RIP Barbara Bush, Adult Literacy Advocate

April 18, 2018 | Rachelle

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April 17th, 2018 marked the passing of Barbara Bush (1925-2018). The former First Lady of the United States was many things to many people. She was a wife, a mother and remarkable person. She was a fierce advocate for adult literacy and family literacy, publicly supporting the need for more...

Kim's Convenience in the Stacks

April 6, 2018 | Suzanne

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Kim’s Convenience is a show that has delighted Canadian audiences since it started in October 2016. If you haven’t had the chance to tune in, the show follows a Korean Canadian family based right here in Toronto! Mr. Kim is a first-generation Canadian and the proud owner of Kim's Convenience,...

Hungarian at Your Library| Magyar

March 23, 2018 | Maria Samurin

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Welcome to Toronto! Üdvözöljük Torontóban! Toronto Public Library offers many services, all free, to help you get settled in Toronto. If you're new to the library, you can learn more in this free guide to library information in Hungarian. Barbara Frum Branch, Toronto Public Library Did you know that there...

Filing Your Taxes – for Newcomers

March 9, 2018 | Suzanne

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With the deadline quickly approaching, it’s time to get the ball rolling on filing your income taxes for 2017! If you’re like most Canadians, you are gathering together everything you need to file your taxes by the April deadline. This differs if you have your own business or are self-employed,...

Panjabi at Your Library | ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

February 23, 2018 | Maria Samurin

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Welcome to Toronto! ਟੋਰ ਟੋ ਵ ਚ ਸੁਆਗਤ ਹੈ! Toronto Public Library offers many services, all free, to help you get settled in Toronto. If you're new to the library, you can learn more in this free guide to library information in Panjabi. Albion Branch, Toronto Public Library Did you...

Happy Chinese New Year!

February 15, 2018 | Ling

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Happy new year to all those in our communities cel...

Experience The Underground Railroad

February 4, 2018 | Rachelle

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In the 1850s and 1860s many people escaped from slavery to what is now known as Canada. The secret network of routes that they used was called the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad by Paul Collins - www.collinsart.org Free blacks, white sympathizers and abolitionists helped guide, shelter and support...

Free Family Storytelling Festival

January 25, 2018 | Elsa

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All families always have stories to tell – some funny ones, some sad ones. All stories bring back memories of one's personal and family history. I like stories because they help bring about understanding and they are a celebration of who we are. Families, big and small, are invited to...

Immigrant Business Expo 2017

November 13, 2017 | Chantel

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What are the regulations related to starting a new business in Canada? Are there government assistance programs to help me get started? If you are asking these questions, don't worry there is a place to get answers! Attend the free one-day Immigrant Business Expo on November 18 to get all...

Persian at Your Library | فارسی در کتابخانه شما

October 20, 2017 | Maria Samurin

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Welcome to Toronto (به تورنتو خوش آمدید)! Toronto Public Library offers many services, all free, to help you get settled in Toronto. If you're new to the library, you can learn more in this free guide to library information in Persian. Did you know that there are nine library branches...