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Leisure summer reading: Georges Vanier Library

(Added 14 August 2010)

Image: Detail of the English language book section of Bibliothèque Georges-Vanier in Little Burgundy, 2450, rue Workman, Montréal

The recent Leisure propensity for mystery novels may have something to do with a new library card for Bibliothèque Georges-Vanier. Situated in a restored firehall across from a park and wading pool, Georges-Vanier library is a perfect leisure reading haunt. The library is meticuolously shelved and and visually annotated by theme (see photo above for the visual key for mystery).

Of special note, The George-Vanier book collection includes over 300 hundred books on cooking, food and gastronomie, recently donated by La Presse food critic, Françoise Kayler, Fonds Françoise Kayler.

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