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10 Ways to Celebrate March Break

Mar 11, 2022

It's March Break! Dance if you're excited! Even if you think you can't dance, Njacko Backo's music will have you clapping and tapping along. The singer and storyteller is one of the special guests we're hosting. Have you heard of an instrument called a kalimba (thumb piano)? What about the ngoni (West African harp) or the zaa koua (Central African harp)? We can't wait...

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Reading Challenge: A Book by an Author from Toronto

Feb 28, 2022

Did you know that the Toronto Public Library has 100 branches? We are a city of readers! More than a million people have TPL cards, and we are an ebook world record holder. In 2021, we became the first library ever to reach nine million OverDrive checkouts! If you borrowed ebooks last year, you're part of that amazing milestone.&nb...

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Feb 09, 2022

Throughout history, women in science have had their work downplayed, ignored or even stolen. Sometimes it takes years after their death for them to be honoured, if they are recognized at all. Unfair? Absolutely! Society has come a long way. But it's still not an equal playing field in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).

We still have lots to do, and it starts with yo...

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