Both Bounce & Roll and Fancy Manicures were widely enjoyed in both the Memorial Branch (Alliston) and the D.A. Jones Branch (Beeton). Here are a few highlights. Thank you to the Let’s Talk Science crew for a great day!
This Week’s Concept:
Last Week’s Concept & Definition:
NOONDAY DEVIL: (literally) a demon, thought to be active at noontime, which tempts us into a state of spiritual despair and sadness that drains us of our Christian hope, and inclines us to restlessness and inattention to our duties. Also a metaphor for acedia (see word of the week).
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Last Week’s Word & Definition:
ACEDIA: a complex spiritual state of lassitude and despair that overwhelms spiritual striving.
it’s that time of year again when we have to say good-bye to our graduating students as they head off into the world of higher education, travel and work. Our annual Student Farewell Picnic was on Sunday and everyone had a great time. NTPL would like to say farewell (and don’t forget to visit when you’re home) to: Abbey, Bronwyn, Hannah, Jane, Jeff & Riley.
Tickets will be available at the door as well tomorrow. Hope to see you there!
Limited tickets still available. Visit your local branch now – or purchase at the door. 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm shows.
NTPL is pleased to introduce Comic Juggler Craig Douglas on Thursday, August 13th. Craig will be visiting the
Tottenham Fitness & Community Centre, 139 Queen St. N. Gym, sharing his comedy and juggling with us. Tickets are on sale now at all three branches of the library for only $3.50 each.
See the cool poster here: Craig Douglas poster 06 NTPLAug13
Back by popular demand, Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Enjoy safe & fun science. Learn about fire & combustion then cool down with a dry ice demo. Wednesday, August 12, 10:30 am at the Beeton Memorial Arena, 22 Second St., Upstairs Hall. Tickets are on sale now at all three library branches for only $3.50 each.
It’s not too late to join us for Zootek fun next week. The wildly exciting animal shows since 1995 return to NTPL, this time they will be at the Alliston Memorial Arena for three shows on Tuesday, August 11th. Choose from 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm to enjoy the show. Every attendee has the opportunity to touch or hold each animal when appropriate. Alliston Memorial Arena 49 Nelson St. W. , Upstairs Hall. Tickets are on sale now at all three library branches for only $4.00 each.