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Support your library and win prizes!


As you probably know, Kitchener Public Library has partnered with the Levene family on the 2016 Leejay Levene fundraising calendars.

Proceeds from this year’s Leejay calendar will be used to create a Teen Tech Livingroom at Central Library – a place for teens to connect and collaborate on digital projects.

As we head toward the holidays and the New Year, now is a great time to buy your Leejay calendar. At just $10, it makes a perfect stocking stuffer, or an inexpensive gift for teachers, caregivers, and neighbours.

Here’s a little added incentive!

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Melissa Levin: feels like spring, even in winter

Photo courtesy of Nina Levitt

Melissa Levin at the the Central Library grand opening, Sept. 2014. Photo by Nina Levitt.

MELISSA LEVIN, 1958 – 2015

If you’ve been to the Children’s Library at Central, you’ve noticed Treasure Hunt, a beautiful, bold, intricate mural that runs along the entire glass wall of the children’s programming room.

This is one of the last large pieces created by Melissa Levin, a vibrant, passionate artist. Melissa died last week of a rare blood disease.

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