GUEST BLOG POST BY MEG HARDER, SENIOR LIBRARY ASSISTANT If you frequent Central Library in Kitchener, you might recognize me as the person at the information desk who helps you find that-book-you-heard-about-on-the-radio-can’t-remember-what-the-title-is-maybe-the-cover-had-a-bird-on-it. I imagine that in our many interactions you have come to believe my life looks something like this:
PHOTOS BY EMILY MCLAUGHLIN, Senior Library Assistant and LAURA REED, Manager of Children’s and Teen Services We had a flock of adorable visitors in the courtyard at Central Library the other day. The nine ducklings and their mama were wandering around on the main level of the courtyard, with their nest out of reach in… Read More Reunited, and it feels so good
GUEST POST BY KARISSA ALCOX, Librarian at Forest Heights Community Library What could be better than books, colouring, new friends, and sunshine? If you ask me, not much. Our new pop-up library program in Victoria Park was exactly that: a peaceful oasis of fun and a lively discussion of media.
On Sunday, thousands of people – from the very, very tiny all the way up to grandmas and grandpas – threw on their sunglasses, grabbed a water bottle, and headed to Kidspark in Victoria Park. Despite temperatures that soared to over 37C with the humidex, Victoria Park was a great place to beat the heat.… Read More Lots of spark at Kidspark
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