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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»
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»
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»
man on hammock with ebook
Idea Exchange | April 2, 2018
Here are a few tips to get you started borrowing eBooks from Idea Exchange. Use the downloadLibrary site to download eBooks Borrow and download... Read More»
Book and computer binary code
Ideas | March 31, 2018
Never stop learning. Whether you’re looking for academic, professional or personal development courses, you will find them Gale Courses. With well-... Read More»
Jenny Wren closeup. Photo Credit: B. Wilson. July 2014
Linda F. | March 16, 2018
The Jenny Wren statue was given to the city of Galt in October 8, 1972 by the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (or Wrens) who trained in Galt... Read More»
"Username" and "password" over binary
Idea Exchange | March 14, 2018
You don't have to type in your name and library card number every time you sign-in to check your library account online. You can tell your internet... Read More»
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Dawn, Clemens Mill | March 1, 2018
One Little Word, a single guiding term to encourage reflection and focus for the coming year. A single word can have a straight forward and... Read More»

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