Celebrating Indigenous Reads

Guess what?! It’s First Nations Public Library Week and we are excited! First, let us point you to this great website that features information about First Nations libraries and the important work they do in communities across the province: http://fnplw.olsn.ca/ In...

Teen Summer: Escape the Library Labyrinth

You’ve entered the Library Labyrinth and now you’ve run into your first challenge! Use this as your guide book if you run into a challenge that requires a little bit of inspiration. Book Challenges Try a genre that you wouldn’t normally read Need a suggestion?...

Summer Podcast Roundup

Whether you’re travelling this summer or lounging around at home, podcasts are a great way to learn and be entertained while you soak up the sun! Getting into the world of podcasts can be daunting: there are thousands of podcasts out there on thousands of...

STPL Diverse Reads 2018

As we near the end of 2018, we are reflecting on a year of wonderful diverse books! We’ve put together a list of #stpldiversereads that features a number of debuts and one title published after the loss of a great Canadian author, Richard Wagamese, in 2017....

Islamic History Month Canada

As we wrap up October, we’d like to acknowledge our Muslim Community and all they do for us locally! We’re welcoming guest blogger Iffat Farooqui, a 30-year resident of St. Thomas and a member of St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership’s...