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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»
Idea Exchange, Hespeler
Pam, Hespeler | September 1, 2015
Hespeler is home to one of the ten most beautiful Canadian Libraries, great parks, cute cafés and friendly folks.  As a Galt Girl transplanted in the... 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»
Father and daughter playing video games
Pam, Hespeler | August 1, 2015
So I’m learning how to play Minecraft at 43 years old - who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks! Why would I do this to myself you ask? Well,... Read More»
Boy and girl looking out car windows
Tina, Preston | August 1, 2015
All packed and ready to head to the cottage? Wait! The kids’ tablets are out of power and no one can find the chargers and you’re already running... Read More»
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»
Pool noodles in a pool
Laureen, Queen's Square | June 20, 2015
Besides helping you to float in a swimming pool or hitting your little brother over the head, there are lots of things you can do with pool noodles!... 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»
Dog with a book
Kids | November 13, 2014
Meet Norbert. He is one of four furry friends that currently visit the Queen's Square location to read with children during our Doggy Tales program.... Read More»
Kids | October 16, 2014
A Seussical fun time was had by these kids at our Design at Riverside location during a special Dr. Seuss storytime. Stephanie Boutari's exhibition,... Read More»