post, electricity is everywhere.  When something is such a big part of the world, it is...
Watch a butterfly!

Watch a butterfly!

This summer, several of our branches are raising Painted Lady caterpillars. These came to us as kits last Friday. In the kit you get a butterfly house, which is this nifty pop-up tent that you use for the chrysalis stage. You also get 10 caterpillars. Live...
It’s almost time for gardening …

It’s almost time for gardening …

Started your seeds yet? Dreaming about what new plants to purchase at the local nursery?  Viewing the garden plot from your kitchen window and pondering improvements? Whatever you’re considering, chances are the library has books to help you out. The AVRL gardening...
What’s up this winter?

What’s up this winter?

Winter is a time of hunkering down, settling in and being cozy. We’ve got plenty of books and DVDs to help you do just that. But if you feel like getting out, the library can help you there, too.  In January, in addition to our regular storytimes , knitting groups,...
Where’s the cookies?

Where’s the cookies?

Way back in 2011 we started a little thing called 12 Days of Cookies. Staff baked cookies using recipes from our cookbook collection, and we sent them out with our delivery van to all 12 of our branches. We posted photos of the cookies and the recipes, as well as...
The Annapolis Royal Library is moving!

The Annapolis Royal Library is moving!

Exciting news! The Annapolis Royal Library is almost ready to move into its new home at The Academy!We will be CLOSED November 20, 21, and 22 while we relocate to 143 Ritchie Street (The Academy building, back entrance). Items may be returned to the book drop at our...