INTRODUCING OUR NEW SERIES - 85 QUEEN This fall, we've started a new series at Central Library called 85 QUEEN. Modelled after the 92nd Street Y in New York City and the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Public Library, we hope these events will spark community conversations. Featuring critically acclaimed authors, thought-provoking… Continue reading Prevention, Prisons & Popcorn – Mr. Howard Sapers
GUEST POST BY AIMEE JEFFREY, Adult Literacy Librarian For over 40 years UNESCO has promoted International Literacy Day on September 8 to focus attention on literacy issues and needs. It's estimated that more than 970 million of the world’s population don't know how to read or write, and many children lack access to education. From… Continue reading Lifelong learning
Feeling bummed out because summer is coming to an end? Don't think of it as an end - think of all the new beginnings fall brings! New classes, new clothes (sweaters and boots - yay!), new friends and experiences. We're starting something new too. Beginning this Tuesday, Karissa Alcox at Forest Heights Community Library (the… Continue reading It’s all fun and games
Just a few more days before the kids are back to to school. The kids, the kids, the kids. The thousands of kids who trooped through all five library locations this year - making forts, making puppets, making costumes, making concoctions, making movies. Playing games, banging drums, taking pictures, breaking records. Exploring science - outer… Continue reading Summer, so fleeting but so fun
It's back-to-school time - and we just happen to have a beautiful, functional 16-month calendar for you that starts on September 1st, 2015, and runs through to December 31, 2016. If you have kids, they're back in school.. If you're a student or a teacher, you're back in school. That means homework assignments, parent-teacher nights, and… Continue reading Get a Leejay Levene calendar and get organized!