The Library has been invaded by fairies…thanks to local artist Corrine Donnelly. On display until mid-January, Corrine is exhibiting a range of works as part of her exhibit Fairy Happenings. In addition to the traditional hanging exhibit, Fairy Happenings includes a twist. Corrine gifted 52 handcrafted fairy doors around town with instructions to those finding them to bring them to the Library to be incorporated in the exhibit. A number of doors have been brought in and are now part of an additional exhibit in our main display case. Come by to check out Corrine’s work and see these wonderfully fantastical doors.
Read more about Corrine and this exhibit in Miriam King’s article in the Bradford Times.
You may also read Corrine’s artist’s statement.
Did you know that three times a year, the Library creates a list of the new fiction books on order which are expected to be popular? These books may not yet be available in the Library, but you can use the lists below to get reservations placed for them before they arrive. Increase your chances of getting these new books sooner.
Complete the desired list available below and pass them into Borrower Services for your reservations to be placed.
2015 Winter Bestsellers (pdf)
Visit our Bestsellers page regularly to find out what titles are topping the Globe & Mail bestsellers lists and where you can find them in the Library.
Applications are now being accepted by the South Simcoe Arts Council for the 2015 Bradford West Gwillimbury Studio Art Tour. The 2015 Tour will be held September 18th-20th. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2015. Please complete and submit the Application Form (pdf).
On display in our Teen area, and available for check out, are the current White Pine Award nominees for fiction.
This award is part of the Forest of Reading Program by the Ontario Library Association.
The White Pine™ Award reading program offers high school-aged teens at all grade levels the opportunity to read the best of Canada’s recent young adult fiction and non-fiction titles. Each year a Fiction list is offered and every other year a Non-Fiction list is nominated so readers can choose from two lists.
This program promotes reading for enjoyment among high school-aged students and familiarizes them with great Canadian books, by Canadian Authors.
This year’s nominees include:
- Apparition by Gail Gallant
- Audacious by Gabrielle Prendergrast
- Baygirl by Heather Smith
- Creeps by Darren Hynes
- The Oathbreaker’s Shadow by Amy McCulloch
- The Opposite of Geek by Ria Voros
- Rush by Eve Silver
- The Silent Summer of Kyle McGinley by Jan Andrews
- Tag Along by Tom Ryan
- The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten
Drop by and borrow some acclaimed teen fiction today.
We have some great new biographies in our collection. Read about some fascinating lives lived…