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crying baby
Nicole, Queen's Square | February 3, 2017
It’s a new year, which means that this is a PERFECT time to actually, finally, definitely-doing-it-this-time, sleep train your little night owl. I... Read More»
Family playing games
Kids, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Sometimes the best way to engage in literacy and learning activities at home or at our Idea Exchange locations is to play games! Games can instill... Read More»
child reading in a forest
Tina, Preston | February 1, 2017
The 2017 nominees for the Forest of Reading are out! It is Canada’s largest recreational reading program that encourages a love of books. Idea... Read More»
Unicorn
Beth, Preston | November 1, 2016
These days my three-year old daughter is fascinated by fairies, dragons, unicorns, and mermaids.  As she explores the world of magic in stories, I’ve... Read More»
Child with face on plate
Pam, Hespeler | November 1, 2016
Parents of picky eaters unite!  What do you do with a picky eater? As a parent of a picky eater I am always looking for ingenious ways to get fruits... Read More»
Mother and daughter with tablet
Kids | April 14, 2016
What’s new and exciting this fall? Why e-reading of course! With our Download Library for Kids e-reading has never been easier. Have you read the... Read More»
Forest growing from open book
Andrea | October 29, 2015
Your next great read can be found in this list of nominated Canadian books! Blue Spruce Award (Kindergarten to Grade 2) - picture books to help... Read More»
Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-a-lot book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Kids | August 21, 2015
We're super excited about these new books that are coming soon! So excited, that we want you to enjoy these fun book trailers, showcasing these... Read More»
Tumblebook
Laureen, Queen's Square | July 7, 2015
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format you'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking... Read More»
"The Winner Is" sign
Kids | May 12, 2015
The 2015 Forest of Reading Winners have been announced! Blue Spruce Award 2015 Winner: The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten by Maureen Fergus &... Read More»

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