Between the Covers – August 14

T.D. SUMMER READING CLUB – The Wawa Public Library T.D. Summer Reading Club started July 2nd! We offer Reading Club in English and French, Clay Club, Science Club and Game Club. Different programs for all ages! For more information and to register, visit the Circulation Desk.  .


NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are; “Bark of Night” by David Rosenfelt, “Temptation’s Darling” by Johanna Lindsey and “Women Talking” by Miriam Toews. Come on in to the Wawa Public Library today and check it out!


STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST ARE: “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand, “Watch Me Disappear” by Janelle Brown, “Us Against You” by Fredrick Backman and this week’s feature is “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles. (from book jacket)

On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar with her boardinghouse roommate stretching three dollars as far as it will go when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker with royal blue eyes and a tempered smile, happens to sit at the neighbouring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a yearlong journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool toward the upper echelons of New York society and the executive suites of Condé Nast–rarefied environs where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve.

Wooed in turn by a shy, principled multi-millionaire, and an irrepressible Upper East Side ne’er-do-well, befriended by a single-minded widow who is ahead of her time and challenged by an imperious mentor, Katey experiences firsthand the poise secured by wealth and station and the failed aspirations that reside just below the surface. Even as she waits for circumstances to bring Tinker back into her life, she begins to realize how our most promising choices inevitably lay the groundwork for our regrets.

BOARD MEETING: The Wawa Public Library next monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, September 16th, 2019 at the Wawa Public Library beginning at 5:00 pm. All are welcome to attend!

COLLECTION OF BOOKS: 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 and our growing Graphic Novel collection!

CNIB: For the visually impaired, we have a Daisy Reader available for check out as well as books and magazines available on discs and a great selection of Audio Books.

NEWSPAPERS:  The Wawa Public Library receives weekly publication of the Algoma News as well as the Sault Star on a daily basis (no paper Sunday and Monday).  This is another great reason to stop in and check out the Wawa Public Library. Please note that in order to avoid putting old newspapers in the landfill; we have a stack available for anyone who may need them for craft material, packing or for their woodstoves.

SERVICES: The Wawa Public Library also has many other services available such as photocopying, faxing, laminating, printing, and conversion of VHS to DVD.  For more information call the circulation desk at 705-856-2244 ext 290 or stop in at 40 Broadway Avenue.

DONATIONS:  The Wawa Public Library welcomes the donation of gently used DVDs and books!  What we don’t catalogue we put in our book sales.  Thank you in advance for supporting the library!

PUBLIC ACCESS COMPUTERS, I-PADS & WI-FI:Free Wi-Fi 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. We are also able to offer computer, tablet and cell phone help. If you are interested in this service please contact the Wawa Public Library at 705-856-2244 ext. 290 to schedule an appointment with Zoe!




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