As library staff, we miss seeing all of you in person. We miss chatting with our regular customers. We miss meeting new folks every day. And we miss the general magic of all the chance encounters, unexpected conversations, and unpredictable questions that allow us to help and connect with others. May has been a month… Read More End of Week Care Package
Post by Aleida, Information Services staff Welcome to our fourth end of week care package! As library staff, we miss seeing all of you in person. We miss chatting with our regular customers. We miss meeting new folks every day. And we miss the general magic of all the chance encounters, unexpected conversations, and unpredictable… Read More End of Week Care Package
Here at Kitchener Public Library we are utterly festooned with rainbows for the month of June to celebrate Pride. Case in point: Historically libraries have been an important place for 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals to find information about coming out, health, family topics and to see themselves reflected in media and books. With the emergence of the… Read More Pride Month at Kitchener Public Library
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
GUEST BLOG POST by Lesa Balch Director, Technologies and Content Library customers streamed more movies than ever before in December 2016, enjoying movies from Hoopla, downloadLibrary, CBC Curio, and National Film Board databases. Find out more about our free digital movie services here, and see our great DVD collection too.
Happy Holidays! Our holiday hours begin this Saturday. Please check whether we’re open before heading to your local library any time from Saturday, Dec. 24 to Monday, Jan. 2. While we’re open, stop in and stock up on books, movies, and music, or try out our new virtual reality experience. We’ve also got plenty of fun, fabulous,… Read More Holiday happiness
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:… Read More It’s showtime! Let’s go to the movies
We want to hear from you! What were your favourite reads of 2015?… Read More Tell us your Best of 2015
… and by better, we mean WAY better. We’d like to thank Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc. for the generous in-kind donation of a new projection system in the Theatre at Central Library. This donation, made possible by President and COO Gerry Remers, means that everyone in the community now has the opportunity to have… Read More Your Free Flicks just got better!
Come and visit us on Sunday – we’re back to serving you seven days a week! We’ve returned to regular hours, which means that starting this weekend, October 18, and running until December 13, Central Library is open on Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm.