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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»
Kids | October 10, 2014
Participants of the after school Art Lab program created some robots that can draw.
Kids | October 10, 2014
Zachary Collins wrote and published two books A medieval mystery and George & Madeleine & the Chinese dragon vs. the pirates which he read... Read More»
I Spy Halloween
Kids | October 1, 2014
I spy a ghost, a pumpkin, a bat and a black cat! Have tons on fun searching for scary things in I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture Riddles. Why... Read More»