The growing number of massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer a uniquely accessible option for the forever curious and eager learner. If you're not yet familiar, a MOOC is is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.
From the KPL website, you can access major hosts of academic-level content like Lynda.com, Coursera, and EdX, and more! Here's just a snippet of the music-themed courses available:
Did you know Central Library hosts live musical performances on a regular basis? Music in the Lounge is a series of performances that invite you to relax in the Reading Lounge, slow down, and listen to the sweet sounds of live music.
Wednesday, May 3 @ 7pm
DeCapo Chamber Choir
Join us in the Central Library Reading Lounge as the DaCapo Chamber Choir performs a number of selections from their upcoming concert. The choir’s director, Leonard Enns, will discuss their national NewWorks choral composition competition, including a premiere performance of Justin Lapierre's piece "Miigwetch", winner of an honourable mention in last year’s competition.
Free music in the community
Cinco de Mayo
Summer is around the corner. Join downtown Kitchener’s Cinco de Mayo lunch time party! Walk down to City Hall for a lunch break with your colleagues and friends. Sit outside and enjoy live music, and Mexican inspired food from Gastro Grub Food Truck.