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...

STPL Summer Wrap Up

Summer 2019 is all done, and we must say it was a great one here at STPL! As we head into crisp fall weather let’s have a look back at everything we got up to over the last few months. Summer Reading Club Members of Summer Reading Club logged their reading all...

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...

Monthly Newsletters for Readers!

Browsing our collection of books can be fun. But sometimes it’s nice to be given a short list of books that come recommended! What if that list were to arrive in your inbox monthly? We want to make it easy for you to quickly add books to your “to...

STPL does the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2019!

Do you do a reading challenge every year, or set a reading goal? If so, we hope you’ll follow along with library staff Jess as she does Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2019! We welcome Jess to the blog to explain why she chose this challenge. Every year...

Reading Rewind: What St. Thomas Read in 2018!

It’s almost the end of the year, so we’re taking a look back at what YOU read, watched, and listened to in 2018, based on highest circulation numbers! Take a look at some of the most popular titles this year: ST. THOMAS READS: TOP 10   The 17th Suspect by...

Introducing cloudLibrary!

St. Thomas Public Library is excited to offer a brand new way to download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, or eReader! You’ve been able to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks through Overdrive and the Libby App for several years already, but now...

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....