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classical conductor
Phil, Queen's Square | April 18, 2018
If you’re a fan of classical music, have you taken a deeper look at our free online music service, Freegal? Every week new titles are available for... Read More»
Volunteer pizza party at CCAF
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | April 2, 2018
“The heart of a volunteer can’t be measured in size, but by the depth of commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” -DeAnn Hollis We... Read More»
Programs + Events
Programs + Events | April 2, 2018
Spring is finally here! If you’ve been hiding from the cold this winter, worry not because we have a ton of great programs at all of our locations to... Read More»
Achim Klaas, owner of Klaas Design
Nicole, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
One of the most fascinating features of the Old Post Office is the historic clock which has been keeping watch over Galt’s core for the past 100... Read More»
Clemens Mill at night
Idea Exchange | April 2, 2018
There are exciting changes ahead!  Our Clemens Mill location is being renovated this summer to improve the overall experience for families, students... Read More»
head with bookshelf in it
Phil, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»
Turtles swimming in the ocean
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | April 2, 2018
Everyone loves to go on vacation, right?  Perhaps you imagine yourself snorkelling in the ocean, looking at colourful fish and graceful turtles. But... Read More»
Instant Pot
Carroll, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
By now most people have heard about the Instant Pot phenomenon. In case you haven’t, here’s a quick primer: the Instant Pot is the greatest Canadian... Read More»
Selection of chocolates
Meghan, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
If I have a vice, it’s chocolate. Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, chocolate with nuts, fancy chocolate Easter bunnies tied with pink... Read More»
How to be a Bawse
Leah, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
A bawse is a person who steps into the room like they own it. They have that swagger. That style. If you’ve ever looked at someone and wished you... Read More»

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