February 2020 is Food For Fines Month

February 2020 is Food For Fines Month

During the month of February, you can combine a visit to the library with a good deed for those who use food banks in your area. The Annapolis Valley Regional Library is once again offering a Food for Fines initiative from February 1-29, 2020.  Just give us an item...
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,...