Assiginack Public Library Feature

There are a lot of people who are becoming interested in renewable energy sources and opportunities. Author William H. Kemp’s book, ‘The Renewable Energy Handbook: A Guide to Rural Energy Independence, Off-Grid and Sustainable Living’ is a terrific book resource on this subject. Kemp makes a complex topic much easier to comprehend. This is a practical book that explains the concept and a good tool to assist in going about setting up and installing a non-polluting, reliable and renewable power sources. The author sets high priority on the need for environmental preservation and dedicated effectiveness in order to keep  energy source costs reasonable.

Canadian author Mark Henick has made the difficult journey through depression. In his book, ‘So-Called Normal: A Memoir of Family, Depression and Resilience’ he lays out the agonizing moments and ordeals during his battle with mental illness issues: despair, anxiety and misery. It is an emotional, memorable and intimate account of Henick’s process on his way back through the healing to restoration of his health.

Bestselling Swedish author Fredrik Backman’s new novel ‘Anxious People’ is an entertaining tale of an unusual hostage situation. It is a unique look at how each character reacts in this odd dilemma. The story is witty, insightful and compassionate, broadly demonstrating the force and importance of friends, mercy, trust and hope.

Mystery-thriller writer Lisa Jackson’s novel, ‘Whispers’ follows the curves, turns and dark secrets of a powerful family’s heritage of deceit and foul play. An unexplained drowning from the past comes back to haunt this scandalous lot. Jackson really knows how to keep readers on the edge of their seat. She always supplies suspense, terror, shocking surprises and has finales that have perplexing quirks and twists. A good read!

Young Adult Read: ‘Unplugged’ by Canadian author Gordon Korman.

DVD Pick: ‘Made in Italy’ starring Liam Neeson and his real life son Michael Richardson. This is a funny and inspiring movie filmed in beautiful Tuscany. The tale of a father and son who have not been close in a long time finally becoming a family again. Incredible scenery and superb acting!

The library is continuing to provide curbside pickup service. You can access the library’s book and DVD collection on the Township of Assiginack homepage under ‘Library.’ Instructions on how to use the curbside service is also there. Or you can call the library on Tuesdays or Saturdays (705-859-2110) between 10 am and 3 pm for help or assistance. The library wireless internet is always on and can be accessed outside the building and from the parking lot. The password is on the front door of the library.

Stay safe and well. Happy Easter everyone!