Post by Jessica & Ali, Information Services Staff Bike Month is a celebration of cycling and all things bike-related! Whether it means riding a bike for the first time or for the 1000th time this June, there are opportunities to learn new skills, have fun, and connect with fellow bikers. Biking means helping the environment,… Read More Cycle into Summer!
Post by Scott, Grace Schmidt Room staff. From the Grand River to the Spur Line Trail, Waterloo Region is full of amazing places, both natural and built. To inspire you to get moving and explore your community this spring, we’ve created a list of books you can borrow at KPL, organized by activity. Be sure to use #ExploreWR to share events, things to do and photos. … Read More Explore Waterloo Region (#ExploreWR): Inspiring Titles
Post by Megan, Information Services staff For many of us, our natural instinct as the weather cools is to cozy up inside. However, there is so much to gain by staying active and getting some outdoor sun in. Here are just a few ideas to use some energy. Try a Local Walking Tour DTK’s Art… Read More Staying Active in Cool Weather
Post by Megan, Information Services staff According to the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, most adults should get about 20 minutes of moderate to intense exercise per day. The Region of Waterloo also links physical activity to decreased health care costs and improved mental wellness. June is traditionally bike month, so what better way to… Read More Bring on the Bikes!
June is National Bike Month and Kitchener Public Library is celebrating by bringing out our beautiful Book Pedaler to parks and community events in downtown Kitchener. Check out where she’ll be in Summer 2019! Looking for more local biking resources? Check out this list of great places to bike near you and access cycling maps and guides… Read More June is Bike Month
Some of you heartier souls have been riding your bikes throughout the winter, and many of you have been out riding – recreationally, running errands, or commuting – since the snow and ice melted. Others (like me) haven’t rolled the bike out yet. But it’s time to pin back my pantleg and get moving. We’ve… Read More Cycle city – tours, tips, and travel