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Sherlock Holmes at a Laptop
Laura, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
Games, guitars, tools, sports equipment. Did you know you can check out these items and so much more from our collection? Our online catalogue is the... Read More»
cartoon of man with twisted tongue
Jessica, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
Unsurprisingly, I love reading, but I hate guessing the pronunciation of certain character names. Some are straightforward, but others take a little... Read More»
decorating supplies
Programs + Events | October 2, 2017
Welcome, Fall! It’s been so wonderful to feel the air getting crisp and cool, and see the leaves beginning to change. Now that a new school year is... Read More»
girl in costume looking in jack o'lantern
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | October 2, 2017
October is a magical time when the air smells like wood smoke and cotton candy. It's a time for putting purple cobwebs in your trees and stocking up... Read More»
dogs in ghost costumes
Jessica, Preston | October 2, 2017
I love a canine companion. What would Lost be without Vincent the Labrador? Legally Blonde without Bruiser the Chihuahua? The Wonderful Wizard of Oz... Read More»
hands on a guitar
Programs + Events | September 1, 2017
Welcome to the beginning of a new school year! As you enjoy new beginnings, and look forward to the leaves starting to fall, check out some of the... Read More»
buy local tag
Susan, Hespeler | September 1, 2017
We eat local, we act local, but how many of us read local? Books written by local authors mirror back our own experience with the idea of something... Read More»
doctor
Leah, Queen's Square | September 1, 2017
"There are books that are suitable for a million people, others for only a hundred. There are even remedies--I mean books--that were written for one... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Cover Fall 2017
Idea Exchange | August 25, 2017
The Fall 2017 edition of Idea Exchange Magazine is here! We’re hitting the ground running this fall with tons of exciting programs, like our Stranger... Read More»
tablet and stack of magazines
Stephanie, Queen's Square | August 9, 2017
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»

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