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Laureen, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
We are now participating in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program! The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to... Read More»
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Stephanie, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
Over the last six months many events in our lives have changed, visiting with friends became a virtual activity via ZOOM, birthdays became drive-by... Read More»
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Brandon, Queen's Square | September 1, 2020
We have a number of helpful new library collections to launch for kids and their families just in time for back to school. And now they’re ready to... Read More»
Crystal, Lewis  and Pete
Crystal (and Lewis), Preston | April 15, 2020
One of my favourite things to do when I read at home with my son Lewis is to have the story set us up for a fun activity. I’m doing my best to keep... Read More»
Two children with earphones on listening to wonderbooks
Idea Exchange | February 26, 2020
Wonderbooks and Launchpads are now available at Idea Exchange! Created by Playaway, these innovative products help bridge the digital divide while... Read More»
Forest of Reading Titles Tree
Laureen at Queen's Square | February 20, 2020
The 2020 nominees for the Forest of Reading have been announced. We have ordered all of these titles for you to enjoy! If a title is not available at... Read More»
Boy in an astronaut suit
Stephanie, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
This July marked the 50th Anniversary of humans walking on the moon, when NASA’s astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon on... Read More»
Mother and daughter sitting together and reading
Jan, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
Every year, I look forward to all the wonderful holiday season movies and stories.  There’s nothing better than snuggling up with a cozy blanket, hot... Read More»
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Laureen at Queen's Square | November 8, 2019
The Record and The Salvation Army are working together again this year to collect Children’s and Youth book donations. These will be delivered along... Read More»
Boy and girl in kitchen doing science experiments
Amy, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
Teaching kids about the wonderful world of science can seem a little daunting if this is not your area of expertise, like me. I’ll be the first to... Read More»

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