Summer Book Sale

Summer Reading

Reading books is a fantastic way to learn new vocabulary, increase your understanding of a language and to see grammar in action. Selecting the right book, finding something that interests you to read, will make reading more enjoyable.

The Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library is having a Summertime Fiction Book Sale this weekend.

Friday, May 25 – 9:30 am to 8:30 pm

Saturday, May 26 – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

It is a great time to purchase books, DVDs, CDs and children’s book for summer reading. Proceeds from the sale, helps the library purchase new materials.

For more information contact the library at 519-376-6623

Explore Bruce and Grey County

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Looking for something fun to do in Grey or Bruce County this summer? Whether your favourite activity is relaxing on a beach, exploring the Bruce Trail or checking out a festival or a farmer’s market there are plenty of wonderful activities for everyone’s taste. Grey County, Colour It Your Way and Bruce County, Explore the Bruce are excellent resources for finding information about local events and places to visit in the area.

Safety Tips For A Long Weekend

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Here are some safety tips as you prepare to enjoy the Victoria Day Long Weekend.

Obey the rules of the road if you plan to travel. Don’t drink and drive, obey the speed limit, wear a seat belt and take breaks to stretch your legs.

Wear you helmet when using a bicycle, an off road vehicle or a motorcycle and be sure the helmet is done up properly.

“Know before you go” Plan ahead by knowing your route, bringing a map as a backup plan to a GPS and pack snacks and toys or books for kids. Prepare ahead by checking the weather and road conditions before traveling.

Be safe on the water. The Ontario Parks Blog has some excellent information on ways to stay safe if you plan to go boating.