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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

Bilingual Storytime: Read and Learn with Sarah and Rin

Storytime

Do you know what day it is? It’s Bilingual Storytime day, with Miss Sarah and Rin! And they’re practicing the days of the week in English and Japanese as we read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle, published by Philomel Books. And check out a very special version of one of our favourite lullabies … Read more

Call for Artists: Ice Huts to Transform into Art Canvases

INNISFIL, ON – For generations, wooden structures have dotted the icy landscape of Lake Simcoe during the winter months. This winter, some of these ice huts will become refreshingly vibrant. The Town of Innisfil and the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, in partnership with local ice fishing hut operator Gail’s Hotbox Ice Huts, are inviting local artists … Read more

Construction Equipment Makes Art in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON (September 22, 2021) Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, PRNT Collective, and Georgian College are thrilled to take part in a ‘Steamroller’ Printing event on Saturday, September 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of MakerFest ’21. Printed under the drum of a 900 pound lawn roller in the parking lot of Innisfil ideaLAB & Library’s … Read more

Rhyme Time: Bubble Bubble Pop with Alex

How do we build early literacy skills? Through play of course! Play is one of the main ways that children learn how language works. So let’s get playful with a finger play today! Words: I had a little turtle, His name was Tiny Tim. I put him in the bathtubTo see if he could swim. … Read more