Check out our new featured shelf on the cloudLibrary app. There's standalones and series; monster racing and dragons; and stories based on African, ancient Indian, and Chinese mythology and culture. Want to learn more about ebooks and eaudiobooks through TBPL? Visit tbpl.ca/ebooks.    

Holds Pick Up Returns to TBPL

Holds pick-up (no contact holds pick-up) is here and we couldn’t be more excited! TBPL begins phase four of our re-opening plan on Monday July 20, meaning we will begin checking out library materials to everyone who has been patiently waiting for them. It also means that we will be expanding our current service hours... Continue Reading →

Read This Next – Time Travel

Notes from the July 24, 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page orYouTube channel. Highlights from cloudLibrary: THE SEVEN AND A HALF DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE by Stuart Turton "Gosford Park" meets "Groundhog Day" by way of Agatha Christie – the most inventive story you'll read... Continue Reading →

Are we still quarantine baking these days? I’m not sure. We’re just getting through a heat wave, and I know for me turning on the oven has been the last thing that I want to do lately.  And yet...my kids are still home (it’s summer vacation, but really all the days feel the same, don’t... Continue Reading →

Readers’ Advisory – Thrillers

In need of a fast-paced novel, full of twist and turns, thrills and spills? Try one of these on-the-edge-of-your-seat page turners. *(CL) means that these titles are also available through Cloud Library, but if you prefer the hard copy version, they're all available for loan, unless otherwise indicated. Simply place a hold on any items... Continue Reading →

Read This Next – Canadian Content

Notes for the 10 July 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page or YouTube channel. Highlights from cloudLibrary: SKIM by Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki "Skim" is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school. When Skim's classmate Katie... Continue Reading →

Gardening with TBPL

This year more than any other has seen an interest in gardening that’s “off the charts”, both for food supply purposes and as a therapeutic activity. Your library has a number of online resources that you can access as long as you have a library card. If you don’t, email us at comments@tbpl.ca with your... Continue Reading →

Readers’ Advisory – Diverse Reads

Diversity in literature quite often focuses on skin deep qualities such as ethnicity and race, but it is much broader than that, including sexuality, gender, disability, political persuasion, and religion.  Diverse literature exposes the reader to experiences that are not their own, and hopefully, broadens their understanding and knowledge of those experiences. *(CL) means that... Continue Reading →

Read This Next – Zombies

Notes from the upcoming July 3 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page or YouTube channel. Highlights from cloudLibrary: GARDENING FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE by Isabel Lloyd and Phil Clarke Climate change? Brexit? Screaming brain-biters? Don't lose the plot – this book can help! Irreverent, straightforward and... Continue Reading →

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