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For sale: Reel mower, bistro set

Lee Valley 27-inch reel mower. Blade sharpening...

Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Alice Munro story,...

The Toonie Book Sale, May 1

Held over by popular demand! The Toonie Book...

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Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest by Doctors Winemaker and Hsien

by Edith Cody-Rice   Hope for the Best Plan for the Rest was written by two Canadian palliative care doctors who have ushered thousands of patients through life changing illness to...

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11, Almonte Readers and Writers hosted an enthusiastic audience of poetry lovers at Equator Coffee in celebration of National Poetry Month. In a...

MMPL year in review

We've had this update from the library.

Sudden Impact: The Almonte Train Wreck of 1942

by Edith Cody-Rice   Many Almontonians will be aware of the memorial plaques at the intersection of Mill and Bridge Street commenorating the great train crash...

Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be surprised to hear that the First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, was raised in the nearby village...

‘Not My Kind of Mennonite’ author visits Almonte

This week, Ontario author Maria Moore gave an eye-opening talk about her family’s experience as Mexican Mennonites for The Covergirls Book Club in Almonte. She...

Passionate Mothers, Powerful Sons by Charlotte Gray

by Edith Cody-Rice  Once you grasp the subject of this book, you wonder, "Why didn't anyone think of this before?". Charlotte Gray, the beloved chronicler...

Book review: ‘The History of Pakenham’ by Robert Gardiner

I just finished reading Robert Gardiner's first book, The History of Pakenham.  I say "first" because I believe that Robert is going to grace...

Paper Trails by Roy MacGregor

by Edith Cody-Rice The late great Canadian journalist, broadcaster, editor and public intellectual Keith Spicer once said when asked about his memoir Life Sentences: Memoirs...

“My Mississippi Mills” public art project

“My Mississippi Mills” public art project reflects the entire community and is on display at both library branches The library community art project brings people...

Mississippi Mills Public Library recognized for high level of service

20 June 2023 – This month both branches of the Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) underwent a successful re-accreditation audit under the guidance of...

Visiting Library Service

Mississippi Mills Public Library’s Visiting Library Service (VLS) is available to residents unable to visit the library due to an illness, restricted mobility,...

Books and Beverages Local Author Event at Ottawa Valley Coffee

by Ann Shea, owner of Mill Street Books Tuesday April 04, 2023 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM Come join us for our first Books and Beverages Evening...

Lifesavers and Body Snatchers by Tim Cook

by Edith Cody-Rice  A National Treasure is coming to Almonte this Sunday, January 22 at the Old Town Hall at 2 pm.  Tim Cook, Chief...

Digital version of ‘Almonte: Spirit of Place’ now available

Print versions of John McQuarrie's popular book Almonte: Spirit of Place are now sold out, but the author tells me that you can still...

Easy New Year’s resolutions from your library!

Mississippi Mills Public Library shares ten tips for making the best of its services in 2023: https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2022/12/28/ten-easy-2023-new-years-resolutions-from-your-library/

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