Post by Ellie, Information Services Staff Animals! We don’t deserve them! I feel like I couldn’t have gotten through the stress and isolation of the pandemic without my cats, seeing dogs walk past my window and bird watching in my backyard and the park. So for this post I want to simply celebrate them –… Read More On The Greatness of Animals
Post by Ellie, Information Services Staff. As you may know, Kitchener Public Library has an art gallery in our lower level that hosts rotating exhibits of local artwork throughout the year. Unfortunately due to COVID we have had to close public access to the lower level and the art gallery, but we’ve taken this opportunity… Read More Inspired Staff Showcase
Two years ago, Kitchener Public Library teamed up with The Community Edition for a very special project entitled Our Ink, Our Stories. Our Ink, as we’ve come to lovingly refer to it, was a story-telling initiative that shed light on the hidden meanings and personal histories of the tattoos that adorn members of our community. These stories… Read More Our Ink, Our Stories exhibit at Kitchener Public Library
Just imagine it: an entire community that connects through words, stories, songs, and visual art. This month, the City of Kitchener and Kitchener Public Library launch ImagineIt Kitchener programming, with literacy events taking place throughout Kitchener to connect citizens and inspire creativity. “We’re thrilled to partner with Kitchener Public Library to provide a wide range… Read More ImagineIt: a connected, creative community
GUEST BLOG POST BY MEG HARDER, SENIOR LIBRARY ASSISTANT If you frequent Central Library in Kitchener, you might recognize me as the person at the information desk who helps you find that-book-you-heard-about-on-the-radio-can’t-remember-what-the-title-is-maybe-the-cover-had-a-bird-on-it. I imagine that in our many interactions you have come to believe my life looks something like this:
Be inspired this month as we host a series of art exhibits and demonstrations including sound, photography, history, acrylics, and oils. We’ve got three new exhibits at Central Library in June, and we’re a partner in two amazing local festivals!