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Cover of S.F Rosa's book "The quiet girl" and Big Library Read logo
Phil, Queen's Square | July 7, 2021
Big Library Read (BLR), facilitated by OverDrive is an online reading program through Idea Exchange that connects readers from around the world with the same eBook at the same time without and wait lists or holds.  Idea Exchange is connecting our community of readers together during the next Big Library Read, the world’s largest book club. From June 28-July 12, readers can solve a compelling mystery in S.F. Kosa’s debut thriller The Quiet Girl... Read More»

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Teen with headphones on
Teen Tastemakers | August 1, 2021
This month we asked local teens to recommend their favourite summer pastimes. If you’re looking for the next big thing, read on: BOOKS: This month I... Read More»
The picnicn table on the OPO green roof
Anne, Old Post Office | August 1, 2021
The Old Post Office has a hidden gem on the second level terrace.  Our terrace is brought to life by a green roof, creating the perfect Zen community... Read More»
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals
Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2021
The Tokyo Summer Olympics is underway, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This decision isn’t without controversy. Still, for many, the Olympics... Read More»

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