Archives for: August 2012
Categories: RPL News, Programs & Services
Important Update Re: Parking at Central Library
This weekend, Victoria Park is playing host to the always popular Regina Folk Festival. Starting today (August 9) til Sunday, August 12, Lorne Street (in front of Central Library) is closed to all traffic including parking. Regular parking in front of the library will resume on Monday, August 13. The library apologizes for the inconvenience.
Patrons are also reminded that starting on August 18, the city will be enforcing the two hour parking limit at metered stalls on Saturdays. Drivers caught parking their vehicles for more than the allotted time, will be ticketed.
Categories: New Books
New PHR Books for August - Part 1
Categories: New Magazines
New Magazines for August
Just in time for the August long weekend...
Alberta History, Summer 2012, Vol. 60, No. 3
* "Charles M. Russell and Guy Weadick: A Match Made in Stampede Heaven" by Brian W. Dippie, pgs. 15-22.
* "Stampede Park: Origins of a Gathering Place" by Aimee Benoit, pgs. 23-32.
* "The Zeitgeist of Western Settlement and the Calgary Stampede" by David C. Jones, pgs. 43-52.
Note: Issue also contains "History Now", The Historical Society of Alberta Newsletter, for July 2012, no. 3.
Manitoba History, Spring 2012, No. 68
* "Developing a Better Model: Aboriginal Employment and the Resource Community of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba (1971-1977)" by Sarah J. Ramsden, pgs. 6-16.
* "High Stakes and Hard Times: Herb Lake and Depression-Era Mining in Northern Manitoba" by Will Steniburg, pgs. 17-27.
* "W. J. Waines, the IUN Crisis of 1978, and the Development of Post-Secondary Education in Northern Manitoba" by Jennifer Marchant, pgs. 28-34.
Note: Issue also contains "Time Lines", The Manitoba Historical Society Newsletter, for June-September 2012, Vol. 44, no. 3.
* "Un passé parfois oublié" par Céline Giguère, pgs. 6-15.
* "De la Franche-Comté à la Saskatchewan" par Linda Reverchon, pgs. 21-26.
* "Le cheminement de Fracis Kasongo" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 33-35.
Folklore,Summer 2012, Vol. 33, No. 3
* "Church on the Move" by Bev Lundahl, pgs. 12-15. Note: article is about the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Stanley Mission. To learn more about the church's history, you check out the Saskatchewan produced Edifice and Us episode which is now available for viewing in the Prairie History Room.
* "Ella Davis - A Self-Taught Artist" by Lois Lee, pgs, 22-23.
* "The Royal Visit To Moose Jaw - May 25, 1939" by Shirley Lomheim, pgs.24-25.
* "Terror from the Sky: The Regina Tornado of 1912" by Keith Foster, pgs. 26-29.
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