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Posted On Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Humphreys_Helen_webWe are eagerly awaiting our visit from this year’s One Book One Halton Hills author Helen Humphreys, fast approaching on Wednesday, September 18 th ! Many of us have had the chance to read this year’s One Book selection, Machine Without Horses (or have the book coming up in our holds list). Let’s also take a look at some of her other popular and acclaimed works.
The Lost Garden – During WWII, a gardener leaves London to take a job instructing...

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Posted On Friday, August 30, 2019

Goodreads_iphone What is Goodreads? Goodreads is a free app that allows users to track what books they have read, are reading, and want to read with emphasis on writing personal reviews for each book. Basically, it’s Facebook but for books.
5 Reading Hacks with Goodreads:
1. Replacement Bookmark
Never have a bookmark when you need one? Put your book in your “Currently Reading” list and use the app to track which page you’re on.
2. Find Your Next Read
Goodreads...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Ghost stories for the campfireWe know there’s got to be some of you out there who are anxious to get started on your spooky reading! Well, why wait for Halloween? Summer is still the perfect time to tell your ghost stories around the campfire, and HHPL has you covered with some spook-tacular titles! So get comfy, settle in with a treat, and prepare to be chilled in the heat!
Children’s/Middle-Grade Pick: The Screaming Staircase   by Jonathan Stroud
In the first book in the Lockwood...

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Posted On Friday, August 16, 2019

CultureDays_squareCulture Days 2019 is just around the corner and you won’t want to miss this dynamic and energizing event. It’s a celebration of vibrant arts and diverse culture in the community of Halton Hills. This celebratory event takes place September 27, 28 and 29.
Halton Hills was chosen as a designated Culture Days @ The Library program. This special designation was offered to 10 libraries across the province and provides HHPL with a high profile dedicated page on the Culture...

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Posted On Tuesday, August 13, 2019

BWC_GT_webAn increasing number of residents are embracing a healthy way of living and with that comes the environmentally conscious mindset. Biking around the Town of Halton Hills not only helps us to achieve our fitness goals but it also reduces our carbon footprint. As a result, many individuals are choosing to bike to the Library and we are helping to embrace this health conscious travel with the assistance of Ontario by Bike who has designated the Halton Hills Public Library a Bike...
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