Creating Community Through Quilt Making

May 20, 2012 | Debby

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Have you ever had the opportunity to help create a quilt? It's a wonderful way to contribute a piece of yourself to a larger scale and to your community. [Photo Credit: A Gr.4 Community quilt from Marianne and Community Group Quilt, PTA] Quilting is a handicraft that involves sewing or...

Chinese New Year Celebrations @ Toronto Public Libraries

February 26, 2012 | Debby

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With only a little over a month into the Year of the Dragon, there is still an exciting and prosperous road ahead of us according to Chinese astrology. The Dragon symbol signifies success and happiness and is a significant symbol of power. For this reason and many more, Toronto Public...

LSP Day 2011 and Newcomer Human Libraries @ TPL!

October 5, 2011 | Debby

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Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) will be hosting an annual celebration of Settlement Workers with Toronto Public Library at all the LSP Branches on Friday October 21, 2011 and Saturday October 22, 2011. The following branches will be celebrating this day with lots of fun activities including: storytimes, crafts, informative programs,...

Celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Day in October 2010!

October 13, 2010 | Diana

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The Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Settlement Workers provide in person one-on-one assistance to help newcomers with their settlement issues. You are welcome to participate in fun filled activities and celebrate LSP Day at your nearest LSP branch: Albion Albert Campbell Agincourt Bloor/Gladstone Bridlewood Centennial Eatonville Flemingdon Park Gerrard/Ashdale...

Summer Leading to Reading for children who need reading help

June 19, 2010 | Iana

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Is your child able to listen and talk in English, but needs reading help? The Toronto Public Library offers a free informal and fun reading practice program this summer. It is for children who are going to be in grades 2 to 6 in September 2010. Your child will be...

English Can Be FUN! for Newcomer children

June 4, 2010 | Diana

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Free summer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are available for newcomer children ages 7 to 10 years old. Classes are conducted by qualified ESL teachers. Activities include: reading and writing; and preparation for school in September. Visit your nearest branch and fill in the application form English Can...