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National Indigenous Peoples Day by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 10:00 AM

Today, we come together to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day. Together we can honour the diverse cultures, languages and traditions of Indigenous people around us. It is a great time to reflect and celebrate their wisdom, and contributions to Canada, and nationwide. Let’s continue to  build respect and a future where all voices can and will be heard!

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Warmer Weather Ahead, by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2024 10:00 AM

Did you know that the library offers a range of indoor and outdoor games for you to check out? With BBQ weather, birthday parties, family reunions, or just weekend fun, these games are sure to get you moving. Below are the games that are offered:

10 Pin Bowling

Giant Puzzles

Fitness Dice

Giant Egg and Spoon Race

Monster Trax

Run and Spell (like dice)

Team Walker

Various Toss Games (Bean Bags, Ring Toss, Lawn Darts)

All games can be seen on the Games shelf upstairs in the Children’s section and checked...

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Children’s Reads Related to Summer Activities, by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 10:00 AM

With summer fast approaching, some extracurricular activities are starting in our area. Your child(ren) may love to go to the parks, play at the beach, attend arts camps or even be involved in some sports.

Here are some children’s books that may interest these young minds!

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National Lemonade Day by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 10:00 AM

Every year, the first Sunday in May is deemed “National Lemonade Day.” It is a great way to promote entrepreneurship among young people as they learn about business and finances by making and selling lemonade. Kids can keep track of costs, sales and profits. Tracking can help them learn about money management.

Steps for a lemonade stand:

Step one: Create a budget; how much you should charge in order to cover supplies (cups, ingredients etc).

Step two: Set a realistic price based on cost of supplies...

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Springtime Donations by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 10:00 AM

Is Springtime Your Time to Clean?

I have noticed that my home has been collecting and collecting items, from baby clothes to extra décor. All things that are taking up space in my home and mind. With springtime right around the corner, I have found that it is the perfect time to minimize my “collection.”

I have started by embarking on a decluttering journey in my basement. It has become more than just tidying up physical spaces; it's a mindful process that extends beyond my home. As I sift...