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Impaired by Drug

On February 24th, 2017 in the early afternoon, the St. Thomas Police responded the report of a possible impaired driver in the East end of the City.  The vehicle was followed by a citizen, which was eventually involved in a minor collision. Officers arrived on scene shortly after and spoke with …

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Recovered Stolen Vehicle

On Wednesday February 22nd, 2017, a local resident parked their car in the downtown core. When the owner returned a short time later, they discovered vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle was subsequently recovered in London on Friday February 25th, with 2 St. Thomas residents arrested in possession of the …

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Luthy (Stoll), Mary

Luthy(Stoll), Mary of R.R.# 4 Aylmer passed away at her home with her family by her side on Saturday February 25, 2017. In her 72nd year. Beloved wife of David Luthy. Dear mother of Benjamin Luthy(Margaret) of N. Carolina, Miriam Graber(Matthew) of New York, Reuben Luthy(Elizabeth) of Michigan, Elizabeth Zehr(Henry) …

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Wanted female found passed out downtown

An unresponsive female was located passed out in the entrance way of a downtown business around 7:45pm on Thursday night. An Officer on patrol was flagged down by a passerby leading to the accused. The Officer observed the female sitting down and checked for vital signs. It was determined that …

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Byway, Phyllis (nee Johnson)

BYWAY, Mrs. Phyllis (nee Johnson), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, February 20, 2017, in her 91st year.  Wife of the late Walter Byway (2012).  Mother of Linda Dowdall (late Robert) of St. Thomas, Nancy Byway of Edmonton, AB, Penny Byway of …

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Found in the STPL Staff Lounge

he first and foremost would be the is staff. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. You are always greeted with a smile and a see you soon or thanks for dropping in as you leave. All of the staff are very knowledgeable on a number of subjects or authors. They are very willing to look up things for you to guide you in the right direction or to put in a request to order a book, cd, audiotape, movie and the list goes on.

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Teens make a difference

Did you know that teens are an integral part of our library? Not only do we offer a space and a collection just for them, but they give back by helping us plan services, put on programs and choose materials. They do behind-scenes-work on some of our most successful programs, like Haunted Library, Stuffy Sleepovers and Free Comic Book Day. Staff are always glad to have a teen volunteer to help out during these busy programs.

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Reason #16: All Students Can Study in Peace & Quiet

If you have a project to work on or an exam to study for, check out our quiet seating areas and study rooms. There are several quiet areas on the third floor to sit and work, and if you want guaranteed peace you can book one of our two study rooms for a few hours. And of course there’s also free wi-fi! Just check the password at the Information Desk. Happy studying!

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Back to Nature- Where You Belong!

Soft grass under foot, your toes can grip and feel the earth. You are surrounded by the whisper of wind in the trees, the lull of lapping water, the songs of birds, the scurrying of small animals, and the symphony of the stream. The vista is beautiful and the air is fresh.

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Adult Graphic Novels Are Here!

Graphic novels have, in the past, been regarded as just for children or only about superheroes. In reality their audience is as broad as can be imagined and their content as complex and emotive as any book or film in our library’s collection.

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We can help you go green

It’s Earth Day, time to reflect on our lives and habits and see if we can change something for the better. Change doesn’t have to be big to have impact. If you’re not sure how to be more green but you want to try, here are some resources that can help. Just click on a title to check for availability!

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The Income Tax Deadline is Approaching!

Did you know that St. Thomas Public Library offers a free income tax clinic? You may qualify! If your tax situation is simple and you make between $20,000 and $25,000 (single) or $30,000 and $35,000 (married), volunteers from the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program may be able to help you get those taxes filed! There are still a few weeks left before Income Tax is due at the end of April.

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Czura, Anna

Czura, Anna of St. Thomas, passed away Monday, February 13th, 2017, at the St. Thomas-Elgin …

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