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Phil, Queen's Square | May 2, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | April 26, 2018
The 2018 One Book One Community selection has been announced. This year’s book is Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay. It’s sure to be a suspenseful... Read More»
classical conductor
Phil, Queen's Square | April 18, 2018
If you’re a fan of classical music, have you taken a deeper look at our free online music service, Freegal? Every week new titles are available for... Read More»
Programs + Events
Programs + Events | April 2, 2018
Spring is finally here! If you’ve been hiding from the cold this winter, worry not because we have a ton of great programs at all of our locations to... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»
Selection of chocolates
Meghan, Queen's Square | April 2, 2018
If I have a vice, it’s chocolate. Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, chocolate with nuts, fancy chocolate Easter bunnies tied with pink... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Spring Cover
Idea Exchange | March 8, 2018
The Spring 2018 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about the clock restoration at the Old Post Office, how Lynda.com can help you,... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | March 1, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»
I heart the 80s in neon
Jessica, Preston | March 1, 2018
The 1980s are back in a big way. Gamers are playing 8-bit video games on the NES Classic Edition. Fashionistas are rocking shoulder pads again. And... Read More»
people at a live event
Shaun, Hespeler | March 1, 2018
I think I have the Digital Blues. Okay, it’s not actually a real thing, but hear me out anyway. Here’s the problem: the internet, with its billions... Read More»

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