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Fault In Our Stars book cover
Kelsey Taillon | November 19, 2018
The Fault in Our Stars was an inspiring book, especially since the author, John Green, wrote the book in a way that made me see the world in a new... Read More»
Tangram Art/Math
Brandon at Queen's Square | November 15, 2018
This Fall's Math Buddies program was a real joy. For nine weeks we had between 10 and 16 registered participants play together with numbers, shapes,... Read More»
girl unicorn
Victoria M. | November 13, 2018
A new life I have been on this shelf for a while until the nurse took me down and handed me to Iva. Her frail hands hugged me like how you would hold... Read More»
Design at Riverside Exterior
Gallery Attendant | November 12, 2018
Saturday, December 22 - Open Regular Hours Sunday, December 23 - CLOSED Monday, December 24 - CLOSED Tuesday, December 25 - CLOSED Wednesday,... Read More»
R2D2 Droid Box
Annie at the Old Post Office | November 1, 2018
...there was an out of this world STEAMbox! I am a huge Star Wars fan, and was immediately drawn to this STEAMbox. The artwork on this box alone is... Read More»
Makey Makey Setup
Trish at the Old Post Office | November 1, 2018
In first examining this box I wasn’t sure what to expect. The bright red box, and the circuit board design doesn’t give much away as to the contents... Read More»
woman with virtual reality headset
Programs + Events | November 1, 2018
November is here! It’s time for remembrance, cool fall days, and even more programs for you to explore. Try something new this month or indulge in... Read More»
the word play spelled out with LEGO
Sheridan Flietstra, Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Co-op Student | November 1, 2018
Check out these awesome PD Day programs on Friday, November 16. With different activities at each locations throughout day, there won’t be a dull... Read More»
Teen Tastemakers group photo
Teens, Idea Exchange | November 1, 2018
The Teen Tastemakers are ready for fall: we’ve got all the best recommendations for you as the days get shorter and the temperature gets cooler. Read... Read More»
book with light coming out of it
Susan, Queen's Square | November 1, 2018
When I’m reading, I like to check my facts and discover more about the realm of the book – whether I’m reading historical fiction, fantasy or a... Read More»

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