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Phil, Queen's Sqaure | June 14, 2019
Common Waters is a community project that explores our relationship with water and provides a platform for us to discuss some of the most pressing... Read More»
People using the maker space
Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
You’ve got skills. We’ve got a new way to share them! How do we create a better community? By sharing our passions, know-how, and skills with others... Read More»
microphone with lights behind it
Kate, Old Post Office | June 1, 2019
“Music is the universal language of mankind.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow He isn’t wrong! Music has been an integral part of the human experience... Read More»
Summer Programs
Programs + Events | June 1, 2019
Summer is finally here, bringing with it tons of new programs for you to explore. Read on for some June highlights, and check out the monthly... Read More»
Educated Audiobook Cover
Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
The Audie Award recognizes outstanding audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. The Audies are picked by the Audio Publishers Association, the not-... Read More»
women in superhero costume on pile of books
Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
If a novel can combine interesting characters without resorting to shock and clichés, distill life today (without being reductive), use language that... Read More»
Typewriter typing good bye
Jessica, Hespeler | June 1, 2019
Have you ever wondered what happens to a book, or a series, if the author dies before completing it?  Writing a book takes a long time, a series even... Read More»
sign saying de-clutter your life
Tina, Preston | May 31, 2019
I’ve become obsessed with de-cluttering. My children are now 20 and 18 and my husband and I are wanting to downsize in a few years. It’s amazing the... Read More»
Indigenous Dress
Sarah, Queen's Square | May 31, 2019
June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions and culture of First Nations, Metis... Read More»
girl reading on the grass
Idea Exchange | May 30, 2019
The Summer 2019 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about How To By You, the new community led programs and workshops at Idea... Read More»

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