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Phil, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
“Who cares about history? …What’s the point of remembering stuff that happened before you were born?” It’s a question, Tariq, a nineteen-year-old... Read More»
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Programs + Events | April 1, 2019
April showers bring May flowers, but it also brings another month full of programs to explore. With professionals sharing their knowledge of writing... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers ahead! ‘Long and bleak, with no clear end in sight’ is a phrase that can used to describe the winters in Westeros,... Read More»
A Dance of Cranes by Steve Burrows
Leah and Phil, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
We’re seeing more fabulous fiction from diverse authors published in 2019. Two highly anticipated debuts are garnering lots of buzz. My Sister, the... Read More»
Carol Cooper, Idea Exchange Volunteer
Nicole, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
When Carol Cooper retired from her job with RBC Royal Bank a few years ago, she wanted to find some practical ways to spend her free time. Having... Read More»
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Jessica, Hespeler | April 1, 2019
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has had its share of memorable villains.  From Loki to Thanos, the heroes have always been tested by some of the... Read More»
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Tina, Preston | March 1, 2019
I love to travel! I’ve been very lucky to have visited some wonderful places over the last few years with my family and friends but I realize that... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | March 1, 2019
People tend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades, shamrocks and too much green beer. However, for a more authentic Irish experience this March... Read More»
Caryatids at the Acropolis
Phil, Queen's Square | March 1, 2019
It’s probably safe to say that few people are afraid of the potential wrath of Greek or Roman gods in their day-to-day life. That said, there’s still... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Spring 2019
Idea Exchange | March 1, 2019
The Spring 2019 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about the new dementia friendly books added to our collection. New fiction titles... Read More»

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