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Storytime with Rocket The Raccoon

Storytime with Speaking of Wildlife

Join Rocket the Raccoon, a Wildlife Ambassador at Speaking of Wildlife, for a special storytime experience! Use password “Innisfil2020.” If you have questions for the Speaking of Wildlife team, add comments on the video or on the post on our Facebook page!

Bean Planting presented by Innisfil Seed Library

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Easy and fun for all ages, learn how to plant nutritious beans in your garden or container with Innisfil Seed Library‘s Bridget Indelicato. All you need to get growing are planting beans, soil, sunshine, water and your hands! For more resources about seed growing and saving, and for Innisfil/Cookstown residents to safely borrow seeds online, … Read more

Virtual Spring Author Series at the ideaLAB & Library

The Innisfil ideaLAB & Library is pleased to announce our Spring Author Series! Join us as we welcome Canadian authors David A. Robertson, Farah Heron and Victoria Butler for a series of engaging and enlightening talks. The Speaker Series is an exciting opportunity for the community to interact and connect with notable authors, virtually, from … Read more

Innisfil Receives Funds for Ice Hut Art Project

INNISFIL, ON – This winter, the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library invited local artists to replace their canvasses with ice fishing huts. We are excited to announce that the Ice Hut Art project was funded in full, and made possible by the Government of Canada’s Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI), a funding stream being used to transform public … Read more

Ice Huts Transformed into Unique Pieces of Art

INNISFIL, ON (February 18, 2022) – This winter, local artists have taken ice huts to a whole new level. The Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, in partnership with the Town of Innisfil and local ice fishing hut operator Gail’s Hotbox Ice Huts, invited local artists to replace their canvasses with ice fishing huts. Eleven local artists have … Read more

ideaLAB & Library to Rollback Services, Return to Curbside Pick-up

INNISFIL, ON (January 3, 2022) Due to the increasing transmission rates of COVID-19 across Simcoe County, the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library is once again closing its doors. Innisfil ideaLAB & Library will remain closed to the public until further notice to support the efforts to limit the further spread of COVID-19 in our community. While … Read more

Browse, Borrow & Go at your Library

As a result of the increasing rates of transmission of COVID-19 in our region and following the guidance of the Government of Ontario and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library is introducing additional safety precautions to ensure the safety of customers and staff. Beginning Tuesday, December 21, 2021, the Cookstown, Lakeshore … Read more

An RVH South Campus is Coming to Innisfil

Bringing care closer to home for Innisfil and south Simcoe residents. After a two-year comprehensive search, RVH has chosen an 83-acre site at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Innisfil Beach Road, south of Stroud, as the location for its South Campus. Learn more about how RVH is growing and changing to meet your … Read more

New Regulations from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit released new directions for businesses or organizations on Wednesday November 24th. These new directions apply to the operation of public libraries and came into effect on Friday November 26, 2021. Due to these regulation updates you will notice the following changes in how Innisfil ideaLAB & Library operates when … Read more

Tim Hortons’ Smile Cookie Campaign a Success

TIM HORTONS’ SMILE COOKIE CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS INNISFIL, (November 12, 2021) – Thank you to local Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians across the country who supported the Smile Cookie campaign raising millions for local charities. David Blackmore, owner of the Tim Hortons located in Cookstown and Thornton along with Rachana & … Read more