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Notice March 21, 2022

As of March 21 we continue to be open by appointment. Our bookstore is open for in-person browsing and we continue to offer mail-order and curbside pickup options.


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3 weeks ago

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Still looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? We have lots of options for you, including some new arrivals that are hot off the presses! 🔥1) Cross Cut: Traditional Ontario Folk Songs Revisited by Dr. Allan Kirby and Rob Niezen. Includes a CD and booklet with the history and lyrics of each song. Perfect for fans of folk music! [$50 for the set]2) Peterborough's Perfect Season by Ed Arnold. Covers the history of Lacrosse and the 1974 Peterborough PCO Junior A Lacrosse season. [$25]3) Peterborough 1970s Crimes by Ed Arnold. Documents 3 murders and 1 shooting that happened in Peterborough in the 1970s. [$20] 4) Hockey's Royal Family: The Conachers by Paul White. Outlines the history of the Conacher family and their contributions to hockey. [$25] 5) Peterborough's Golf Story by Ed Arnold and Roger Self. Documents the history of golf in Peterborough. [$25]6) City of Peterborough Bird's Eye View Map. A high quality 30x40" copy of the infamous map that's hanging on the wall in our research room! Perfect for dad's man cave. [$40] Nothing here catching your eye? Visit our archives building at 567 Carnegie Avenue to shop our large selection of new and used books, maps, photographs and puzzles. All the proceeds help to keep our small organization afloat in these tough times! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Did you know that Canada's second female senator was a Peterborough woman? Find out who she was and and how she got her start in politics on our Ladies of the Lake: 20th Century Women cemetery tour! Happening this Sunday, May 15 at 1:30PM, you'll hear about several women who left their mark on the Peterborough community in the 20th century. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased on Eventbrite, here: www.eventbrite.ca/e/ladies-of-the-lake-tickets-337495627507 ... See MoreSee Less
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