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Tagged With: YA

Summer Reading

Are you into audio books? They’re a great way to multi-task because you can read with your ears while you drive, do chores or even exercise. Check out audiobookssync.com for access to  FREE audio books this summer (starting NOW). All you need is the Overdrive app on your phone or tablet, which is also free to download. 

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Alpha Library is on Instagram

Alpha Library has officially joined Instagram. Follow us @alphalibrary for updates on library events, new books, contests, and more!

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Pink Shirt Day 2017

February 22nd, 2017 is Pink Shirt Day, a time when students, teachers and the community come together to combat bullying. In honour of this day, come check-out our selection of books related to bullying. For more information about Pink Shirt Day, check out: http://pinkshirtday.ca/  

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Alpha Reads Trailers

Not sure which Alpha Read is for you? Check out the book trailers below made by Ms. Manhas’ Honours 9 English class. They give you a glimpse into each book’s plot and can help you figure out which one to read first!  

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Blind Date With a Book

Need something to do this Valentine’s Day? Come by the library and try a blind date with a book.  You might be thinking, “What’s a blind date with a book?”… Well, we have wrapped up a number of our most popular titles and the only way you can pick your “date” is by the few … Continue reading »

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Alpha Reads 2017

With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. Check out the video below for some information about this year’s picks and remember to take a ballot and enter our draw every time you read … Continue reading »

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Ms. Haigh Reads – Under a Painted Sky

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee is an exhilarating western filled with numerous twists, turns and near misses. Set during the California gold rush, the story follows the unlikely pairing of two young women: a young Chinese fiddle player and a runaway black slave who must fight to stay alive. Brought together by unfortunate … Continue reading »

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Ms. Haigh Reads – We All Looked Up

In We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach an astroid called Ardor is barrelling towards Earth and has a 66.6% chance of destroying the world forever.  Told from 4 different points of view, the story follows 6 high school students as they come to terms with the possibility that their lives are over in a few weeks. With the … Continue reading »

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