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Phil, Queen's Square | November 1, 2019
There are a number of excellent recent non-fiction books exploring the role women spies have made to the WWII war effort, in part due to the opening of wartime archives, and the desire to tell women’s stories. If you enjoyed novels like Pam Jenoff’s  Lost Girls of Paris or Kate Quinn’s Alice Network but want to know more, here’s a selection of great page turning true stories of women spies. In Lynne Olson’s Madame Fourcade’s Secret War,  great... Read More»

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Laureen at Queen's Square | November 8, 2019
The Record and The Salvation Army are working together again this year to collect Children’s and Youth book donations. These will be delivered along... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen’s Square | November 1, 2019
From homo sapiens who started migrating across Africa over 50,000 years ago to the current flow of migrants today, the story of migration is the... Read More»
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Teens | November 1, 2019
With the temperature dropping, are you finding yourself spending more time stuck indoors? Fear not! The Teen Tastemakers have enough entertainment to... Read More»

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