EPL marking Ontario Library Week

The EPL is commemorating Ontario Library Week from Oct. 15-21. This year’s theme is “Ontario Public Libraries—It’s not by the Book Anymore.”
Librarian Shirley Sheppard invites everyone to come out to their open house. “There will be free coffee and dainties, free draws, and giveaways,” she noted.
Remember the library is the most inexpensive place for education and entertainment. It is located on Front Street overlooking the beautiful Rainy River.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (Oct. 10) were Elmer Haglin and Donna Sheppard (high), with consolations to Nicole Drennan and Donna Morrish.
Don Kinnear won the door prize winner.
Meanwhile, the monthly cribbage and 500 games were played there Saturday (Oct. 13). Cribbage winners were Jean Steele and Kate Bragg (high), and Connie Hill and Dixie Kinnear (low).
The 500 winners were Don Kinnear and Marg Ramsdale (high), and Bob and Sis Woolsey (low). Kate Bragg won the door prize.
The next monthly cribbage and 500 party is slated Saturday, Nov. 3.
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The Emo playground fundraising committee is raffling a Pelican Sun Island paddle boat (five-seater with slide) donated by Nestor Falls Marine Ltd.
Draw date is Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets cost $2 each, or three for $5. They are available at the Emo Toy Library.
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A seniors’ Christmas party and, sponsored by Legion Br. #99 at Emo, is slated Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. Cost $4 each, with tickets available from Legion or by phoning Adelia Guba at 482-2513.
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Emo Reeve Russ Fortier said council is seeking people to join the Emo Volunteer Fire Department. Those interested may contact either Fire Chief James O’Sullivan (482-2269) or the municipal office (482-2378).

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