AboutMyPropertyTM from MPAC

Municipal Property Assessment CorporationThe Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has designed an online application entitled AboutMyPropertyTM for customers who want to compare their property assessment with others in their neighbourhood or municipality. It allows property owners to gain a better understanding of their property assessment through a secure, online self-service application. Through this service, a property owner can access property assessment information, site information, and recent sales information on their property and other properties in the neighbourhood, free of charge.

To access this service, please visit www.aboutmyproperty.ca. Questions or comments should be directed to MPAC (www.mpac.on.ca).

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Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?

Image of Grover and the Sesame Street signThe library is pleased to announce the addition of a new online resource for children…Sesame Street ebooks. These ebooks from Sesame Street Workshops provide you and your child with a wide range of bright, colourful and fun stories, some of which are enhanced with audio narration, sound effects and music. The collection also includes interactive and animated ebooks that bring your child’s reading and educational experience alive.

Access this collection from the Sesame Street page on our website using your library card number.

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Battle Royal Champion Revealed

Photo of cover of The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, first book in the Percy Jackson seriesOur month long battle for teen/juvenile book supremacy has ended! 32 books entered the ring, and after five rounds of voting, one book was left standing. To the surprise of many, and the delight of more, the winner is Percy Jackson. Rick Riordan’s juvenile series beat out The Hunger Games for first place. Well fought, Percy!

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Book Sale a success!

Man carrying Big pile of booksThanks to everyone who took part in the Book Sale last weekend! The sale raised over $2,700 to support Library programming. Hardworking volunteers from the Friends of the Library, those who donated books, and those who bought books, we are grateful to you all!

We’ll start accepting donations again in the early fall. Stay tuned!

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ART with Purpose Classes for Adults

Photo of Painter's palette, mannequin and brushesExplore your creativity in these six ART with Purpose sessions, covering drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and collage. Cost is $90, which includes all materials. Register at the Borrower Services Desk, or by calling 905-775-3328 x 6100. Fridays, 10 am – noon, starting March 22.

 

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