On June 4, the Ajax Public Library was presented with the W. Kaye Lamb Award for Innovative Services to Seniors 2015 sponsored by the Ex Libris Association and the Canadian Library Association (CLA).
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Congratulations to Olivia Fardon who was presented with the Ajax Community Award for Education last night for her outstanding volunteer work with the Ajax Reading Circle over the past three years.
The Education Award is given to an individual for their work in the enhancement of learning opportunities for Ajax resident(s) through educational support, programs, events or training.
On March 25, the TD Bank Group, Hwy 2 & Westney Road branch, presented the Library with a $4,500 donation to be used toward the Regional Battle of the Books program.
On March 4, David Mills of Mills & Associates Ltd. Architect, presented the Library with a $3,000 donation on behalf of the Northumberland Durham Society of Architects. On hand to receive the donation were Donna Bright, Chief Librarian and Executive Officer (left), and Cindy Poon, Manager of Public Services. The donation will be used to enhance the Library’s resources and services in the area of architecture.
The Library’s first Science Fair on Feb. 28 was a great success! Twenty two young scientists from Grades 3 to 8 exhibited their research and it was all pretty impressive. We saw the effects of propeller angle on airplane thrust, a balloon rocket experiment, learned how solar cells produce power and much more!