Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Free Access!

Word has come from that “In honour of Labour Day, from August 28 to September 1, is offering free access to all FamilySearch API records, which includes 1 billion records from 67 countries (nearly 200,000 records and more than 2 million images from Canada), so Canadians can discover more about their family’s working history”. 

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Canada's smallest library

According to Atlas Obscura, a magazine which reports on obscure things in the world, the smallest library in Canada is in Cardigan, in the province of Prince Edward Island.

It is operated by John A. MacDonald, who manages the library of 1,800 books, and offers a lifetime membership for $5.00.

And now MacDonald has sets his eyes on another title – he wants it added to the Guinness World Records, but sadly, there’s no category at the moment.