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Info at a Glance

The Flin Flon Public Library offers books, audio books, magazines and DVD's for lending.

A beautiful, newly designed children’s area. Complete with a lego table and toys for your enjoyment.


Flin Flon Public Library
58 Main Street
Flin Flon MB  R8A 1J8

Phone: 204-687-3397
Fax:     204-687-4233
General E-mail: ffpl@mymts.net
Administrator E-mail: ffpladmin@mts.net
Inter-Library Loan E-mail: ffplill@mymts.net


Business Hours: 

Monday 10:00 am  -  6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am -  6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am  -  6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am  -  6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am  -  5:00 pm

Closed Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.


 

 

New Release: Staff Picks

Posted by admin on October 7, 2019

New Adult Fiction

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ABOUT

In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades.

When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her--freedom, prison or death.

With The Testaments, the wait is over.

Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more than fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

"Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in." --Margaret Atwood

New Adult Non Fiction

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For fans of Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk, this is the extraordinary debut memoir of a young woman who traveled to Mongolia to compete in the world’s longest, toughest horse race, and emerged as its youngest and first-ever female winner.

At the age of nineteen, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to “the world’s longest, toughest horse race”—an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of twenty-five wild ponies across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland. On a whim, she decided to enter the race. As she boarded a plane to East Asia, she was utterly unprepared for what awaited her.

Riders often spend years preparing to compete in the Mongol Derby, a course that recreates the horse messenger system developed by Genghis Khan, and many fail to finish. Prior-Palmer had no formal training. She was driven by her own restlessness, stubbornness, and a lifelong love of horses. She raced for ten days through extreme heat and terrifying storms, catching a few hours of sleep where she could at the homes of nomadic families.

Battling bouts of illness and dehydration, exhaustion and bruising falls, she decided she had nothing to lose. Each dawn she rode out again on a fresh horse, scrambling up mountains, swimming through rivers, crossing woodlands and wetlands, arid dunes and open steppe, as American television crews chased her in their Jeeps.

Told with terrific suspense and style, in a voice full of poetry and soul, Rough Magic captures the extraordinary story of one young woman who forged ahead, against all odds, to become the first female winner of this breathtaking race.