TD Summer Reading Clubs and Programs – Our TDSRC has come to an end but not without signing off with a great pizza party. There were prizes for everyone who was able to attend and a fun time was had by all. The winner of the tablets for age groups 7 and up for the English Reading Club is Adelie and Sylvain is the winner for age group 7 and up for the French Reading Club. The winner of the LeapPads for ages 3-6 English Reading Club is Dalton and Zachari is the winner of the LeapPad for ages 3-6 French Reading Club. Our candy jar was raffled off to whoever read books this summer and recorded them in their Reading Club journals! With every book read each child received a draw ticket. The kids all made an extra effort to read and managed to fill a large candy jar as well as a smaller one. Lachlan won the first prize and Zachary the second. Finally, we held a Summer Colouring Contest for a chance to win a large Canada 150 Sheep. The winner of the sheep is Kallie. Thank you once again to all of sponsors and donors. We couldn’t have done it without you and we are very grateful for your donations.
On Saturday, September the 8th the Wawa Public Library will be hosting Elvis Tribute Artist, Johnny Hurricane Welsh and author of Elvis in Wonderland, Marya Kalen. This event begins at 1pm sharp with a few songs from Johnny followed with a presentation by Marya Kalen. Hope to see you all there!
Drop Box – Our drop box is in place for your convenience. You may deposit your returns only in the drop box when the library is closed. Please do not deposit batteries or ink cartridges in the drop box as they may damage our books.
New Books – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are “The Fall of Innocence” by Jenny Torres Sanchez, “The Moscow Deception” by Karen Robards, “The Real Michael Swann” by Bryan Reardon and “The President is Missing” by Bill Clinton and James Patterson.
Staff Picks for the Month of August are “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers, “Lone Wolf” by Jodi Picoult, “The Luminaries” by Eleanor Catton and this week’s feature is “Kaitlyn Wolfe-Crown Attorney” by Jacqui Morrison (from book jacket) Teenager Kaitlyn Wolfe, of First Nations descent, almost died in a racially motivated drugging. To her dismay, the perpetrator only received probation. However, Kaitlyn overcomes this tragedy, as well as growing up without her father — a policeman killed in the line of duty — to graduate as a lawyer, then to become an Assistant Crown Attorney. Hired as a prosecutor, in Vaughan, Ontario, Kaitlyn faces off with defense attorney Maxine Swayman over two related cases: one a murder and the second a failed armed robbery. Her opponent is known as the “barracuda” and is the defense attorney who successfully defended the racist who nearly killed her. Sparks fly as Kaitlyn Wolfe and Maxine Swayman wrangle over cases in court. Avenging her father’s murder is the farthest thing from her mind when Kaitlyn Wolfe is assigned the prosecution of the armed robbers. In court, Kaitlyn is suddenly interrogating the man who mercilessly murdered her dad. Will she recuse herself or send him to prison?
Come on in and check out our great selection of books, magazines, DVD’s, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, French books, and more. And don’t forget our awesome Children’s collection!
Public Access Computers, Ipads & WiFi – Free WiFi is available at the library. We have 4 public computers as well as 3 I-pads available for public use. Please inquire at the circulation desk.
The Library offers photocopying, faxing, laminating, printing, and VHS to DVD conversion. Free WiFi is available at the library, with 4 public computers and 3 iPads for public use.The Wawa Public Library also recycles your batteries and ink cartridges!
WPL has a Drop Box for returns when the library is closed. Please remember the drop box is for library materials only.
Online - WPL (wawa.olsn.ca), Wawa History page ( www.wawahistory.wawa.cc). The WPL also has a Facebook Page and one for the Summer Program, posting daily to keep you updated.Be sure to check out our E-Resources page.
Free WiFi is available at the library with 4 public computers and 3 iPads. Contact Zoe for computer, tablet and cell phone help.
LIBRARY HOURS are Monday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 am –7:00 pm, Friday 11:00 am-5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Please note that effective July 1st the Wawa Public Library will be closed on Mondays.
TELEPHONE – 705-856-2244 ext. 290 for the circulation desk or ext. 291 for the librarian’s office, or email at [email protected]
LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP is FREE to residents of the Municipality of Wawa and contracting communities.We can also issue a non-resident library card for a fee of $10.00 per month or $95.00 per year.