We asked ourselves the same question, and the reality was... it's harder than expected! As we threw out a batch of cookies that were completely soft on the underside, the wise words of Mary Berry came to mind: “No soggy bottoms!" We hope that the following list of cookbooks will help you in your baking journeys, and help to prevent dreaded soggy pastry. The best part? All of these cookbooks are available through on OverDrive through our E-library.
Have that summer’s evening feeling any time of year with twinkling tin can lanterns! With a little preparation, you can turn an empty can into a beautiful lantern in about 20 minutes. Agnes shows you how.
This year’s Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre Mawita’jik 2020 is being held on National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21. This date marks the beginning of the summer solstice. Many Indigenous people have celebrated their culture and heritage on this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year. This year, the event is being offered online as we all work to keep our communities safe. Instead of hosting a multi-day gathering, we present here, a sampling of some of the drumming, dancing, and storytelling performances that would have been showcased at this year’s Mawita’jik celebration for you to enjoy.
Written by Agnes, staff member, Keshen Goodman Public Library Sensory play—activities designed to stimulate your child's senses and develop fine motor skills—are tons of fun, but they can be messy! A great way to explore sensory play, reduce clean up, and take advantage of the warmer weather is to do some outdoor water play. It's…
Making a fairy home is a great way to explore and connect with nature, and to notice things outside you may have missed before. Using your imagination and just the things you can find outside and around the house, you too can create a enchanting little world for magical fairies and gnomes. Kimberly shows you how! You’ve probably seen some interesting birdhouses while you've been out walking, and maybe you e
It’s raining, it’s pouring, and the children say it’s boring! Here are some easy ideas for playing inside and keeping your kids active and entertained.
Did you look at a clock today to find out what time it is? Did you cook yourself a snack? Did you play a game of cards? Whether you realize it or not, everyone uses math every day—to tell time, to play games, to cook, to build things, and to do almost any kind of work. Here, our Lou Duggan Creative Studio team helps kids learn more about the "M" in STEAM. Math.
HRM, Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, the Library, and community have compiled a collection of Indigenous teachings, videos, and stories.
Walking Gottingen is an immersive storytelling experience of family and community, using storytelling, natural sound, and diverse voices to transport listeners through a portal of lived experiences in the neighbourhood. This project was created by Jayde Tynes, Francella Fiallos and Sarah Poko.