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Presenting Empathy at Annual

I had a wonderful time presenting my Conversation Starter, “You Have My Empathy: What Does Empathy Look Like in the Library?” during Annual. I’m slowly becoming more confident at presenting. 433 more words



Shifting. I have been shifting for many years. Here. There. Everywhere. Physically and mentally. I have worked hard to unite the head, the heart, and the hand. 357 more words


Be a part of the art

We’re excited to be working with the 2015 City of Kitchener Artist-in-Residence, Janice Lee – and you can be a part of it too!

Janice is a folk artist and storyteller who is working on a video poem project titled… 198 more words

Kitchener Public Library

Victorian travels in the Middle East

Fancy a trip back in time to the Middle East of the late 1800s? Our latest exhibition on Capital Collections is a stunning collection of early travel photographs capturing these exotic lands which were far beyond the imagination of the British public of the time. 175 more words


JA Condie reblogged this on A Very Fine Library and commented:

This is a beautiful gallery of photos from the Edinburgh city collections. They really appeal to the geek in me (and the image of Istanbul's Blue Mosque brings back some happy memories). Thanks to Tales of one city for the link

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat - Chris Riddell

 To begin with who wouldn’t want to pick up this book and take a look; the cover is so appealing.

Ottoline is a girl who lives with her best friend Mr Munroe; a Norwegian bog creature.  102 more words

Children's Books

To market, to market ... 5 tips for selling your book.

Writing a book can be an absolute joy or a nightmare, depending on your outlook and the mood of your muse. But all those months (or years) of burning the midnight oil are for nought unless you can get your… 715 more words


The Great War Revisited

The digital exhibition The Great War Revisited has been created by the Library of Trinity College Dublin in cooperation with the Google Cultural Institute. The Library shows here sixty items with all kind of documents, ranging from audiovisual materials – including five videos and rare photographs taken in Iraq and Palestine – to recruiting posters,  images of letters and diaries, pamphlets and artwork. 40 more words

Audiovisual Material