Friday, April 25, 2008

Georgina Goes Batty

This summer,
we're going a little batty @ your library!

Read Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel and go batty with the rest of Georgina. Check out the events and activities happening all summer long and get ready for author Kenneth Oppel's appearance in Georgina November 14th.

Click here for updates- Georgina Goes Batty

Thursday, April 24, 2008

New Book Thursdays

A few of the new books we received this week:

Friday, April 18, 2008

Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee a Success

Last night, Georgina Public Libraries hosted our second annual Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee. 12 teams of 3 adults spelled their way to the top. Congratulations goes to the first place spellers from Jericho Youth Services!
The event raised $13,500 which will be used by the Library and the Festival of Stories to promote family literacy in Georgina.
BreakfastTelevision producer Kevin Forget emceed while Mayor Rob Grossi "MisPronounced" err... pronounced the word list. MP Julia Munro, Advocate editor John Slykhuis and Chamber president Dan Fellini judged.
Thank you to our sponsors, CIBC, all the contestants, and a very lively crowd of "cheerleader bees". Hope to see you at the third annual Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

New Book Thursdays

New books we received this week:

Friday, April 04, 2008

Trivia Friday

Questions (card 230):

CH (Children's Literature) - Who is Max the Bunny's gem of a big sister?
CL (Classic Literature) - What demonic Ambrose Bierce work was originally titled The Cynic's Word Book?
NF (Non-fiction) - What straightforward title did New York Times science writer Natalie Angier give to her bestselling "intimate geography" of the female body?
BC (Book Club) - What Cameron Crowe debut novel bore the subtitle A True Story?
AU (Author) - What creator of The Rockford Files and The A-Team moonlights as the author of Shane Scully detective novels?
BB (BookBag) - What author looks at murder from a medical examiner's viewpoint in her bestselling chillers Cause of Death and Postmortem?
How did you do? Check comments for answers.