New Library Murals

The Renfrew Public Library is thrilled to unveil our stunning new murals at the Raglan St. Entrance! We couldn’t have achieved this incredible transformation without the generous support of Heritage Renfrew and Renfrew Printing Ltd. Their expertise and assistance were invaluable in bringing this vision to life! We are also immensely grateful to the TownContinue reading “New Library Murals”

Poetry Celebration Contest

Psst… join in on the K. Valerie Connor Memorial Poetry Celebration Contest. The contest is an annual province-wide literary contest run by The Leacock Museum in the City of Orillia, open to poets of all ages and experience levels across Ontario in three categories: Elementary, Intermediate, and Adult, with cash prizes awarded to the 1st,Continue reading “Poetry Celebration Contest”

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”

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!