City Librarian's Report for December 2021

November 26, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the December 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening up our public space Young Voices 2021 Virtual...

City Librarian's Report for October 2021

October 15, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for October 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening up our public space Take & Make Teen Program...

On Civil Society: Climate – TPL’s Commitment to Big Ideas

October 14, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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On Civil Society: Climate is part of a year-long project that allows us to explore the ways that the climate is starting to affect and will continue to affect our lives. We’re presenting a series of virtual interviews, panel discussions, presentations, workshops and even some field trips – with a...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: September 30, 2021

September 27, 2021 | Jamie

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September 30, 2021 will be the first year of a new federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It also marks Orange Shirt Day. Let’s learn more about how the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation came to be, and what you can do. In the...

City Librarian's Report for September 2021

September 20, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the September 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening Up Our Public Space Kindergarten Let’s Go! Activity...

City Librarian's Report for June 2021

June 11, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the June 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening Up Our Public Space Recent Branch Displays The...

National Indigenous History Month 2021

May 31, 2021 | Jamie

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Every June is National Indigenous History Month. During this month, we celebrate and uplift First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities works and experiences, and raise awareness of these works and experiences to the general Canadian population. First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities have very rich cultures and ways of being,...

City Librarian's Report for May 2021

May 14, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the May 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening Up Our Public Space TPL Recognizes the Passing...

City Librarian's Report for April 2021

April 16, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the April 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening up our public space Design-a-Bookmark Contest 2021 Winners...

City Librarian's Report for March 2021

March 12, 2021 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the March 2021 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting. It summarizes key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Opening up our public space grab & go bags...