Our 10 Favourite Young Adult Fantasy Reads

July 17, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Submitted by: Sameen Y and Nudrut M., members of Leaside Branch Youth Advisory Group. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor This is the first book in a duology that will whisk you away to a world so beautiful and fine, you'll wish to stay there forever. The sequel is Muse...

Youth Advisory Group Profile: Leaside Branch

July 4, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Youth Advisory Group volunteers attend a session on 3D Design at Leaside Branch. The Youth Advisory Group (YAG) is a group of teenagers who volunteer and attend meetings to discuss the development of teen spaces at the library. This blog post explains a little bit about what happens at Leaside...

Top 10: Exam Study Tips

June 14, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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The library is a great place to study for exams. Pictured: Toronto Reference Library. Teen volunteer Ryan G. from the Leaside Branch Youth Advisory Group pulled together these top 10 tips to help you prepare for exams. Make an exam review and test yourself on the materials. By testing yourself...

Our Library: North York Central

June 7, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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The Youth Advisory Group (YAG) at North York Central Library pose in the stacks. The newly renovated North York Central Library is a great place for teens – whether you're studying, using the Digital Innovation Hub to edit a photo, sewing in the Fabrication Studio or just hanging out –...

Top 10: Humberwood Eats

May 15, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Post by: Humberwood Branch Youth Advisory Group Teen volunteers at Humberwood Branch bonded by coming up with a list of local fast food recommendations. Our Youth Advisory Group was in a bit of a dilemma. Although we’ve been meeting since September, new members would hop in and out of the...

Teen Review: Avengers: Endgame

May 11, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Avengers Endgame has to be one the greatest movies ever produced by Marvel. The Universes population cut in half and there seems to be way of ever undoing what Thanos has done. Even thinking about it sends butterflies to my stomach. Now, before I continue praising this movie you should...

Top 10: Spring Activites

April 26, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Centennial Branch has a Youth Advisory Group and a Youth Hub for after school activities. Toronto is getting ready to enjoy spring and the Centennial Branch Youth Advisory Group volunteers have a lot of tips for you! Read on for spring activity suggestions as well as cool inventions, fruits that...

Youth Advisory Group Profile: Northern District

April 11, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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We have 19 volunteers in our Youth Advisory Group (YAG) at Northern District, and most of us have joined in the past six months. It was a good way to get to know each other as we debated and negotiated to come up with these excellent recommendations. Our top book...

Top 10: High School Survival Tips

March 13, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Youth Advisory Group volunteers at Fairview Branch brainstorm high school survival tips. Teen volunteers in the Fairview Branch Youth Advisory Group have some experience with making the best of high school and are offering their advice about how to get through the challenging parts. Here are their top 10 tips...

Top 10: Favourite March Break Moments

March 5, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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The library is a great place to hang out during March Break. This is Bloor/Gladstone branch. Teen volunteers in the Bloor/Gladstone branch Youth Advisory Group recently reflected on their favourite March Break moments from the past. They've made this list to give you some things to do, look forward to...