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Lisa Birke, The Knits, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
Lisa Birke, Artist | August 9, 2017
KNITTERS, and lovers, children or friends of KNITTERS…..I NEED YOUR FABULOUS PHOTOS!! I am looking for people to contribute to my exhibition The... Read More»
tablet and stack of magazines
Stephanie, Queen's Square | August 9, 2017
Nothing beats lounging in the sun with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your... Read More»
Boy Reading in a Boat
Kids, Idea Exchange | August 1, 2017
Even though the summer is winding down, you can still keep having fun at Idea Exchange! Join the two-time national award winning TD Summer Reading... Read More»
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Teens, Idea Exchange | August 1, 2017
Follow us on Instagram @ideaXchallenge and take the #IEXchallenge until August 19th, 2017! DO IT! MAKE IT! SNAP IT! We are halfway through our summer... Read More»
teen and senior at a laptop
Shannon, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
The use of technology comes as easily as breathing for teens, but for those of us who grew up in a different era, handling something high tech leaves... Read More»
news on a tablet
Lee, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
“Critical thinking is a key skill in media and information literacy, and the mission of libraries is to educate and advocate its importance.” -... Read More»
retro tech
Lee, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
Retro Gaming, Old School Gaming, Classic Gaming; who doesn’t love revisiting the nostalgia and simplicity of the video game industry’s early days? I... Read More»
old timey dancing shoes
Programs + Events | August 1, 2017
As you continue to enjoy the sun’s rays, outside adventures, and relaxation that summer provides, we have lots of interesting events taking place at... Read More»
lady in medieval clothes
Phil, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Historical novels are most enjoyable when novelists delve more deeply into the nooks and crannies of people and places than nonfiction can often go.... Read More»
sharing food at table
Sandra, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Do you dance to the rhythm of the drums? Do you cook a feast and sit together as one? Or like South Africans, do you ululate for every victory won?... Read More»

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