PLEASE NOTE: All South Shore Public Libraries locations will be closed for the holiday on May 20, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Celebrating the new library with Egbert and I !
South Shore Public Libraries is honoured that the new library in the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre will be the Margaret Hennigar Public Library. To celebrate, SSPL is pleased to present selections from Egbert and I, Mrs. Hennigar's popular column from the Lunenburg Progress-Enterprise.
Each Thursday a new column will be posted here on the front page, and the full year of selections are collected here. This week, we are happy to present this column for you to enjoy, first published on August 27, 1969. Thrifty? Not so frugal? Regardless, have some mashed potatoes!
Special Event - Late Night at the Library!
We will be saying 'goodbye' to the current Bridgewater Library building on June 15 and 16 in preparation for saying 'hello' to the new Margaret Hennigar Public Library in the LCLC, and we want you to help us celebrate this historic occasion!
With games and divination and a late-night river walk, with a sing-a-long and movies and story-telling, a kids' treasure hunt, snacks and friends, it will be hours of fun! There will be opportunities for everyone in the community to participate:
The open house is free; any donations will be gratefully received (there is a suggested donation of $10 for the Late Night event and a minimum donation of $10 for the breakfast). Funds raised will be used for the children's area at the new library.
Tickets are limited and will be available at the Bridgewater Library, 547 King Street, Bridgewater, after 4pm on Thursday, May 16. For more information, please contact the Bridgewater Library at 543-9222 - your invitation also has all the details, download it now!
Grants from TD Canada Trust
Shown here are SSPL CEO Troy Myers and SSPL Board Chair Patrick Hirtle accepting grants from TD Canada Trust Bridgewater Branch Manager Meaghan Blyth and TD Small Business Advisor Debbie Oickle. These grants will allow us to offer a Summer Art Jam at the Bridgewater Library and facilitate "Stories About Storytellers: an Evening with Douglas Gibson" in August.
Thank you so much helping us fulfill our mission - Read, Discover, Learn, Share!
Fun With French
It's never too early to start learning French! Join us to learn songs and stories in French, and introduce your child to the sounds of a new language while having fun. Help your child get an early start towards becoming bilingual!
Telling My Story - Songwriting highlight video
The third session of Telling My Story was a 6-week long workshop on songwriting led my Alex Hickey. The participating teens learned a lot and produced some great songs - check out a summary of the workshop and a highlight video!.
Random House Boycott Continues
SSPL would like to thank our patrons for their patience during the boycott, as well as the kind words of support and participation in the online petition - if you haven't yet signed it we encourage you to do so today!
Anne Perry's - Christmas Vigil
Follow Your Library
No matter where you are, stay on top of all of the exciting events happening at your library!
Musical Munchkins - tomorrow!
Musical Munchkins is an interactive, fun, and free program for three- to five-year-olds that offers up close and personal learning with Symphony Nova Scotia musicians. check out a sample video and more at the Musical Munchkins webpage.
At 3pm on Friday, May 17, two of the Woodwind Quintet players will be conducting this unique 1/2-hour program at the Bridgewater Library. We hope to see you there!
3D Printing Open House
T.H.Raddall Branch, Liverpool, Friday, May 31, 11 am- 1pm
The open house will officially unveil 3D Printing service @ SSPL. 3D Printing provides opportunities for revolutionizing education, empowering invention, enabling experimentation, and invigorating our rural economy!
3D Printing is perfect for dreamers, tinkers, inventors, educators, artists, architects, designers, gamers, mechanics, entrepreneurs, renovators...what can it do for you?
How will you shape your space?
New feature - Children's Fiction Reviews!
Each month, we will post a staff member's brief review of a children's fiction title available at the Library!
This month, the featured title is The Rabbit Girl by Mary Arrigan. Starting in 1934 and ending in the present, check it out and see what happened in the lives of Tony and Mallie, and why the story is called The Rabbit Girl.
Visit this page for help with the Overdrive downloadable book service, including what software you need, compatible devices, and more.