We’re gradually resuming more services in our branches. For health and safety reasons, access to installations in KidsStops and Discovery Zones is limited.
More about our reopening plan and available library services.
Summer isn't over yet! Every Monday until August 31, there will be a new Summer Wonder Creativity Challenge for you to build, create, design or discover with your family, using materials you have at home. So far we've designed dinosaurs and dream libraries, built bird's nests and time machines and monuments, and made graffiti and sun prints. This week's challenge is a memory test. Are you ready?
During this challenge you will learn some facts about memory. Then you'll have a chance to see and memorize 12 interesting objects and then try to remember what you saw. After you've finished the test, ask yourself these questions:
Why do we forget things, anyway? Find out on the Wonder Wall! Here are some cool tips to help improve your memory:
It's important to keep learning to challenge your brain and improve your memory. Check out these books to help keep yourself sharp and brainy:
How Can I Remember All That? by Tracy Packiam Alloway and David O'Connell
Memory Fun: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes by Elsie Olson
Miss Pell Never Misspells by Steve Martin and Martin Remphry
Remember 10 with Explorer Ben by Catherine Veitch and Duncan Beedie
The Ultimate Memory Handbook for Students by Aditi and Sudhir Singhal