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Ol’ Sluffer and the Lobster

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Some of you,...

Light Up the Night, December 2

Mississippi Mills is ready to welcome hundreds...

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Book review: “An Immense World” by Ed Yong

by Brent Eades Dolphins can use their echolocation sense to identify food targets as far as 750 yards away -- not only the shape of them but what’s beneath their...

Big Men Fear Me by Mark Bourrie

by Edith Cody-Rice In my youth, there existed a pervasive impression that Canadian history was boring. But then, we didn't study much of it. At the end of high school,...

Book review: ‘Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving’

Did you know that Home Hospice North Lanark has special sections in our local public libraries that hold a curated collection of books that deal with serious illness, death...

Book Signing with Author Whit Fraser Saturday November 12, 2022 | 11:00AM – 1:00PM

by Ann Shea, owner of Mill Street Books You are invited to drop by on  Saturday November 12th from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, to meet Whit Fraser (author,...

“Cold Edge of Heaven” — book review

I am not much of a reader. I might plow through two books a year. My wife on the other hand will go through...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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