Encaustic Paintings at the Library

Encaustic Paintings at the Library

Catherine Orfald’s exhibition (displayed above our fiction section on the main floor) has been extended until the end of April! Here are some excerpts from Orfald on encaustic painting: “A few years ago, I was picking up supplies at one of my favourite...
Catherine Orfald – Artist

Catherine Orfald – Artist

Catherine Orfald’s artwork is on display at the library until the end of March 2021. I had the honour to be selected for the second annual CPAWS-OV DRAW retreat in 2018. I experienced first-hand a portion of the watershed around les Grandes Chutes on the Dumoine...

Dreams – Heidi

Sometimes dreams really do come true. I am writing this post from my new desk as I settle into my recent transition becoming the children and teen services librarian. We as a staff were very sad to see Ketsia go but excited for her to chase her dreams abroad. I have...

Farewell

I’m not entirely sure how to begin this blog post. I wanted to reflect on change or transitions or growth – it feels like this year has been full of all of those things at the library (and everywhere else!) and it isn’t stopping anytime soon. I am on...

What is a CSA box?

I grew up in the city of Toronto. My groceries came in fancy packages from large grocery stores chains. I spent little time thinking about where my “perfect looking” fruits and vegetables came from. Growing up I enjoyed delicious/healthy meals that my...

Eternal Summer

Welcome to the year of the eternal summer/ We are sweating under the pressure of the unknown./ Find the river/ Watch the stars/ Autumn is certain of its course/ and the weeds have no pity/ for our confusion./ I feel the sun on my face, And the coolness of night in my...
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