Corrine Jubb, Library Administrator
Discovery Day is celebrated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest
Monday to June 24 th. The holiday is also known as Cabot 500 Day and remembers the discovery
of the province’s island portion in 1497 by Giovanni Caboto (aka John Cabot).
Some suggested readings about this Canadian province:
971.8 LEN – The Story of Methodism in Bonavista – author Charles Lench
971.8 JAC – Researching Your Family History in Newfoundland and Labrador
971.8 NLGS – Newfoundland Ancestor (journals)