November 16, 2018

Library’s French-speaking event a success

BY AUSTIN WELLS For anyone looking to learn French or improve their existing skills, the Idea Exchange’s Preston Library branch has introduced the perfect event. Their Speak More French event debuted Jan. 10, and is run by senior branch assistant Tina Runstedtler. “All of my family is of French heritage, and I’ve been speaking French for over 20 years. I finally decided that I would be interested in teaching French … Continued

In with the new at the KPL

BY DEEANNA ROLLINS Studio Central is a new creative digital hub that will be added to the main branch of the Kitchener Public Library (KPL) in the near future. It will be an expansion of the current Digital Media Lab. The library plans to add things like 3D printers, mixing and recording studios, a virtual reality room and additional spaces for other creative initiatives. On Oct. 25, the KPL held … Continued

What to expect from the LRC

BY JESSICA PETT Ten bookable rooms, 560 seats, 580 places to plug in and 80 computers. All of this is housed in the 27,000-square-foot library resource centre (LRC) at the Doon campus. There are many attributes to this newly renovated space and as students it is important to know everything that is available to you. The bright, modern and inviting library has become a safe haven to a large majority … Continued

Students find study tools redundant, motivate themselves

BY JENNA BRAUN Most Conestoga students have one thing in common: they endeavour to be successful. Many students think the best tool they can possess when it comes to focusing on their studies is their own self-perseverance. “I remind myself that I don’t have a choice,” said Jesse Moore, a first-year protection/security and investigation student. “I pay good money to be here.” “I want to do well. I know all … Continued

Ballet through the years

BY RACHEL ROY History, as we know, is filled with war, blood and disagreements, but there was a time where the world revolved around something else – ballet. On Nov. 17 at the Central Library branch of the Kitchener Public Library, Bengt Jörgen, artistic director of Ballet Jörgen Canada, introduced the history of ballet. In addition, Jörgen displayed some of the different costumes for different times and music. He also … Continued

Print girl in a digital world

by Cody Mudge Chances are that even if you are a first-year student at Conestoga you’ve visited the library at some point during your tenure. In fact, it’s tough to walk by the library and find it to be the quiet, calm and mousey auditorium you see in the movies. Contrary to the clichés, Conestoga’s library is a bustling amalgamation of traditional printed content directed at specific program needs and … Continued

Check out a human book at Conestoga College’s library

BY HAILEY MERKT The library offers a wide range of informative items, ranging from DVDs and CDs to how-tos and old news. However, on Thursday, March 6 Conestoga College’s library resource centre is taking it one step further, loaning out “Human Books” between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. as part of Respect Week. Students, staff and faculty will have the chance to “borrow a Human Book” for an enlightening 15 … Continued