12 Cookbooks: Cook Korean!

Post by Matt, Information Services staff Welcome to 12 Cookbooks! In this series, I read, cook from, and lightly review twelve cookbooks from Kitchener Public Library’s extensive collection. Every month I pick a book, make some food, and share my experiences. Let’s get cooking! Aside from discovering new cookbooks, one of my favourite pastimes is… Read More 12 Cookbooks: Cook Korean!

Book Review: The Death of Vivek Oji

Post by Kim, Information Services The Death of Vivek Oji is a captivating and moving story by Nigerian author Akwaeke Emezi.   Vivek Oji, the main character, is a bit of a mystery to his family. His mother Kavita knows Vivek is a gentle soul even though others view him as different and troubled. His father, Chika, is more concerned about the danger of Vivek going out with long hair in an intolerant Nigerian society,… Read More Book Review: The Death of Vivek Oji

QueerKPL: Media Club

Post by Jesse, Information Services staff. The Subtweet examines the intersections of the music industry, race, and social media through the transformative friendship between two musicians. Vivek Shraya described her identity in a 2016 interview as “Artist / South Asian / Trans / Femme / Bisexual”. Her art is multidisciplinary, ranging from music to photography… Read More QueerKPL: Media Club