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Posted On Tuesday, October 22, 2019

HHLS LogoThe Halton Hills Public Library has worked hard to entertain, educate and delight audiences with its evening Lecture Series for the past three years. These lectures grew from a community want for information about current, social and topical issues that we face in our communities, country, and the world. These insightful and sometimes controversial topics allow us to, discover new ideas, challenge our opinions, explore insights and understand our options in a safe and welcoming...
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Posted On Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Sing a Story ImageWhile it is quite common for people to sing to their babies, not all of us may know the value of singing to our toddlers and preschoolers. The repetition, rhythm and pacing of songs help to prepare your child for reading. Not only does singing help to build sound awareness and vocabulary but it also develops listening skills and slows down your words so children can hear the different sounds.
You can sing any song to your children, and if you feel you don’t know enough...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Bomb girlsMany of us are unaware of what our Canadian female population did to move the war effort forward. Other than maintaining homes, families, working long hours to put food on the table and keeping the economy running, courageous women worked behind the scenes to make sure the front line troops had ammo to win the War. HHPL welcomes you to come and delve into this fascinating and insightful lecture which focuses on what was happening at home and in our cities during the Second World...
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Posted On Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Teen Books for Younger Teens_PictureThere’s a whole new world of reading possibilities open for younger teens who are starting to explore the teen collection at the library. How do you know where you should start, and what books might be best for younger teens? Below are some suggestions from various genres:
Stories about real life:
A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi. A young boy, his father and sister seek refuge after their home in Syria is bombed.
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Chantal+GarneauWe live in a culture where we are continuously running out of time, and feel way too busy. Sometimes just managing to fit in basic needs can not only be challenging but tiring. Enter meditation and mindfulness. With daily meditation we can actually find more time because it helps to makes us more productive. Meditation slows down our heart rate and relaxes our mind; relieving the feelings of urgency, and dispelling distractions. We face hundreds of distractions each and every...
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