Category Archives: Libraries

Frugal Friday on Thursday

Kate Oland is not just a great speaker and advocate for rural living, she’s also a librarian at Baddeck’s public library. There, she creates and holds wonderful programming for the public, in a space that overlooks Baddeck’s picturesque harbour. Having … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian – Beer Gardens

The books reviewed here are available through the Cape Breton Regional Library. Grains are one of those things backyard gardeners tend to avoid. I know when I think of grains I tend to think of massive wheat farms in Saskatchewan. … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: Five Ways to Access your Library From Your Desk

If you don’t use your local public library yet, here are 5 steps to start using it right now without even leaving your chair. 1. Apply Online for a Library Card Both regional libraries in Cape Breton offer online card … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: Useful Gardening Books at Your Local Library

By Erin Phillips I’ll start off this week’s post by admitting I am not an expert gardener.  In fact, the first year Brian and I had a garden I had absolutely no interest in it – until harvest time, then … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: What are ‘Sustainable Communities’ and how do libraries support them?

By Erin Phillips When Leah asked me to do this book review segment for the blog, I instantly knew the kind of books I wanted to share – books relating to building a sustainable community and books which offered practical … Continue reading

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