J.R. Robson Subscription Drive a Success
Thank you to all who took part in the J.R. Magazine Subscription Drive through the library! This partnership brought credit to 13 students, and resulted in 39 subscriptions to the library worth about $1, 090, $596 worth of donations to the library, and approximately $430 to J.R. Robson. A good reason to browse our magazine racks in the next few months.
A Chance to Win a Nintendo Wii & Guitar Hero!!!
teensrc.ca is holding a new contest with a chance to win big! Weekly prizes will be awarded all winter long, with the grand prize being a Nintendo Wii and Guitar Hero. Just sign-up and post a detailed review on one of the many booklists available online. The deadline is March 31, 2009.
Language Learning At Your Fingertips
Your Vermilion Public Library Card gives you access to several hundred dollars worth of proprietary information through the online databases. New this year (currently a pilot project) is TELL ME MORE Language Learning Software developed by Auralog. By easily signing up for a password, you can customize your own program, which includes speaking, listening, comprehension, reading and writing exercises. You can go from any of the following native (ie. "interface") languages: Ge...
The Vermilion Heritage Museum has requested that we let people know they still have about 16 copies of Vermilion Memories for sale at $75. This two-volume book is a popular resource for anyone interested in local history. For those who just need it briefly, it is also available in our reference section.
October Programs and Events
October is a jam-packed month of programming here at the library: Kids Connection, Computers for Novices, our NEW program Ready to Lose It, and of course our Genealogy Interest Group are all set to go! Our Fall Book Sale, always popular, is also around the corner, running from October 21-25th. See you at the library!
Sunbeam Summer Reading Club
Congratulations to all the participants of the Sunbeam Summer Reading Club for filling your summer with words: in all, over 30 kids read over 550 books, including 29 "classics", which were our feature! And thank you to all the donors, Dicke's Wicker and Cottage Crafts, the Yaceyko family, MV Camp Operations, Subway, Sammy's Family Restaurant, and VHQ; your generosity helped put a smile on the faces of many children this summer.
The fall is going to bring a continuous flood of new material, so stay tuned to our home page for an ongoing list of new arrivals. Today, among others, there's a list of several new large print books, especially murder mysteries.
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