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Ajax Public Library 60th Anniversary Memory Boards - 2010's

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Colour Photograph of the Ajax Public Library's 60th Anniversary Memory Boards - 2010's
2010s What’s Trending?

With the speed of the internet and the widespread use of social media, news and trends around the world are circulated almost instantaneously. By 2010 80% of Canadians 16 years and older use the internet. One-third of those went online with a wireless handheld device. Music, books and movies can be downloaded and enjoyed on portable tablets and phones. This trend has led to the self-publication of 2012’s hottest trilogy by E.L. James, beginning with Fifty Shades of Grey.


1.Collage of the Friends of the Library and the Teen Advisory Council winning volunteer awards.
Caption: Local stars! The Friends of the Ajax Public Library are recognized by the Town of Ajax for their volunteer contribution in 2010. TAC, the Library’s Teen Advisory Council, was honoured in 2012 for their service to our community!
2.Teddybear Sleepover
Caption: Teddybear Sleepover launches Summer Storytime
3.Copies of popular book covers The Help and the Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay.
4.Photocollage of Pumpkinville, Play for Literacy, Jeremy Tankard Author Visit and bookmark creator Cloe.
Caption: Author visits, literacy activities, community events and contests are just some of the activities the Library provides to engage young readers.
5.Photo of Battle of the Books Senior winner Westney Heights.
Caption: In 2012 the Senior Battle of the Books team from Westney Heights Public School went on to win the Regional finals in Oshawa! It was the first time a team from Westney Heights had made it into the finals.
6.Photo of Val Marshall at Queen’s Jubilee Tea.
Caption: Val Marshall at the Queen’s Jubilee Tea, 2012
7.Photo of Self-Checkout Station
Caption: Self-check software provides new options for customers beginning in 2011
8.Photo images of Freegal (side note: came in 2012)
9.Photo collage of Mayor Parish with Louise Johnson celebrating the launch of the D.I.L. online exhibit in March 2012. Other photos include DIL archive display and the cake “DILCO Welcome Official Launch of D.I.L. Online Exhibit”
10.Photo collage of Poppy Room Dedication. Photo of Donna Bright (CLEO) with two members from the Legion standing beside the plaque. Photo of the display of images of the Commando, the D.I.L. munitions plant, etc. Photo of the cake “Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Room November 10, 2010.
Caption: The Local History Room was renamed the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Room in gratitude for the Legion’s financial support.
11.Photo of the Accessibility Station – Main Branch.
Caption: The addition of assistive computers, software and devices expands library services to all residents.
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October 2012
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Tankard, Jeremy
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Ajax Public Library
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.85012 Longitude: -79.03288
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Ajax Public Library 60th Anniversary Memory Boards - 2010's

Colour Photograph of the Ajax Public Library's 60th Anniversary Memory Boards - 2010's