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Great post Reagan! I really like those words from your favourite gym instructor. I'll definitely keep them mind when I'm feeling lazy (which is most days). Good luck with your running.
Toggle Commented Jan 9, 2017 on New Year, New You! at Health and Wellness Blog
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Thank you for the suggestions Somebuddy. I'm glad to hear that you are enjoying Great Courses through Hoopla. I hope that you are aware that they are also available through OneClickdigital in audiobook format. I've passed along your comments regarding Hoopla and Great Courses to the library staff responsible for our Hoopla subscription.
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Through the Loan Stars program, I read the recently published novel To Capture What We Cannot Keep by Beatrice Colin. It is one of several novels that I have come across in the last little while set in Paris during the period of The Belle Époque. The period of French... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
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There are so many excellent nonfiction books available at the moment that it is difficult to decide which to read first! If you prefer to read nonfiction, or perhaps have a nonfiction reader on your gift list, have a look at this list of some of the recently books that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
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The bestselling Canadian author of The Birth House and The Virgin Cure, Ami McKay will be at North York Central Library on Tues Nov 1, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. She will be discussing her new, beguiling novel, The Witches of New York, a tale of three remarkable young... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at North York Central Library Blog
Thank you for the comment Sean. I hope you enjoy the film.
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Now that we are well into autumn, it is time to again have a look at the upcoming movies that are based on books. Never Go Back, the 18th book in Lee Child's popular series, has been made into a film that is opening in theatres today, October 21st. Tom... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Thank you very much for this information. I'll be sure to pass it along to the TPL staff members who are our contacts for Zinio. I'm glad to hear that you are making such good use of Zinio. Enjoy!
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Enid, thank you for sharing the story about your Mom. True inspiration to keep reading and to make sure to work our minds and our memory every day.
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In the recent article Read Books, Live Longer, the New York Times reported on a study that found a connection between book reading and a longer life. In the study of over 3,000 participants, the researchers found that people who read books for over three and a half hours a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Thanks for the comment Mark. I'm sure you will find some awesome books to read in the OverDrive and OneClickdigital collections.
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Thanks for the comment Sarah. I hope you enjoy the many great audiobooks and lectures on OneClickdigital.
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That's great news Marina! Please spread the word! Enjoy Hoopla and check out our Criterion collection, Lynda and all our other online resources.
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During this time of year many people stop by the library looking for suggestions for books to read during their vacations. After all, there is nothing like spending a relaxing summer's day involved in a good book, preferably with a favourite beverage close by. The hardest part is finishing one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Thanks for the recommendation Julie. I'll certainly be adding it to my 'to read' list for this summer.
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With the longer days and more time off, I find that summer is the best to time to catch up on my nonfiction reading. If you are like me and enjoy taking the time to read through a fascinating memoir, or an investigation into some aspect of history, science or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Ess Gee and Kaila, Thank you very much for your comments about Hoopla. I'll be sure to pass them along to the library staff who are responsible for our digital services. I'm sure they will pass along this feedback to Hoopla staff as well. I hope this limitation will not discourage you from making use of this service. Also, please remember that The Great Courses are available in DVD format as well. These DVD series are checked out for three weeks, instead of the usual seven days for DVDs.
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Thanks for the comment Ashley. Hope you enjoy one or more of The Great Courses.
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Game of Thrones is back (finally!) with its sixth season on HBO Canada. Until this season, fans who had read the books of the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin had the advantage of knowing what was going to happen in the television show. This is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Denise, Thank you for the lovely comments! I'm very happy to hear that you are enjoying Zinio. I hope you enjoy reading future issues of BBC Good Food Magazine and many other magazines available through this service. Kelli
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Many people celebrate April 1st, otherwise known as April Fools' Day, by playing practical jokes on friends and family. The joke is revealed by calling out "April Fools", which is hopefully followed by lots of laughter by everyone. Sometimes even respected broadcasters, such as the BBC, get in on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at The Buzz...About Books
Thank you for the comment Leighton! I'm thrilled to hear that you found the post helpful and that you are enjoying our Great Books audiobooks through OneClickdigital.
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Thank you for the information Muriel. That sounds like an interesting program.
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Yes, it seems to be Downton Abbey all afternoon long on PBS tomorrow. Thank you.
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