Settlement workers help newcomers access resources in their community.
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. From now until the third annual Neighbours Day on June 10, use our 3D printers to create… Continue reading Neighbours Day!
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. In January, our current Guest Librarian Robin Mazumder, hosted a Healthy Cities Panel Discussion at Central Library. To… Continue reading Ideas for a healthy city
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. It was a sold-out event, with more than 300 people in… Continue reading Party in the Stacks
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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading And the winners are ….