On May 11 – 12 theToronto Comic Arts Festivalis coming to the Toronto Reference Library. Speakers such as Art Spiegelman (Maus), will be featured. Come to the library and see our collection of Graphic Novels down by the Young Adult and White Pine section.
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.
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.
If you could invite any memoirist, non-fiction writer, or biographer (living or dead) to dinner…
1) Who would it be?
2) What would you serve them?
3) What would you want to ask them?
Everyone who submits an answer will be entered in a random draw for weekly prizes of Loblaws gift cards, courtesy of Loblaws, and a grand prize of an 16GB Wi-Fi Apple iPad. We’ll also be rounding up some of your most thoughtful or creative responses in a weekly post.
If you don’t have a Toronto Public Library card yet… visit the EHSS Library today and pick up an application form from the circulation desk! Its simple and easy… just fill out the form and bring it to the closest Toronto Public Library (TPL) branch to apply for a card.
Check out Toronto’s rendition of the Parisian free all-night contemporary art event this Saturday from 7:03pm to sunrise. Click here for more info.
“For one sleepless night, experience the city transformed by artists for Toronto’s seventh annual sunset-to-sunrise celebration of contemporary art. One night only. All night long. Choose from more than 150 projects” (Nuit Blanche)