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We’re gradually resuming more services in our branches. For health and safety reasons, access to installations in KidsStops and Discovery Zones is limited.
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Joanna Cole, 1944–2020: Creator of the Magic School Bus

Jul 17, 2020

Joanna Cole, the author of the Magic School Bus books, passed away on July 12. She was 75 years old. Have you read any of the books or watched the TV shows? Then you know that boarding that bus means you’re in for a truly out-of-this-world field trip! Learning about science is always fun and exciting with the wacky Ms. Frizzle – a character Joanna based on one of her own fifth gr...

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Creativity Challenge: Create a Time Machine

Jun 29, 2020

Welcome back to Summer Wonder at Home Creativity Challenges! Every Monday until August 31, there will be a new challenge for you to build, create, design or discover with your family using materials you have at home. Today, we’re going to create a time machine! Are you ready to travel through time and space? Let’s go on an adventure!

Have you ever wished you could go ex...

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Read Indigenous

Jun 26, 2020

As a Canadian, how can you honour Indigenous histories, peoples and communities? One of the best ways to learn is by reading! 

Books by Indigenous authors allow us to experience a different world view. There are joyful stories, tales of fun and mischief. But we should also educate ourselves about how the past continues to affect the present, and reflect on history th...

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