LIBRARY NEWS AND UPDATES
2022-2026 Board Members
Introducing the Bonfield Public Library Board for the 2022-2026 term
Chairperson- Leslie Larocque
Vice-chair - Britney Morin
Secretary/Treasurer - Storme Van Rassel
Trustee - Gail Johnson
Council Representative - Donna Clark
The Board will meet the first Monday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Library. Community members are encouraged to attend.
Ice Fishing Kits available to Borrow
Did you know that the Bonfield Public Library has Ice Fishing kits available to borrow?
Thanks to the Aaron Purtell Rod and Tackle Share program there are 3 kits available to borrow. Each kit comes with a Five Gallon bucket with built in tackle box and cushioned sheet, a bucket rod holder, jigging rod, tip up and scoop.
Borrowers must be library patrons in good standing and they are responsible for the care and maintenance of the equipment.
Santa's Elves ask Bonfield Public Library for Help with Letters to Santa
Santa's Helpers needed a bit of help making sure the children in the township get their Letters to Santa. Children can pick up a Dear Santa letter and envelope (French and English) from the Bonfield Public Library. Colour it, fill it out with their Christmas wishes, sign, seal and add their return address to the envelope. Place it in any Canada Post mail box and the mail carriers will make sure it is delivered to Santa.
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month
Dyslexia is the most common type of learning disability. It is estimated that between 5-20% of the population struggle to read due to dyslexia. Dyslexia is a neurologically-based condition that affects word-level reading accuracy, reading fluency, and spelling. It is often described as an unexpected difficulty in learning to read.
The International Dyslexia Association of Ontario has awarded the Bonfield Public Library a mini-grant to help purchase Decodable books and resources. During the month of October the Library will feature these resources to bring awareness to the issue of Dyslexia and the resources available to assist patrons of all ages to become readers.
Drop by the Library to see the resources available and check out these online resources: