Store-wide Half Price Sale at Book Ends in NYCL

November 16, 2015 | Ann

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Courtesy of geralt at Pixelbay. License: CC0 Public Domain / FAQ Free for commercial use / No attribution required The festive season is arriving. Do you have enough books to read and share through the holidays? Do you love finding exciting and rare titles? Do you want to buy as...

Colleen Jones Roars Into the Library!

October 31, 2015 | Margaret W.

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On Wednesday, October 28th, North York Central Library hosted an eh List program featuring world curling champion and CBC television personality Colleen Jones. Colleen read from her new biography: Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life In and Out of Curling. This book is also available electronically. During her illustrious career,...

Events That Reign Supreme

August 31, 2015 | Ann

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Today marks the end of August. The CNE season is nearing its end of another successful run. As seasons go, the hot and heavy humidity along with the gloriously warm sunshine will eventually be replaced by shorter days, cooler temperatures, and bright yellow and red hues of autumn. As the weather transitions, three upcoming events are worth anticipating.

Picture Labour Day...Over A Century Ago

August 29, 2014 | Ann

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Going back one hundred and nine years ago, visualize standing on a raised wooden platform from the main street and looking up at the cool misty grey sky. A photographer gages the weather and scans the procession. Beside him, balanced on a tall wrought iron tripod, rests an early-period camera.

Would you like a free education?

October 30, 2012 | Irene

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Do you feel your body getting ready to go into hibernation? While many of us may not be as physically active as we might want to be over the coming months it is the perfect time to exercise our brains. With the following site recommendations you can learn at your...

Life as Queen Victoria

May 15, 2012 | Ann

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Monday, May 21, 2012 is Victoria Day to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday and observed by Canadians as the unofficial day to welcome in the summer season. Toronto events for this long weekend are updated regularly on Toronto Hogspot, Toronto.com, and About.com. For history buffs wanting to read up on Queen...