March 8 is International Women's Day. Take a few minutes throughout the month of March to celebrate the women who empower you, using the hashtag #YouAreEmpowerment. Learn more about how women's empowerment leads to equality. We're kicking off our celebrations this Saturday with films about girls and women all month long. Our Free Flicks are always… Continue reading Celebrate International Women’s Day
There's a PA Day this Friday for local elementary and secondary school students at both Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District Catholic School Board. If you're left scrambling for ideas to keep the kids busy, we've got you covered! Staff in the Children's and Teen Services department have pulled together a bunch… Continue reading TGIF: Feb. 26 – 28
We're nearing that point in winter when the days are noticeably longer, and a few precociously early green shoots have been spotted. It's time to start dreaming and scheming, planning and plotting - your garden, that is! Whether you're an old pro or just getting started with a few containers, join us this weekend for… Continue reading TGIF: Feb. 20 & 21
Live music, poetry slams, family photo sessions, author readings, art exhibits. A day in the life at Central.
Happy weekend! We're getting an early start. Friday, Jan. 29 is a PA Day for elementary school students in both the public and Catholic school boards, so we're kicking the weekend off with fun, free activities at every library branch. Registration is not required for most activities. School-age kids up to Grade 6 can join… Continue reading TGIF: Jan. 29 – 31
January and February are the perfect time to catch up on all the movies you missed during the busy fall and holiday season. And with the Academy Awards just around the corner, (on February 28th), our social media feeds are buzzing with Oscar talk - some of it controversial. From a recent New York Times article:… Continue reading It’s showtime! Let’s go to the movies
We're heading into the winter holidays, and as always, your library is a happening place! We've got events and activities for all ages -- but you can also just come and hang out. There's a beautiful, soaring Christmas tree in the Reading Lounge at Central Library, and the friendly staff at Hacienda Coffee are always… Continue reading Holiday happenings at KPL