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Patricia, teen librarian
Patricia, Clemens Mill | October 7, 2011
Lifelong learning is my raison d’etre. It’s part of who I am and how I live my life. The desire to know, learn and grow. The desire to ask hard... Read More»
Leah, our book pusher
Leah, Queen's Square | October 3, 2011
Uh-oh, what do I want to say about myself? Well you may know me as that friendly woman on the Fiction floor with the big curls and the crazy earrings... Read More»
Sandra, community connector
Sandra, Queen's Square | September 23, 2011
My Life is my passion & my community is my life   Life is not about taking a comfortable seat and simply observing - it’s about jumping in,... Read More»
Captain Canuck by Richard Comely and George Freeman book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Idea Exchange | July 22, 2011
When people think of Canada and comic books they often note that Superman’s creator Joe Shuster was Canadian even though Superman has become the... Read More»
Romance Novel Romantic
Joanna | June 17, 2011
Joanna is a daydreamer, an artist and a romantic. It’s no wonder the Cambridge Libraries and Galleries resonate do deeply with her. Art, daydreaming... Read More»
Meet Ken, an original easy rider
Idea Exchange | May 30, 2011
Ken's passion for his bike "Bertha" is only surpassed by his passion for the Cambridge Libraries where he is often found sitting before a computer... Read More»
Meet Hannah: Daredevil
Idea Exchange | May 16, 2011
My name is Hannah and I am 11 years old. I love gymnastics and hanging upside down on the parallel bars or jumping high in the air on the trampoline... Read More»
Gabriel thinks he's Harry Potter
Idea Exchange | May 2, 2011
"Hi there! My name is Gabriel and I'm 5 years old. I like playing on the computers at the library, and going to the fun activities. I go to the... Read More»
Daddy Daughter Duo Felix and Amelia
Idea Exchange | April 18, 2011
Felix & Amelia: "My family absolutely loves having the Preston branch of the library within walking distance to our house. Before we had our... Read More»
Idea Exchange | April 14, 2011
Lori is a local Cambridge teen with a passion for reading fiction and playing her guitar or drums. “My local Cambridge Library, Queen’s Square... Read More»

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