Showing posts from October, 2013

New Business Database

The Library is very pleased to announce that we have acquired one of the world’s leading business research databases.

One Book Nova Scotia Event

For the second year in a row, a coalition of libraries, publishers and booksellers have gotten together to organize One Book Nova Scotia - a series of events designed to encourage us to share the experience of reading the same book at the same time.

This year's book is Fauna by Torontowriter Alissa York and the Patrick Power Library is pleased to be able to host a reading by the author:

TIME: 10:30

We also have copies of the book available to borrow if you would like to join with other readers in the province as an active participant in One Book Nova Scotia.

The novel is getting lots of positive reviews across Canada:

Fauna is the sort of rare novel that can change the way you see your world. Its cast of misfits and dreamers is united by their visceral connection to the forgotten animals surviving in the green patches of our big cities. This book is beautiful, unusual and memorable. And Alissa York is a daring and orig…