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Truck Load Of Books, Library Take Out Allowance And Self-Checkout

Truck Load Of Books, Library Take Out Allowance And Self-Checkout

Nov 19, 2011
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We were standing in line at the library to checkout our pile of books and DVDs. I had only six books and three DVDs. I thought that I was taking little too many items and the librarian for sure may say something. Read More »
Empire State Building Tombstone In The Aurora Cemetery, John W. Bowser

Empire State Building Tombstone In The Aurora Cemetery, John W. Bowser

For the first fourteen years of my life I used to live in Europe in a small town, with population of three thousand people and with some an amazing historical background dated back to 14th century. Read More »
Our Library Is Not Lending Library, Your Library Card Is Free

Our Library Is Not Lending Library, Your Library Card Is Free

It is not a first time I have been asked if the Aurora library card or membership is free. Since we got our new library cards for free back in August we are regularly taking books and DVDs out also for free. Read More »
Will Curious George Ever Stop Smoking? Impacts & Ignorance

Will Curious George Ever Stop Smoking? Impacts & Ignorance

I hate cigarette smoke, but the most I hate when others do not obey the rules. The reason for this post is my observation made on the weekend while shopping at the Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket. Read More »
Our Museum, It’s Like You Know The UFO Sighting, But Check Out The Library

Our Museum, It’s Like You Know The UFO Sighting, But Check Out The Library

Oct 13, 2011
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Museum in our town is the ongoing issue. Meaning we really don't have one right now and trying to get it back from the Cultural Center on the Church Street. Read More »
Printed Phone Book Use, I Found One Use, A Relief

Printed Phone Book Use, I Found One Use, A Relief

If anyone is interested Michael (Michael's Blog) may still have the printed phone book for sale - Phone Book for Sale!. Back in January Michael wrote how useless are the printed phone books. Read More »
Time For A New Library, Or A Second New Library

Time For A New Library, Or A Second New Library

'Hi I am Matthew. I am three years old and I want library card please' - Matthew asked the library lady at the information desk. Read More »
Pet Cemetery, Access Denied

Pet Cemetery, Access Denied

Aug 18, 2011
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It isn't going to happen after seeing this sign. The Kennel Inn is now closed and there is absolutely no trespassing. I thought that Kennel Inn was always private property, but according to the sign it is now. Read More »
Aurora Library Visit, A Library Card & Introduction

Aurora Library Visit, A Library Card & Introduction

Aug 3, 2011
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I made plans to visit the Aurora Public Library, and we did on Tuesday, day after the long weekend (Civic Holiday). Honestly, I was surprised how busy it was. Parents with children, teenagers, adults, and seniors were everywhere we turned. Read More »
Aurora High School Teachers Photo Journey

Aurora High School Teachers Photo Journey

Aug 3, 2011
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A while ago, (June 2011) I have published post (Aurora, A History In Pictures Collectible Book Arrived With A Surprise, An Old Photo) about a photograph that arrived in the mail Read More »
People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

Jul 13, 2011
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Some sources are telling me that there is a possibility that the overgrown pet cemetery was owned by Kennel Inn in Aurora, and now is changing hands, possibly to be developed in the future. Read More »
Happy Woodlawn Pet Cemetery, Dog Ghost Stories, Part II

Happy Woodlawn Pet Cemetery, Dog Ghost Stories, Part II

Jul 11, 2011
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It was the Forgotten Mysteries 1947 book by R. Dewitt Miller that I stumbled upon and the local article to connect the two to find out that Mr. and Mrs. Blochin were the owners of the Bencruachan Kennnels and a couple who started the first pet cemetery in Canada here in Aurora. Read More »
Pet Cemetery, Not Just Aurora’s But Canada’s First, Part I

Pet Cemetery, Not Just Aurora’s But Canada’s First, Part I

Jul 11, 2011
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Happy Woodlawn is the name of the Canada's first pet cemetery located here in Town of Aurora, Ontario. Where exactly? Some of us do know and some of us do not. Read More »
Aurora, A History In Pictures Collectible Book Arrived With A Surprise, An Old Photo

Aurora, A History In Pictures Collectible Book Arrived With A Surprise, An Old Photo

Jun 25, 2011
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Aurora, A History In Pictures book by W. John McIntyre arrived few weeks ago at my mail box. I ordered this book online from Amazon already used since this book is not in circulation. Read More »