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The latest in library news found here:

April 21, 2017: Seed Library coming to Lawrencetown and Berwick (AVRL)

April 17, 2017: Valley Regional Library holding a Canada 150 Book Club (Kings County Advertiser/Register)

April 11, 2017: Cumberland Libraries to Remain Open (Amherst News)

April 5, 2017: Celebrating with Book Club 150 (AVRL)

February 9, 2017: Berwick Library Closure for Final Improvements (AVRL)

February 9, 2017: Hunger Games for librarians (Nova Scotia Advocate)

January 26, 2017: New Berwick library a popular spot (Kings County Advertiser/Register)

January 25, 2017: Studying 'gruesome' versions of Little Red Riding Hood (

January 23, 2017: Valley Librarian to study in Florida (Kings County Advertiser/Register)

January 23, 2017: New Chapter (Annapolis County Spectator)

January 23, 2017: AVRL is moving (AVRL)

January 18, 2017: Valley Librarian Wins Award (AVRL)

January 14, 2017: New Kentville Library (Advertiser Register)

January 10, 2017: Big Change for Berwick Library (AVRL)

January 2, 2017: Berwick Library move slated for early January (Kings County Advertiser)

November 17, 2016: Kentville Library wins FIRST place in This Place Matters Competition (AVRL)

November 3, 2016: Kings Mutual Insurance Gives Berwick Library $15,000 Boost (Kings County News)

November 2, 2016: Kings Mutual Supports Berwick Library (AVRL)

October 24, 2016: Killam Corner Raises over $20,000 (AVRL)

October 5, 2016: This Place Matters in Kentville (AVRL)

September 26, 2016: Kentville Library Lease Signed (Town of Kentville)

August 24, 2016: Old Kentville Library goes down (Advertiser-Register)

August 23, 2016: Margaret Atwood campaigning for Kentville Library (Cape Breton Post)

August 22, 2016: Kentville Library moves into former United Church (CBC)

August 19, 2016 Kentville Library Relocation Funding Agreement Signed (Chronicle Herald)

July 26, 2016: Kentville Library move update (AVRL)

July 26, 2016: Kentville Library moving into former United Church (CBC news)

July 21, 2016: Kentville Library Move Starting in August  (Register/Advertiser)

July 21, 2016: Kentville Library is Moving (AVRL)

July 19, 2016: Update on Kentville Library relocation (Town of Kentville)

July 8, 2016: Hants Faces Friday: Elizabeth Gibson  (Hants Journal)

May 11, 2016: Designing a Dream Library (Valley Harvester)

May 5, 2016 - Lawrencetown Gets Growing (Annapolis County Spectator)

April 23, 2016- Kingstec hosts Early Literacy Celebration (Kings County Advertiser)

March 30, 2016 - Next thing to go is books? The Crisis in public libraries in rural Nova Scotia (The Nova Scotia Advocate)

January 25, 2016 - Kentville Council approves former church property for Kentville Library (Kings County Advertiser)

January 6, 2016- County Council may need magic to agree on library site (Kings County Advertiser)

January 5, 2016 - Free programs strengthen and inspire families (Kings County News)

January 5, 2016 - Public Input Sought for new Kentville library (Kings County News)

December 11, 2015- Sweet Treats at Annapolis Valley libraries this Season (Nova News Now)

November 18, 2015 - Valley Firm Awarded Contract (Nova News Now)

November 12, 2015- Kentville, Kings County to split bill for new library (Chronicle Herald)

September 18, 2015 - Information Requested for Library Proposal (Kings County Advertiser)

August 18, 2015 - Annapolis Valley Regional Libary Hires New CEO (Hants Journal)

August 10, 2015 - Annapolis Valley Regional Library hires new CEO  (AVRL Press Release)

July 16, 2015 -  Hantsport Public Library Saved by Community  (article in Scoops Media online) 

June 18, 2015 - Local Businesses Propose Partnering with Town, County in New Kentville Library Space (article from Nova News Now)

May 26, 2015 - Mayor Discloses Kentville Council's Top Pick for Library Location (article from Nova News Now)

May 2, 2015 - Kentville Considering Its Options for New Library (article from Nova News Now)

April 21, 2015 - Kentville Public Library Status Update (from Town of Kentville website)

April 21, 2015 - Annapolis County to protest library relocation (article from Nova News Now)

April 21, 2015 - Bridgetown losing library headquarters (article from Nova News Now)

April 20, 2015 - Annapolis Valley Regional Library relocating headquarters to Berwick (article from Nova News Now)

April 9, 2015 - LETTER: New Kentville library location needed (from Nova News Now)

April 4, 2015 - "Be Fit Kit" regional library program aims to build physical literacy (article from Nova News Now)

April 1, 2015 - Kentville's search for a new library site continues (article from the Register/Advertiser)

March 19, 2015 - Re-imagining the Kentville Library (an article from the Grapevine)

March 9, 2015 - New Art Piece in Children's Section of Wolfville Library (an article in the Register/Advertiser)

February 19, 2015 - Library Looking for New Headquarters (an article from Nova News Now)

February 7, 2015 - Scenic Photos of Kings County on Exhibit in Wolfville (an article from Nova News Now)

January 11, 2015 - Kentville's Teen Council Doing Great Things for Library, Community (an article from Nova News Now)

December 15, 2014 - The Family of Isabel and Roy Jodrey Support New Library in Hantsport.