Our Ink, Our Stories exhibit at Kitchener Public Library

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

Please read something other than To Kill a Mockingbird

Throughout the month of February we’ve been featuring books about black history, and books, movies and music created by black artists, on our website and on display in our library locations. Our February Free Flicks included BlacKKKlansman, Sorry to Bother You, and In the Heat of the Night. And we hosted a dance workshop –… Read More Please read something other than To Kill a Mockingbird

ImagineIt: a connected, creative community

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

Happy Canada Day: Welcoming newcomers

We’d like to wish everyone a happy Canada Day, especially newcomers to Canada who are celebrating with us for the first time. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve received a grant of $20,470 from the Immigration Partnership Council that we’ll be using to host English conversation circles for Syrian newcomers, beginning this fall. The grant funding… Read More Happy Canada Day: Welcoming newcomers