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Five Frames From . . . May 27th, 2016 edition

May 27, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (0)

What movie are these images from? First to get it right gets a prize.

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Social Media Stars

May 26, 2016 | Alice | Comments (0)

All about the social media sensations? We've got you covered with these hot books written by some of your faves: 

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Music Video Monday - Lush

May 23, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (0)

Lush are an alternative rock band that formed in London, England in 1987, disbanded in 1998 and reformed in 2015. Lush was the first band to be described as of the "shoegazing" genre. Their sound changed a great deal over the years the band was active and they disbanded when the drummer committed suicide in 1996, but did not officially announce it until 1998. They are now back together but we don't know for how long. We will start with their most recent video: Out of Control


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Your Bookmark Here: Dorothy Must Die! Stories - Volume 2

May 22, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (0)

0062403974Dorothy Must Die: Stories Volume 2 is another trilogy of short stories that tell the prologue of what happened before the first novel in the series "Dorothy Must Die". Included in this collection is "Heart of Tin", "The Straw King" and "Ruler of the Beasts".

The land of Oz has gone through a few changes since we last visited Dorothy Gale and her compatriots there. Some of our endearing characters have been corrupted, others have fled, those who we thought we could trust have betrayed us and Oz is no longer a safe magical place, it is now a magical place where danger lurks around every corner.

This librarian absolutely loves these books!!!! Danielle Paige has clearly done her homework and knows the vernacular and history of Oz as set out by L. Frank Baum. What she does with her vision is both exciting and terrifying, but how lucky are we to live in a world where fan-fiction has come this far to give us such an excellent retelling?

All the books in this series are highly recommended.

Five Frames From . . . May 20th, 2016

May 20, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (1)

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LGBTQ2S+ Youth Art Show & Sale

May 17, 2016 | Ray | Comments (1)

Tomorrow! Wednesday!  Live performances of poetry and singing!


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Art exhibition of drawings, sculpture, paintings and poetry by LGBTQ2S+ youth. Works will be available for purchase. 

Youth art exhibition is a collaboration between Full Circle Art Therapy and Egale Youth Outreach Drop-In for LGBTQ2S+ youth with support from Toronto Public Library.

Check out the event listing

Lillian H. Smith Branch 

Wed May 18, 2016

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Room B/C

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Music Video Monday - Red Hot Chili Peppers

May 16, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (0)

The RHCP are an American rock band that formed in Los Angeles in 1993. The lineup of the band has varied slightly over the years but has always included Anthony Kiedis, Flea and drummer Chad Smith. In 2012 the group was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame, they are also one of the most successful bands to perform on the alternative music radio charts. We begin with an earlier single: Higher Ground.


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Five Frames From . . . May 13th, 2016 edition

May 13, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (2)

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Your Bookmark Here: Unrivaled: A Beautiful Idols Novel by Alyson Noel

May 10, 2016 | Claire A | Comments (0)

UnrivaledLayla Harrison longs to leave her California life behind and head to New York City for journalism school.  Aster Amirpour dreams of fame and fortune and will do anything to get it.  Tommy Phillips grew up in a small town and has high hopes of making it big in LA.  And then there's Madison Brooks, Hollywood's hottest It Girl.  She's famous, beautiful and dating teen heartthrob Ryan Hawthorne
Layla, Aster, and Tommy meet when they are lured into a competition to see who can host the hottest party at one of club promoter Ira Redman's nightclubs.  The winner gets a huge cash prize and whoever can draw in the most celebrities to their club will win.  The biggest draw is Madison Brooks.  If Layla, Tommy, or Aster can score her at one of their clubs, they basically have secured the win.  
But when Madison suddenly goes missing, everyone is left wondering who is to blame for her disappearance and who knows more than what they are saying. 
I really enjoyed this book.  I initially picked it up because everyone described it as Pretty Little Liars meets Gossip Girl and this novel did not disappoint.  Its Chick-Lit Gold.  If you looking for a quick easy read, then this is your book. Unrivaled ends with a cliffhanger that will leave you anxiously waiting for the next book in the series to come out.  

Music Video Monday - Ivy

May 9, 2016 | Cameron | Comments (0)

The trio Ivy is based out of New York City, but the lead singer hales from France. Their distinct sound is referred to as "pop music without the bitter after taste" and they really are a refreshing sounding band who don't dwell on specifics but on different relationships and themes.

Our first video by them is for the single: I've got a feeling


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