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 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
Settlement workers help newcomers access resources in their community. … Read More Celebrating 10 years of LSP
Over the next month, we’ve got exhibits and events featuring Indigenous artists, filmmakers, storytellers, and families. We hope you can attend and contribute to the important work of truth and reconciliation in our community. These all-ages events take place at Central Library. All are free, and no registration is required.
Put your Kitchener home on the map! The City of Kitchener’s Neighbours Day is designed to showcase the many programs, services, and facilities available throughout our great city. It’s a day for everyone: kids, teens, adults, and seniors.
After moving around the world for four decades as an ESL teacher and wife of a Canadian diplomat, Barbara Campbell knows how difficult it can be for women in a foreign country to find time for themselves.
Allana Villabroza and Jessa Adloc are relatively new to Canada, but they’re already stepping up and making a big difference in our community.
What makes your city a healthy place to live? Social connections, walkability, bike lanes, transit, healthy food options, employment, traffic patterns and parking all contribute to the health of a city and the people who live there.
During an onslaught of snow, wind, and chilly temperatures last week, a group of our amazing volunteers held a warm and cosy holiday party at Central Library for the participants in English Conversation Circles. English Conversation Circles are a great way for newcomers in the community to practise English in a relaxed, supportive, and informal… Read More Polar vortex holiday party
This fall, we held a fundraising kick-off party for our new digital media studio, Studio Central, and we’re overwhelmed with the support we saw from this community. Party in the Stacks was a big success, thanks to so many of you. See the photos below.