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House and Home

National Thrift Shop Day

Wednesday, August 17th is National Thrift Shop Day! Thrifting has become a more popular way to shop in the last few years as an emphasis has been put on sustainability,

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Artists Gallery

August in Latcham

Latcham Art Centre is having a fantastic summer! Our Art Camps are a big hit, and the children are always coming into the studio excited to create and learn more

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Crafters Corner

Beyond Craft is Back!

BEYOND CRAFT, the show and sale of handcrafted work that Stouffville loves is back after the forced closure of the past couple of years. And this year is going to

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Other

FanFest

Star Wars and Star Trek, Marvel and DC, Disney, and anime, we’re celebrating it all! On Saturday, July 23rd visit the Library and Latcham Art Centre as we host our

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Book Club

Adult Reads: Run Rose Run

What do you get when the world’s most prolific and best-selling author teams up with country music’s most beloved figure? Run Rose Run, a dramatic novel written by James Patterson

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Artists Gallery

Latcham Studio Programs

Latcham Art Centre is excited about upcoming programs! Here are a few: Latcham Saturdays (All Ages) May 21 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Latcham Art Centre is proud to

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Artists Gallery

New Exibitions at Latcham

Beginning on Friday May 20, visitors to Latcham Art Centre can experience Both Sides Now, a two-person exhibition of abstract painting by artists Gary Evans and Frances Thomas. The title

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Book Club

Adult Reads: The Memory Librarian

The full title of this book is “The Memory Librarian, and Other Stories of Dirty Computer” and it comes from the endlessly inventive mind of Janelle Monáe, a highly accomplished

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Kids Corner

May the 4th Be With You!

May the 4th is Star Wars Day, a day to celebrate the famouse film franchise. It’s typically a day for older kids and adults., but we’ve got something special planned

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Artists Gallery

Spring Exhibitions

Visitors to Latcham Art Centre will be inspired by the vibrant work in Celebrations, an exhibition celebrating creativity, colour and youth from students at 16 local schools. View hundreds of

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Kids Corner

Love in the Library

Love in the Library by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Illustrated by Yas Imamurad Love in the Library tells the true story of the author’s grandparents, who met and fell in love at

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Book Club

ComicsPlus online resource

Do you love to read comics?  All you need is your library card to access thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga through your smart phone, tablet or web

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Book Club

Maus by Art Spiegelman

Adult Reads Maus by Art Spiegelman We usually focus on prose novels in this blog, but we’re branching out to a graphic novel. Art Spiegelman’s biographical graphic novel Maus made

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House and Home

The Amazing Benefits of Thrifting

Do you want to ditch Fast Fashion while still keeping up with fashion trends? You can find trendy, affordable clothes at your local thrift shop! You can easily buy second

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Artists Gallery

Vicky Talwar’s Inward Identities

Latcham Art Centre is pleased to present the exhibition Inward Identities featuring artwork by Vicky Talwar. Vicky Talwar is an interdisciplinary Whitchurch-Stouffville artist who draws upon her personal experience as

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Other

Homework Help at WSPL!

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library is here to help with all of your homework needs! Brainfuse HelpNow is an online platform that you can access with your library card and which

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Artists Gallery

Latcham Art Centre Programming

Latcham Art Centre is excited to welcome creatives of all ages back into our vibrant studio in the new year! Latcham Saturdays RETURNS JAN 22 Every Other Saturday | 10:00

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Book Club

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

The Elegance of the Hedgehog By Muriel Barbery Set in a bourgeois apartment building in the centre of Paris, The Elegance of the Hedgehog focuses on three main characters: Renée,

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Book Club

Christmas Books for Kids

The Christmas Season is upon us, and that means NEW Christmas books!  One of the new picture books is The Christmas Owl by Ellen Kalish and Gideon Sterer, illustrated by

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What's Cooking

Sloppy Duck with Cabbage Slaw

DO DUCK IN! Hello Neighbours! With cooler temperatures, thoughts of cozy dinners and comfort food can’t help but seep into our kitchens this Fall. At the duck farm, some of

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Crafters Corner

Educational Craft: Telling Time

Telling time, both in analog and digital formats is difficult to learn. To help our children visuals are always helpful to distinguish the difference between the two. Your round analog clock

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Physical & Mental Health

Tips to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

A family caregiver is anyone who provides physical or emotional care for a loved one in need. Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it also changes

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Sweet Treats

Pumpkin Cookies

These soft and chewy cinnamon scented cookies are made with butter, oats, brown and white sugar, raisins and pumpkin puree. Ingredients: 8 ounces butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1

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Book Club

Teen Reads for Spooky Season

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins What happens when a romance author writes a slasher novel? This book! Usually any romantic scenes in horror movies are just set

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Book Club

Adult Reads for October 2021

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit By Michael Finkel Many people state that they want to be left alone or escape modern life,

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Home staging
House and Home

Staging Increases The Dollar Value

First impressions are incredibly important for a quick sale of your home, and what a home buyer is looking for when searching for a property is, bright, clean, airy spaces

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Holiday Hustle

Gardening is an all-season event

In Canada the longest season is winter, yet the majority of households do not decorate their front porch for the winter season. Your front porch is a reflection of those

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Artists Gallery

Scott Sawtell Exhibition

LATCHAM ART CENTRE Right Before Your Eyes, September 7 – Saturday 23 More information at latchamartcentre.ca. Regional artist Scott Sawtell is celebrated for his imaginative abstract oil paintings. In his

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