Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CBC website 100 Young Adult Books

Canada has a wealth of writers telling today’s tales, revisiting our past and imagining our future. Literary or mystery, comic or graphic, historical or out of this world, here are 100 young adult books that will make you proud to be Canadian. (You can check out last year's list, 100 novels that make you proud to be Canadian here!)

To find out more information please go to the CBC website

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  1. 40 Things I Want to Tell You by Alice Kuipers

  2. A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee

  3. A Thousand Shades of Blue by Robin Stevenson

  4. Adam and Eve and Pinch-Me by Julie Johnston

  5. Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

  6. Alice, I Think by Susan Juby

  7. Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery

  8. Arctic Thunder by Robert Feagan

  9. Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari

  10. At Risk by Jacqueline Guest

  11. Audacious by Gabrielle Prendergrast

  12. Awake and Dreaming by Kit Pearson

  13. Bad Boy by Diana Wieler

  14. Baygirl by Heather T. Smith

  15. Between Sisters by Adwoa Badoe

  16. Chanda's Secrets by Allan Stratton

  17. Chasing Freedom by Gloria Ann Wesley

  18. Child of Dandelions by Shenaaz Nanji

  19. Darkest Light by Hiromi Goto

  20. Demon's Gate by Marty Chan

  21. Dust by Arthur Slade

  22. Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

  23. Escape to Gold Mountain by David HT Wong

  24. Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock

  25. Fishtailing by Wendy Phillips

  26. From Anna by Jean Little

  27. Gemini Summer by Iain Lawrence

  28. God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya

  29. Good for Nothing by Michel Noel

  30. Graffiti Knight by Karen Bass

  31. Greener Grass by Caroline Pignat

  32. Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine

  33. Hangman in the Mirror by Kate Cayley

  34. Harriet's Daughter by M. NourbeSe Philip

  35. Held by Edeet Ravel

  36. Him Standing by Richard Wagamese

  37. Hold Fast by Kevin Major

  38. Hunger Journeys by Maggie DeVries

  39. I Am Algonquin by Rick Revell

  40. In Search of April Raintree  by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier

  41. Innercity Girl Like Me by Sabrina Bernardo

  42. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

  43. Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat

  44. Money Boy by Paul Yee

  45. Murder on the Canadian by Eric Wilson

  46. My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt

  47. Night Runner by Max Turner

  48. Nix Minus One by Jill MacLean

  49. Nobody Cries at Bingo by Dawn Dumont

  50. Not Suitable for Family Viewing by Vicki Grant

  51. Obasan by Joy Kogawa

  52. Odd Man Out by Sarah Ellis

  53. One in Every Crowd by Ivan E. Coyote

  54. Pirate's Passage by William Gilkerson

  55. Plain Kate by Erin Bow

  56. Prairie Ostrich by Tamai Kobayashi

  57. Run by Eric Walters

  58. Shadow in Hawthorn Bay by Janet Lunn

  59. Shadows Cast by Stars by Catherine Knutsson

  60. Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger

  61. Skim by Mariko & Jillian Tamaki

  62. Skraelings by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley

  63. Slash by Jeannette Armstrong

  64. Stitches by Glen Huser

  65. Stones for My Father by Trilby Kent

  66. Sugar Falls by David Alexander Robertson

  67. Susceptible by Geneviève Castrée

  68. Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai

  69. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis

  70. The Crazy Man by Pamela Porter

  71. The Dream Carvers by Joan Clark

  72. The Girls They Left Behind

  73. by Bernice Thurman Hunter

  74. The Gravesavers by Sheree Fitch

  75. The Keeper of the Isis Light by Monica Hughes

  76. The Landing by John Ibbitson

  77. The Lynching of Louie Sam by Elizabeth Stewart

  78. The Maestro by Tim Wynne-Jones

  79. The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor

  80. The Painted Boy by Charles de Lint

  81. The Prince of Neither Here Nor There by Seán Cullen

  82. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen

  83. The Silent Summer of Kyle McGinley by Jan Andrews

  84. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

  85. The Tiffin by Mahtab Narsimhan

  86. The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten

  87. The Wondrous Woo by Carrianne K.Y. Leung

  88. This Can't be Happening at Macdonald Hall by Gordon Korman

  89. Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Te

  90. Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon C. McKay

  91. Tilt by Alan Cumyn

  92. To Dance at the Palais Royale by Janet McNaughton

  93. True Confessions of a Heartless Girl  by Martha Brooks

  94. Underground to Canada by Barbara Smucker

  95. Wanting Mor by Rukhsana Khan

  96. What World Is Left by Monique Polak

  97. When Everything Feels like the Movies by Raziel Reid

  98. Who Has Seen the Wind by W.O. Mitchell

  99. Wild Orchid by Beverley Brenna

  100. Will's Garden by Lee Maracle

  101. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Canada Reads 2016

Check out the Canada Read's Website


Are you ready to start over?

Canada Reads 2016 is all about starting over. All five books centre on themes of transformation and second chances; stories about people choosing — or being forced to choose — a dramatically different course in life.
Until the big reveal, you can explore the long list.
The official debates will begin on March 21 and run until March 24.
As per Canada Reads tradition, this year's books and their high profile champions were revealed live on q! The 2016 contenders are:
  • Bruce Poon Tip, defending Birdie by Tracey Lindberg
  • Farah Mohamed, defending Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz
  • Clara Hughes, defending The Illegal by Lawrence Hill
  • Adam "Edge" Copeland, defending Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter
  • Vinay Virmani, defending The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami

Here is the link to the Long List!


All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Birdie by Tracey Lindberg

Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz

Buying on Time by Antanas Sileika

Landing Gear by Kate Pullinger

Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter

Niko by Dimitri Nasrallah

Sitting Practice by Caroline Adderson

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

The Amazing Absorbing Boy by Rabindranath Maharaj

The Hero’s Walk by Anita Rau Badami

The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson, with art by Kelly Mellings

All the information in the post is from the CBC Canada Reads Site. For more information please visit


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Don't miss out on the Very Merry UnBirthday for Teens in Grades 6-12

Check out the Teen Area for Alice in Wonderland


Enjoy a very Merry UnBirthday Tea Party at the Library. Cosplay your favourite character and more!

Wednesday January 20 at 3:30pm. Registration is required.

For more information please contact Margaret at 905-563-7014 or daley @lincoln.library.on.ca

Downton Abbey Displays

At the Lincoln Public Library we are celebrating the return of the Downton Abbey with displays.

Here is the list of Items that are on Display

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

December 2015 Top 10 Book Holds

1.  Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham
2.  The Crossing
Michael Connelly
3.  See Me
Nicholas Sparks
4.  The Girl in the Spiders Web
David Lagercrantz
5.  The Lake House
Kate Morton
6.  Tricky Twenty Two
Janet Evanovich
7.  The Illegal
Lawrence Hill
8.  Stars of Fortune
Nora Roberts
9.  The Survivor
Kyle Mills
    10.Cross Justice
James Patterson

Top Ten DVDs @ the Lincoln Public Library


1.  Ant Man
2.  Spy
3.  Minions
4.  Downton abbey season 6
5.  Avengers
6.  The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
7.  The Age of Adaline
8.  Ricki and the Flash
9.  Terminator Genisys

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Happy New - Check out some of our New Displays @ Fleming Library

Happy New Year!


We have a display to help you with your New Year's Resolutions.


There are books on healthy eating, getting organized and starting your own business.


We also have a display of the authors that passed away in 2015.

Gone But Not Forgotten

Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy
M.H Abrams
Hugh Ambrose
Andre Brink
Marcia Brown
Michael Blake
Jackie Collins
Ellen Conford
E.L Doctorow
Ivan Doig
Peter Gay
Martin Gilber
Guenter Grass
Yasar Kemal
Philip Levine
Henning Mankell 
Collen McCullough
Frederic Morton
Mal Peet
Terry Pratchett
Valentin Rasputin
Ruth Rendell
Ann Rule
James Slater

Bertrice  Small
Tomas Transtromer
Ludvik Vaculik
C.K Williams
Franz Wright

After the Stressful Holidays, we have a display with colouring sheets, meditation books and more to help you relax for the winter months.