What You Borrowed in 2019

2019 was an exciting year for the Niagara Falls Public Library. We hosted some incredible programs, introduced some amazing new collections, and had a lot of fun. However, it was you, the customer, that really made last year so wonderful.

That’s why I’m dedicating this column to your 10 favourite books, movies, CDs, and video games from 2019! These titles were the most borrowed across NFPL’s 4 locations. 

BOOKS:
1.    "The Reckoning” by John Grisham
2.    "Past Tense” by Lee Child
3.    "Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas for Celebrations, Events, Décor, and More” by Doris Wai
4.    "Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steel
5.    "The Comforts of Home” by Susan Hill
6.    "Liar, Liar” by James Patterson
7.    "Kingdom of the Blind” by Louise Penny
8.    "A Justified Murder” by Jude Deveraux
9.    "The House Next Door” by James Patterson
10.    "Connections in Death” by J. D. Robb

MOVIES:
1.    "Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story" starring Catherine Zeta-Jones
2.    "Blitz" starring Jason Statham
3.    "Mile 22" starring Mark Wahlberg
4.    "The Happytime Murders" starring Melissa McCarthy
5.    "Hell Fest" starring Amy Forsyth
6.    "Rampage" starring Dwayne Johnson
7.    "Boundaries" starring Christopher Plummer
8.    "Pablo Escobar" starring Javier Bardem
9.    "Frenzy" starring Gina Vitori
10.    "The Hunter’s Prayer" starring Sam Worthington

CDs:
1.    "Tell Me How You Really Feel” by Courtney Barnett
2.    “Origins” by Imagine Dragons
3.    "Windy City” by Alison Krauss
4.    “Pure Comedy” by Father John Misty
5.    “An American Treasure” by Tom Petty
6.    "Both Sides of the Sky” by Jimi Hendrix
7.    "High As Hope” by Florence + the Machine
8.    "Good Thing” by Leon Bridges
9.    "Unpeeled” by Cage the Elephant
10.    "Appetite for Destruction” by Guns n’ Roses

VIDEO GAMES:
1.    “Sonic Forces” for the Nintendo Switch
2.    "Let’s Go, Eevee!” for the Nintendo Switch
3.    "Mario + Rabbids kingdom battle" for the Nintendo Switch
4.    "LEGO Disney-Pixar" for the Nintendo Switch
5.    "Scribblenauts Showdown" for the Nintendo Switch
6.    "Rocket League" for the Nintendo Switch
7.    "Treasure Tracker” for the Nintendo Switch
8.    “Splatoon 2” for the Nintendo Switch
9.    “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2” for the Nintendo Switch
10.    “Pokken Tournament DX” for the Nintendo Switch

If you haven’t checked these titles out yet, visit us at any of our locations, go to our website at my.nflibrary.ca, or call us at 905-356-8080!
 

Library Notes

2020-05-27

This week marks the 132nd anniversary of the opening of Canada’s first provincial park when Queen Victoria Park officially opened on May 24, 1888.

2020-03-23

The Niagara Falls Public Library temporarily closed our doors at all four locations on Friday, March 13th 2020 until April 5th 2020.  This was our immediate response to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and align with provincial measures to support social distancing.

2020-03-02

The Niagara Falls Public Library is offering a wide range of Gardening, Health and Wellness programs this Spring! Join us Monday March 9th at 7pm as food writer Lynn Ogryzlo talks about the benefits and pitfalls of the Keto Diet. On Thursday March 5th at 7pm Master Gardener Kit Thompson will teach you how to make floral designs and arrangements with items from your garden. 

2020-02-12

According to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, a library is a collection of books, periodicals, recordings, electronic reference materials, etc for use by the public or members of a group. There are four more definitions if one is interested in reading them.

2020-02-04

What is the most priceless possession you own? Some might say their home, or their car, while others may say a precious family heirloom. The things that are priceless to us are felt on an emotional level, deep within us. That is exactly what the MasterCard credit card company knew all those 23 years when it launched its now affectionately known priceless ad campaign.

2020-01-08

2019 was an exciting year for the Niagara Falls Public Library. We hosted some incredible programs, introduced some amazing new collections, and had a lot of fun. However, it was you, the customer, that really made last year so wonderful.

2019-12-16

While doing some research the other day, I came across the name of a hotel that I had never heard of before. This is probably due to the fact that there is very little information to be found about the Bath House Hotel.