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tablet and stack of magazines
Stephanie, Queen's Square | August 9, 2017
Nothing beats lounging in the sun with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your... Read More»
teen and senior at a laptop
Shannon, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
The use of technology comes as easily as breathing for teens, but for those of us who grew up in a different era, handling something high tech leaves... Read More»
news on a tablet
Lee, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
“Critical thinking is a key skill in media and information literacy, and the mission of libraries is to educate and advocate its importance.” -... Read More»
old timey dancing shoes
Programs + Events | August 1, 2017
As you continue to enjoy the sun’s rays, outside adventures, and relaxation that summer provides, we have lots of interesting events taking place at... Read More»
lady in medieval clothes
Phil, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Historical novels are most enjoyable when novelists delve more deeply into the nooks and crannies of people and places than nonfiction can often go.... Read More»
sharing food at table
Sandra, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Do you dance to the rhythm of the drums? Do you cook a feast and sit together as one? Or like South Africans, do you ululate for every victory won?... Read More»
woman and laptop
Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
It’s only August and for students, there’s still time to savour long summer days before hitting the books again. However, for those of us who haven’t... Read More»
veggie burger
Shaun, Hespeler | August 1, 2017
Not too long ago I shared an Idea based on my experiences with various diet trends, most notably vegetarianism.  Since then, I’ve met quite a few of... Read More»
boy with open book and waterfall
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
Do you remember what your favourite picture book was when you were little? Maybe you still have some of your old books with your name scrawled on the... Read More»
women in a pile of books
Jessica, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Right now it seems like we have a hundred things demanding our time.  Even our supposed down time is bombarded with a myriad of things to entertain... Read More»

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