Settlement workers help newcomers access resources in their community. … Read More Celebrating 10 years of LSP
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.
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.
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.
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
PHOTOS BY EMILY MCLAUGHLIN, Senior Library Assistant and LAURA REED, Manager of Children’s and Teen Services We had a flock of adorable visitors in the courtyard at Central Library the other day. The nine ducklings and their mama were wandering around on the main level of the courtyard, with their nest out of reach in… Read More Reunited, and it feels so good
GUEST BLOG POST FROM THE CITY OF KITCHENER, ARTS & CULTURE The winners in the 2016 Youth Video Competition have been selected! We’re excited to offer you and your guests an opportunity to see the winning entries in our 2016 Youth Video Competition. Please join us on Saturday, April 30 at 2 pm in the… Read More And the winners are ….
GUEST POST BY MEG HARDER, Senior Library Assistant Learn about local history while you kick back and relax with a pile of pencil crayons! The “Colour our Collections” movement started sweeping across the world earlier this year. Building off the popularity of adult colouring, libraries searched through their archives to make their own colouring pages,… Read More Colour our Collection
GUEST POST BY KARISSA ALCOX, Librarian at Forest Heights Community Library What could be better than books, colouring, new friends, and sunshine? If you ask me, not much. Our new pop-up library program in Victoria Park was exactly that: a peaceful oasis of fun and a lively discussion of media.
On Sunday, thousands of people – from the very, very tiny all the way up to grandmas and grandpas – threw on their sunglasses, grabbed a water bottle, and headed to Kidspark in Victoria Park. Despite temperatures that soared to over 37C with the humidex, Victoria Park was a great place to beat the heat.… Read More Lots of spark at Kidspark