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Libraries - Bibliomania and its Treatment <b>(3 photos)</b>

Libraries - Bibliomania and its Treatment (3 photos)

In a world ruled by an internet that is instantaneous and opinionated, we find solace and reflection, quietude and thoughtfulness in our libraries, author says
Pete’s Baby Blue Mercury Monarch and the art of pool <b>(3 photos)</b>

Pete’s Baby Blue Mercury Monarch and the art of pool (3 photos)

"My ability to conjugate amo, amare, amati, amatum is not nearly as good as my pool game," author writes of his preference to pool over Latin.
A. G. Churchill's Poetical Directory of Penetanguishene <b>(4 photos)</b>

A. G. Churchill's Poetical Directory of Penetanguishene (4 photos)

Stanzas include descriptions of the old Boys Reformatory in verse
An entertaining trip into Midland's theatre-going past <b>(4 photos)</b>

An entertaining trip into Midland's theatre-going past (4 photos)

"No one even minded Mrs. Cio coming down the aisle with her plastic baseball bat to whack those dumb enough to put their feet up on the seat ahead of them," author recalls
U - kum - tu Lodge. Ojibway Hotel Pointe au Baril, August 2, 1908 <b>(3 photos)</b>

U - kum - tu Lodge. Ojibway Hotel Pointe au Baril, August 2, 1908 (3 photos)

These days we may have a chance to recollect, author says
Blueprints For Survival: Bomb Shelters

Blueprints For Survival: Bomb Shelters

The Cold War led to the construction of backyard bomb shelters across North America
Johnny Deakos created "a shrine to the humble potato"

Johnny Deakos created "a shrine to the humble potato"

Little Lake Park fries has had many devoted fans over the years
Cook's Lake activities provide a wonderful glimpse of a different time <b>(3 photos)</b>

Cook's Lake activities provide a wonderful glimpse of a different time (3 photos)

The Eggleton family played an important role in life around the lake located near present-day Awenda Provincial Park.
They Were Young Men Once <b>(3 photos)</b>

They Were Young Men Once (3 photos)

Friday marked VE Day's 75th anniversary, commemorating the Allied victory in Europe on May 8, 1945
The Dobson Tintype: A Midland Family Revealed

The Dobson Tintype: A Midland Family Revealed

At one time, Jabez Dobson owned a huge swath of land in Midland