Post by Ali and Erica, Information Services Staff. Nowruz, the Persian word for “new day”, is rooted in Zoroastrianism, the religion of Iran before the advent of Islam. It marks the vernal equinox, the first day of spring, March 21st. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by over 300 million people… Read More What is Nowruz?
Post by Joseph, Information Services staff Want to learn how to knit, or discover more about different knitting traditions around the world? Here’s a selection of new knitting books to help you find inspiration for a new project, or dip your toes into the world of possibilities! Looking to connect and chat with other knitters?… Read More Knitting
Post by Ellie, Information Services & Marketing Staff Celebrate Black Heritage Month in 2022 with Kitchener Public Library! Here are all of the booklists, resources and programs we have available for kids and adults throughout the month:
Post by Ellie, Information Services & Marketing Staff Canada Reads is CBC’s annual “battle of the books” in which five personalities champion five different books, each extolling the merits of one title. Over a series of five debates, the panellists vote out one title until only one book remains, which is then deemed the book… Read More Canada Reads Longlist 2022
Post by Cecilia, Information Services staff Yes, it’s true! Multicultural Theatre Space (MT Space) is a local theatre company, and I am very excited to share with you a bit of their coming International Theatre Festival: IMPACT 21, adapted for COVID times… with an amazing combination of shows in-person (mostly outdoors) and virtually. I have… Read More Theatre is back!
Post by Ellie, Information Services staff Art and books are two of my favorite things, so I love working at the Central library where I can be around both! Here is some more info about the public art at KPL. Flux Enlightenment Haldimand Proclamation Children’s Displays by Shaena Hazzard Books About Art Art: The Definitive… Read More Public Art at Central Library