ScotiaBank Giller Prize 2022

Congratulations Suzette Mayr, for winning the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize! On November 7th, 2022, Suzette Mayr was named the winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, The Sleeping Car Porter. Authors named in the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist are:Kim Fu for her short story collection, Lesser-Known Monsters of the 21st Century,Continue reading “ScotiaBank Giller Prize 2022”

Book Lovers Day

Saturday, November 5th10:00AM to 2:00PMAudience 4-10yrs/Family Drop in to celebrate all things Book Lovers enjoy! Book Prize Draw, Guessing Contest, Bookmarks, Book Bags, Authors & More… Special Guest Appearance at 11:00am by Lawrie Barton Local author of To Catch a Sunbeam and other poems! Registration is Required! Call 613-432-8151 ext. 611, email or registerContinue reading “Book Lovers Day”

First Nations Public Library Week

FNPLW OCtober 3rd – October 7th, 2022 Bekaa, Bzindaachagan | Wait and Listen Since 2000, First Nation public libraries have used one week of the year to raise awareness of their resources, services, programs and activities. First Nations Public Library Week is celebrated the first week of October to coincide with Canadian Library Month. FirstContinue reading “First Nations Public Library Week”

October is Canadian Library Month!

All month long, libraries and library partners across Canada are raising awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression and so much more. This year’s theme is :  “One card,Continue reading October is Canadian Library Month!

Ontario Parks Passes

Want to enjoy the great outdoors? Borrow one of our provincial parks passes from the Beyond Books Collection! These passes provide complimentary day-use access for one vehicle and its occupants at more than 100 provincial parks. Passes are not reservable for advanced dates, and as such must be picked up within 24 hours of reservation.Continue reading “Ontario Parks Passes”

Learn with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is home to over 16,000 self-paced online courses and are taught by industry professionals who are excited to share their knowledge with you. LinkedIn Learning video contains courses and tutorials designed to develop skills in software, technology, creativity and business, taught by recognized industry experts. There are thousands of topics to choose from. JustContinue reading “Learn with LinkedIn Learning”

Knights In The Classroom

Join us and Knights In The Classroom on Tuesday, August 9th at the Renfrew Presbyterian Church Kirk Hall for 2 interactive presentations, “Evolution of Arms & Armour” & “Historical Martial Arts” These programs are an hour-long, and are geared towards tweens aged 8-12 (parental accompaniment required) Register on our website or contact the Children’s DepartmentContinue reading “Knights In The Classroom”

Big Library Read

Big Library Read begins today! Visit our digital collection through OverDrive/Libby to borrow the featured title “The Girl in His Shadow” by Audrey Blake – with no waitlists or holds! An unforgettable historical fiction novel about one woman who believed in scientific medicine before the world believed in her. BONUS: Use #biglibraryread for a chanceContinue reading “Big Library Read”

Who Cracked Humpty Dumpty?

This storybook-themed mystery requires detectives to find the culprit! Bring the whole family to the Library Program Room to find clues and solve the mystery! Maximum of 9 people per timeslot, murder mystery runs July 28th-30th, book online at #RenfrewPublicLibrary#AdventurersGuild#TDSRC2022#HumptyDumpty#MurderMystery#SolveThePuzzles#TDSummerReadingClub#Clues#CreativeProgramming