St. Thomas Public Library

Reason #30: Like, Repin & Comment on Pinterest!

The St. Thomas Public Library is on Pinterest! Have you followed us? Pinterest is a free, online pin-board of sorts, where you can keep track of your favorite things from around the web, and also follow other pinners (like us). Following the library on Pinterest is a great way to …

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Reason #28: You Can Search Our Catalogue on Facebook!

Did you know that you can access the library’s catalogue from ourFacebook page?? It’s never been easier to search the catalogue, or place a hold on a book! On our Facebook page, we have a new button called “Search the library catalogue” When you click it, you are brought to the …

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Reason #27: Everyone Can Enjoy Free Movie Night!

Did you know that the library has been holding free movie nights for several years now? We call it Family Movie Fridays! We show everything from new releases not yet available on DVD to older favourites, and last month we started showing movies for the adult crowd too! It’s a …

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Reason #25: Awesome BBC TV Series on DVD

St. Thomas Public Library has an extensive collection of television series. But lately, British television and movies seem to be gaining speed in popularity, and the library provides! Our 25th Reason to Celebrate St. Thomas Public Library is our pretty stellar collection of BBC television series. This collection includes (but is not …

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Reason #24: We Support Local Charities!

Dress down days have been happening here at the library all this year, and staff are enjoying wearing their jeans on Fridays! Just so you know, we don’t do this purely for our own comfort. If we choose to wear jeans on a Friday we donate at least $2 to …

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Reason #23: More Kobos!

Did you know the library lends Kobos? It’s a great way to take a whole bunch of books home with you in one package! We’ve just added two more Kobos to our collection: Best of 2014 and Book Club Picks! Also available are Kobos loaded with General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Mystery, …

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Reason #19: We Support Teen Artists!

We are now officially accepting applications from Teen artists for our Teen Art Wall! We’ve had the Art in the Library on the main level of the Adult Dept for years now, and while we have had some young artists, we thought it was time for teens to have an …

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Discover at your Library

The library is often thought of as a place to gather information, research, and read. Information is stored in our books and on our computers and librarians are traditionally thought of as the gatekeepers and the guides. But is this really how libraries look now? Libraries are becoming more about …

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An Evening Adult Book Club? It’s a Mystery!

At St. Thomas Public Library, we try to offer programs that are wanted and relevant to our community. We frequently get requests and suggestions from customers for programs and events, and we do what we can to make them happen. This is one of those times. Over the past year …

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Choosing Opera

Do you know that every year, New York’s Metropolitan Opera holds auditions across the U.S. searching for the best young opera singers?  Hundreds of singers compete for a place in the finals on the stage of the Met at Lincoln Center accompanied by the full Met orchestra.  The 2013 competition, …

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Earth Day 2013 – Library Resources

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement started in 1970. St. Thomas Public Library has everything you need to celebrate Earth Day, to become a little more green, and advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint. …

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Book Bundles – 2013

Not sure what to read next? Don’t have time to browse the stacks? Grab a book bundle! Interesting Subjects, Three Books, One Bundle. St. Thomas Public Library staff came up with themes and subjects they think are “read” worthy, combed the library shelves, and come up with three books that …

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Normandy & Dieppe: A Photographic Travelogue

My husband and I had discussed a trip to France for several years, hoping to be able to travel with our friends from England. We finally made it!!   My husband’s love of history and a special interest in the two world wars were the main ...

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