Our community libraries are getting in the holiday spirit. Check out Country Hills Community Library – the weather outside’s not frightful, but they’ve decided to let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. They’ve even created a fire that’s so delightful!
On December 9th, library customers were treated to a fascinating conversation about the nature of accusations. Can we ever really know the truth of a situation?
Andrea Bellemare, journalist with CBC-KW, interviewed author Catherine Bush about her most recent critically acclaimed novel, Accusation.
The novel tells the story of a journalist, Sara Wheeler, as she seeks the “truth” behind an alleged crime. Raymond Renaud, a Canadian who is running a children’s circus in Ethiopia, has been accused of abusing the children he works with. The novel was inspired by actual events, and a circus that Catherine wrote about for the Globe and Mail.
Welcome to your weekend! We’ve got so much going on that we had to put it all here in one place for you.
A live music performance, artist-at-work demonstration, two great Free Flicks, an info session on refugee sponsorship, and not one, but TWO Star Wars events.
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to think about 2016 – and we’ve got the perfect planning tool for you.
Purchase a Leejay Levene calendar for just $10 at any library location, and your name will be entered in a draw for a Chromebook! The more you buy, the better your chance to win.
We’re heading into the winter holidays, and as always, your library is a happening place!
We’ve got events and activities for all ages — but you can also just come and hang out. There’s a beautiful, soaring Christmas tree in the Reading Lounge at Central Library, and the friendly staff at Hacienda Coffee are always ready with coffee, espresso drinks, hot chocolate, and treats.
Forest Heights Community Library is our busiest community library. Aside from being right in the centre of a great neighbourhood, it’s also attached to Forest Heights Collegiate and Forest Heights Pool.
So it’s no surprise this location is the hub for west-side family activities, and the staff there had an incredibly busy November. Take a look at the action:
It’s that time of year: the Best of 2015 lists are coming out. Every newspaper, magazine and website is featuring the critics’s picks of 2015 – the best of fiction, non-fiction, YA, poetry, children’s books . . . the categories are endless.
These lists are a great way to pick up suggestions, track what you’re reading, watching, and listening to compared to the broader culture, and to find holiday gift ideas.