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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

A Cottage in The Twilight Zone

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Recently my bride...

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Tumblehome by Brenda Missen

by Edith Cody-Rice If you love Algonquin Park, as I do, you will be intrigued by this book. It is substantial, at 304 pages (not counting acknowledgments) and is...

Dad Bod: portraits of pop culture papas by Cian Cruise

by Edith Cody-Rice I have to acknowledge at the outset that I am probably the wrong generation to review this book. I think Cian Cruise is at least a generation...

Ice War Diplomat by Gary J. Smith

by Edith Cody-Rice He had a distinguished diplomatic career full of dramatic events: he was in Israel during the 1982 war in Lebanon, in Bonn, West Germany, when the Berlin...

The Ice War Diplomat, Gary J. Smith, comes to Almonte

by Edith Cody-Rice If you are of a certain vintage you will recall the intense excitement in 1972 when a professional Canadian hockey team...

Home Hospice North Lanark Book of the Month Review: “Every Note Played”

A curated collection of books and other resources can be found at both branches of Mississippi Mills Public Library. Some of our members are...

Almonte’s Mill Street Books makes Canada’s top ten list

Mill Street Books Those who nominated this "small, community minded shop" in Almonte, Ontario, repeatedly sang the praises of owners Mary and Terry. A keen,...

Off the Record by Peter Mansbridge

by Edith Cody-Rice It's a little late in the season but for those of you who are book lovers or friends or partners of book...

Denial by Beverley McLachlin

by Edith Cody-Rice Beverley McLachlin, the former chief justice of Canada retired at the end of 2017 and not only has she been busy judging...

Library books can now be dropped off in Appleton

North Lanark Regional Museum in Appleton: a new library drop off & pick up location! Mississippi Mills Public Library and the NLRM in Appleton are...

Readers spotted in and around Mississippi Mills lost in a good book!

The Friends of Mississippi Mills Public Library (FMMPL) have captured community members taking a break in familiar locales in their new 2022 “Caught Reading”...

The Library has an app!

New, simple and convenient, free MMPL app The easiest way to access your Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) account! Renew and reserve items, place and suspend...

Library seeks copies of “Days of Toil and Tears”

Request from the Mississippi Mills Public Library Calling out to families who may no longer need/want their copy of the book pictured! Mississippi Mills Public Library...

If You Love Them Leave Them Lists by Catherine Rahal.

by Edith Cody-Rice This book by Quebec based financial advisor Catherine Rahal and designer/collaborator and Almonte resident Wendy Moenig should be in every adult home....

Patchwork Society by Sharon Johnston

by Edith Cody-Rice In March 2020, local novelist Sharon Johnston released her second novel into the void that was Covid 19. No book launches, no...

Interview with Sharon Johnston – author of Patchwork Society

by Edith Cody-Rice The Millstone interviewed Sharon Johnston about her latest novel, Patchwork Society. Mrs. Johnston has written two novels, Matrons and Madams, published in 2015,...

Library: Titles about COVID-19, pandemics & adapting to the changes

These titles are suggested by Mississippi Mills Public Library staff to support those who have children asking about COVID-19 and our world, and also...

Introducing Ann Shea, the new owner of Mill Street Books

Mary Lumsden shares this post about the new owner of Almonte's Mill Street Books So you may be wondering... who would buy a bookstore in...

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