Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and thanks to a micro grant from the International Dyslexia Association Ontario and its Read October campaign we have been able to add “decodable books” to our children’s collection! The Petawawa Public Library is happy to help raise awareness of dyslexia and the resources available in our own library.

Our New Circulation Desk!

We are excited to officially announce the completion of our new Circulation Desk(a.k.a. the Accessible Service Desk Retrofit). This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund. This is how it started. (Yes, that is duct tape holding the bottom together). This was our temporary service point. (We’ll just callContinue reading “Our New Circulation Desk!”

Freedom to Read Week (Feb. 19 – 25)

Freedom to Read Week takes place every February in Canada. It’s a week to focus on issues of intellectual freedom. When groups or individuals interfere with this right by attempting to prevent or impede access to books or magazines, this is known as a challenge.

Giving Tuesday Request

This Giving Tuesday, support information, education, creativity and discovery – support your local library! On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, we invite our community to give back by donating to the Petawawa Public Library. We aspire to enhance learning, to inspire discovery and to foster connections through positive, informative, and accessible tools. We’ve been able toContinue reading Giving Tuesday Request