Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Weight of Him, by Sue Culhane

Every now and then you pick up a book which immediately grabs you and then holds your attention all the way through. For me, such a book was “The Weight of Him” by Ethel Rohan. This is Rohan’s debut novel … Continue reading

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The Nameless Mysteries of June, by Catherine Gillier

The longest day of the year, and the shortest time of darkness are softly experienced in the month of June.  Showers and rain have prevented many people from gardening and mowing on a regular basis.  “Too wet to plough” as … Continue reading

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Presidents, by Sue Culhane

Over the past few months is has been impossible to watch television, listen to the radio or read a newspaper without hearing or seeing something about American politics and politicians. Some prefer to ignore all these references whilst others are … Continue reading

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June Trees, by Catherine Gillier

As we progress through the month of the apple tree and the birch tree, perhaps the strength of the earth is called to mind.  In the library, some new books want to make themselves known to patrons, and have stepped … Continue reading

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Staff-less Libraries, by Sue Culhane

Toronto Public Library is preparing to test a new project at two of its branches. The two branches are located within community centres and in an effort to extend opening times the branches will operate for some hours without staff! … Continue reading

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