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Reading Challenge: A Book about Your Heritage or Culture

Aug 12, 2021

It's a good thing to read widely and learn about the experiences of people who don't look like you. It's also very meaningful to see ourselves represented in books. There are more and more wonderful diverse stories being published, told by authors of all races and backgrounds. For this Reading Challenge category, you can read a nonficti...

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StoryWalks® and Summer Days

Aug 12, 2021

What do you call a long-haired Chihuahua in the summer? A hot dog! Why did it get hot after the soccer game? Because all the fans left!

Toronto's riding a serious heat wave. TPL Kids poll results show that some of you would go to Mars to beat the heat! The library's much closer to home, though. Cooling down at your local branch? If it's one of the following locations, y...

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Checkmate!

Jul 20, 2021

July 20 is World Chess Day, but you can play any day, anywhere! Chess is a global game that all ages and abilities can enjoy. Studies show that it's good for the brain. It can improve your cognitive thinking, memory and problem-solving skills.

New to chess? No problem! If you've used Brainfuse before, you probably know there's ...

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