Remember the fallen and the freedom they fought for on Nov. 11 and the entire month by wearing a poppy. Come to the library and see our Remembrance Day display. Browse our collection of Canadian History print and electronic materials in the History Reference Centre.
Students who have either Period 2 or 3 lunch are welcome to join us at the start of the period (no in/out privileges). Periods 1, 4, 5 are open to teachers who have signed up classes only. Senior students with spares may speak to a Teacher-Librarian to sign up.
If you are interested in becoming involved, please see Mr. Go in the library.
Every February, the TDSB celebrates Black History Month ”an opportunity for TDSB staff and students to reflect on the history, achievements and experiences of people of African descent in Canada and throughout the world. The experiences of African Canadians are evolving, complex and contemporary. They go beyond heroes, heroines and particular historical dates.”
Come to the library and learn more about the contributions Canadians of African descent have made through history.
Next Tuesday, Dec. 4th – during periods 2 & 3, come join us in the library Window Lab for the White Pine 2012-13 Book launch! Bring a friend and check out this year’s titles. Click here for more info. Click on the fullscreen button on the bottom right of the prezi below and learn more about the White Pine reading program.
Congratulations to Linda Spalding, author of The Purchasefor winning the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award. Read more about this title on our Books and Authors site. Log in using the school’s UN/PW in your agenda.
Congratulations to Candice Savage, Saskatchewanian author of non-fiction book, A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape (Greystone), and winner of the $60, 000 Hilary Weston Writer’s Trust award for Non-Fiction. Click here to sample the book.
Click on the novel to read an excerpt from this year’s winner of the Booker Prize, a British prize for fiction. Find out more about the author, Hilary Mantel from our Biography in Context database by clicking here and using your password from the agenda.