WBRL QuaranZine Issue 3

We’re excited to bring you our bi-weekly QuaranZine! Each issue will be a compilation of staff articles, reading recommendations, a look at our programming and more! Patrons can even submit their own articles, recipes, art, cute pictures and more!

WBRL QuaranZine Issue 2

We’re excited to bring you our bi-weekly QuaranZine! Each issue will be a compilation of staff articles, reading recommendations, a look at our programming and more! Patrons can even submit their own articles, recipes, art, cute pictures and more!

WBRL QuaranZine Issue 1

We’re excited to bring you our bi-weekly QuaranZine! Each issue will be a compilation of staff articles, reading recommendations, a look at our programming and more! Patrons can even submit their own articles, recipes, art, cute pictures and more!

Try An Inter-Library Loan

Have you ever wanted to read a book, gone to your library, and been disappointed that they don’t have it? Have you ever wanted to look at microfilm of old newspapers or government records? Have you ever wanted to get a new video game, but wanted to see if it was worth the money first? […]

A Day in Community Services

When the call for WBRL blog topics came, I knew right away that “A Day in the Life of Community Services” was a post just begging to be written. But when I sat down to hammer out a few lighthearted paragraphs about what’s typical in this job, I suddenly remembered that “typical” doesn’t exist here. […]

Nature Therapy

Early spring before the snow starts melting I start looking forward to gardening. Being outside, tending to my flower and vegetable garden gives me so much satisfaction. My harvest is even more thrilling, it is so exciting to eat what I grew myself. I do not calculate the time spent tilling and the dollars put […]

Art Projects to Do With Your Kids

“I’m not very good at it, but it feels good to have made something.” -Mr. Rogers Whether it’s working with paint, clay, crayons, or even just gluing paper scraps together, the benefits of doing arts and crafts with your children are undeniable. Practicing art improves coordination, encourages self-expression, improves fine motor skills and promotes the […]

Not Your Grandma’s Romance

It’s (almost) Valentine’s Day and that means it’s time for my favourite genre of books to shine. That’s right. True crime. I kid, I kid. While I do enjoy true crime, some might say I have an unhealthy obsession, it nicely balances the copious amounts of romance novels I read. There’s just something about romance […]

Shauna and Wylie Return to Japan! & Shauna’s Best Travel Tip

Dear readers, remember back in December when we shared some tips on planning a vacation using free library resources, and I waxed poetic endlessly about my upcoming trip to Tokyo with our library mascot, Wylie? Well, the trip is upcoming no longer- – for it has already happened! So, let’s take a gander back to […]

Histories & Biographies – The Roadmap of Existence

Did you know that when Cleopatra was dazzling the Romans and seducing Caesar and Marc Antony, the pyramids were already 2500 years old? Don’t care? That’s fine. What if I told you that Elvis Presley was really a blonde, and dyed his hair black? Or that a US Navy ship once accidentally fired a torpedo […]

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