TimeKeeper by Tara Sim

“Timekeeper” by Tara Sim was the best book I read in 2017! “TimeKeeper” is the first book in a three part series. The novel addresses topics such as sexism, homophobia and racism in an interesting and creative way. You will meet characters who are so much more then they appear to be. Tara has created... Continue Reading →

Indigenous Knowledge Centres @ Your Library

Your Thunder Bay Public Library is responding to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s calls to action in many ways.  We have made it part of our strategic plan and are taking action on many fronts. With the indispensible guidance of our Indigenous Liaison Robyn Medicine, and in consultation with the Indigenous Advisory Group... Continue Reading →

Blue Ocean Shift

Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) is going through a Blue Ocean Shift (W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, 2017) to move out of the red ocean of competition and create a new blue ocean of uncontested market growth. The stand alone public library is dead. Long live the Community Hub. Partnership working is the way... Continue Reading →

A Lifetime’s Experience

Beginning with the book The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson, a new kind of protagonist started appearing in popular fiction; someone with a lifetime of experience.  For those unfamiliar with the book, Jonasson’s novel centers around Allan Karlsson who escapes his senior’s home on the eve of his hundredth birthday... Continue Reading →

Interview with Kim Casey

Kim Casey is the author of five books, including Thunder Bay District’s True Murder Investigations 1885 to 2016 and Thunder Bay City’s True Murder Investigations 1882 – 2014.  Her books are self-published through her publishing house, Ahneen Publishing.  Casey will be at Brodie on Wednesday, April 4th to talk about Thunder Bay District’s True Murder... Continue Reading →

2018 March Break Programming

March break is only a week away!  If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family, come and check out the free programs available at the Thunder Bay Public Library!  There’s something for everyone: concerts, magic shows, crafts, movie marathons, and parties. Please note that some of our programs require tickets or that you register your... Continue Reading →

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