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Learning with KPL and Lynda.com

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We’ve got great news –  Kitchener Public Library is now offering FREE, unlimited access to Lynda.com. This amazing online learning service is yours to use in the library, from home, work, or anywhere with internet access.

Whatever your goals are this year, Kitchener Public Library can help you reach them. Just use your Kitchener Public Library card to set up an account and get started!

Learn a new skill at your own pace: from 3D and animation to web design and wireframing, and everything in between. There are more than 4,000 courses to choose from in business, technology, creative skills, and more, taught by industry experts.

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Holiday happiness

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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, and (as always!) FREE activities for people of all ages.

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Look, listen, learn: June exhibits & festivals

Be inspired this month as we host a series of art exhibits and demonstrations including sound, photography, history, acrylics, and oils.

We’ve got three new exhibits at Central Library in June, and we’re a partner in two amazing local festivals!

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Mrs. Harper and the Teen Photographer

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LOCAL ARTIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER JASON PANDA WITH TEEN PHOTOGRAPHER EMILY AND MRS. LAUREEN HARPER.

Emily was an inexperienced but enthusiastic photographer when she signed up for a teen photography workshop at Central Library with Jason Panda, a local artist and photographer.

But three of Emily’s photos from that day were chosen for Imagine a Show – which led to them being exhibited at THEMUSEUM, and published in the Imagine a Show book. One of those is a real showstopper: a photo of Flux, the spectacular public art installation at Central Library. (seen above)

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