Food and Drink

Looking for simple recipes that will wow your guests at your next party? Or, create a signature cocktail to go along with your best-served dish. For the novice or seasoned cook, get inspired at the library with books and resources that explore food and drink.  

Programs and Events

Looking for culinary tips and tricks? Get great ideas for your next meal at the library. Browse through our program guide to discover upcoming events and workshops. 

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Digital Library Resources

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New York Times Cooking is a subscription service of The New York Times offered through RHPL. This digital platform is a digital cookbook available on all platforms. Find recipes online and get tips and techniques to help you become a better and more creative home cook. Access online with your library membership.


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Pressreader is a digital newspaper and magazine subscription service with over 200 magazines on food and drink. Login with your RHPL member to unlock food recipes from around the world, get a taste for your favourite comfort foods, and learn about the latest craft beers, mocktails, and popular wines. 


Stream with Kanopy

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Check out exciting food series like Cooking Basics and Cooking Across the Ages on our new digital on-demand download streaming service, Kanopy. You can access Kanopy on any device; all you need is your library card and Internet access.