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Phil, Queen's Sqaure | June 14, 2019
Common Waters is a community project that explores our relationship with water and provides a platform for us to discuss some of the most pressing... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
The Audie Award recognizes outstanding audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. The Audies are picked by the Audio Publishers Association, the not-... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
If a novel can combine interesting characters without resorting to shock and clichés, distill life today (without being reductive), use language that... Read More»
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Jessica, Hespeler | June 1, 2019
Have you ever wondered what happens to a book, or a series, if the author dies before completing it?  Writing a book takes a long time, a series even... Read More»
Indigenous Dress
Sarah, Queen's Square | May 31, 2019
June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions and culture of First Nations, Metis... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | May 30, 2019
The Summer 2019 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about How To By You, the new community led programs and workshops at Idea... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | May 16, 2019
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»
Interlibrary Loan & Delivery
Idea Exchange | May 1, 2019
Thank you to all of our members who returned their inter library loan materials to Idea Exchange. We appreciate your continued support and patience... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | May 1, 2019
 “There is no document of civilization which is not at the same time a document of barbarism.” That’s a quote from Walter Benjamin, a cultural critic... Read More»
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Jessica, Preston | May 1, 2019
I have a confession to make: I’m addicted to celebrity memoir audiobooks. There’s nothing juicier than a celebrity memoir. You get to go behind the... Read More»

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