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October 2021 Jr. BiblioFile

Last Updated 2021/10/06

After a busy week we all like to snuggle down with popcorn and watch a good movie, and what makes a better movie than one that was based on a book! It is a common difficulty to get kids of a certain age to like reading. But I have found that having a movie that


Honouring Indigenous History at the Library

Last Updated 2021/09/26

Honouring Indigenous History at the Library     September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. As part of reconciliation, it is important to learn about the history of Indigenous people in Canada and in Pinawa. Pinawa sits on the western edge of Treaty 3, the homeland of the Anishinabewaki (Anishinabek/Anishinaabe/Ojibwe)


Jr Biblio File – September

Last Updated 2021/08/22

I would like to introduce you to perhaps the coolest author literature has… September is world kid lit month! September 8th is International literacy day, September 13th is Roald Dahl day, and the 30th is International translation day! So to celebrate kid’s literature, from around the world, which has been translated into over 50 languages,


Jr Biblio File – August

Last Updated 2021/07/21

Curated Collections for your Convenience     Tucked away in the teen and magazines area, behind our comfy reading couch is a book shelf full of hanging bags. Each of these bags contain carefully curated selections of books on various topics of interest to small humans and their keepers. Some are fun and entertaining, some


Junior Biblio File – July

Last Updated 2021/06/29

July is a lovely time to read!   This month we are celebrating Eric Carle and Lois Ehlert (who recently passed away). Many of us have lovely memories of cuddling up with their cheerful, colourful, picture books.  I know I have vivid memories of the first time I heard Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do


Summer at the Library Newsletter July 4, 2021

Last Updated 2021/07/04

Pinawa Public Library pinawapubliclibrary.com Summer at the Library July 4, 2021     Summer is here, and with it, plenty of time to read in the sun, in the shade, on the beach, in a hammock…the options is endless! The library remains closed to the public, but we are continuing our curbside pick-up/drop-off and interlibrary


Pinawa Public Library Summer Reading Program Covid Modifications

Last Updated 2021/07/04

The Pinawa Public Library is happy to announce that we will be holding storytime and a children’s summer reading program this year. However, due to Covid-19 restrictions, this summer’s program will be different than in previous years. Storytime, consisting of jokes, stories, a snack and a craft, will be held every Wednesday at 1:30 in


Junior Biblio File: June, 2021

Last Updated 2021/06/14

Welcome to the Pinawa Public Library first ever Junior Biblio File!   Our library has great materials in the Junior and Teen sections, and even in this crazy time they are available to be checked out. If you have a kid, or are a kid, or just think the adult selections need more pictures, you


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/03/26

The Biblio File March 29, 2021 Please note that we will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 and Sunday, April 4, 2021 for Easter weekend.  We will re-open on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. We will be having a bunny themed Storytime at 7:00 on Thursday, April 1st via Zoom!  If you


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/03/19

The Biblio File March 22, 2021 Saturday, March 20th marked this years’ spring equinox – the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. After this date, the Northern Hemisphere begins to be tilted more toward the sun, resulting in increasing daylight hours and warming temperatures.  The amount of daylight each day will continue to increase until the summer