New and Upcoming Fiction (August 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! The Life She Had - K.L. Armstrong A pulse-pounding new thriller from the bestselling author of Wherever She Goes and Every Step She Takes. If someone was threatening your home, how far would you go to protect it? Celeste Turner has a woman living in her shed.... Continue Reading →

Interview with Brent Scollie

Brent Scollie, a graduate of Fort William Collegiate Institute, Queen’s University and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Library Science, retired from the federal public service in 1997. His insights on the Victorian era in Thunder Bay are derived from many years of research. This has resulted in numerous publications about the period mostly focussed... Continue Reading →

The Book Club Hub – Memorable Titles

Book clubs offer a great opportunity for friends and book lovers to gather (whether virtually or in person) to catch up and discuss a good book. There’s only two problems with this activity and they seem to come up at every meeting: what book should the group read next and how do you find enough... Continue Reading →

Don’t Make Me Weed This!

Weeding the collection is one of the harsh realities of library life. It's inevitable: when we add new books, something else has to go. Making those decisions is a complex process with many different factors, but in this episode we are talking about just one: circulation. When did this book last get checked out? If... Continue Reading →

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