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Child's bedroom
Emily (Hespeler) | March 2, 2016
Are you a Junior Interior Decorator? Do you want your bedroom to look totally different than your brothers and sisters? Even your friends? Want to... Read More»
Umbrella with rain dripping from it
Sarah R. | February 26, 2016
It's getting on for spring (at least that's what the calendar says) and that means a few rainy days.  Don't dread them -- learn to embrace those... Read More»
kids making snow dough
Emma, Preston | February 1, 2016
Enjoy winter sensory play with homemade snow dough! Have you tried making sensory dough with your child? A very popular one, cloud dough, is a... Read More»
Young girl playing with playdoh
Sarah E. Hespeler | February 1, 2016
Chances are that if you have a little one or two at home, you have some play dough tools laying around and maybe even some well-loved dough. Maybe it... Read More»
Tina, Preston | January 7, 2016
Jeff Christie, a local artist, fellow co-worker and friend had a wonderful exhibit at the Preston Gallery at the end of last year. It was called Here... Read More»
Crayons up close
Sue, Preston | January 3, 2016
Most of us have used crayons at one time or another.  For many of us it may have been our first attempt at drawing or writing.  But where did crayons... 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»
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»