Get Connected During Teen Tech Week 2023

March 1, 2023 | TPL Staff

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Teen Tech Week is an annual event to encourage teens to explore and discover different technologies available at their local libraries. Check out some of the things you can do at the library during Teen Tech Week, March 5–11, 2023, or any time of the year! 3D Printed tree ornaments...

Tu suis des cours en français? Profite de nos ressources en français!

September 19, 2022 | TPL Staff

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Note: English follows French. Que tu sois en français cadre, en français intensif ou en immersion française, la Bibliothèque a des ressources pour t’aider à faire tes devoirs. Collections Sais-tu que plusieurs succursales ont des collections en français? Les plus grandes se trouvent à Brentwood, Don Mills, Fairview, Pape /...

Improve Your Presentation Skills with LinkedIn Learning

June 1, 2022 | Amena

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Improving your presentation skills can help you feel more comfortable in front of a group, whether it's at school, at work or in your community. Presentations can be challenging. For some people the hardest part is speaking in front of a group, while others have a hard time figuring out...

Get Ready for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

March 31, 2022 | Teresa L

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The library can help you prepare for the OSSLT, or Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Are you about to take your OSSLT? If you have already gone through the online practice tests from EQAO but are still feeling worried about it, you are not alone. The good news is that...

It Happened Here: Virtual Volunteering

December 21, 2021 | Teen Blogger

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Post written by Michelle, Youth Advisory Group member In the past year and a half, COVID-19 has changed the way a lot of programs and organizations are run. Like with many other programs, the North York Central Library’s Youth Advisory Group (YAG) has temporarily transitioned onto an online format. A...

How to Find Money to go to College or University

May 28, 2021 | TPL Staff

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Are you thinking of applying to college, university or an apprenticeship but wondering how to find money to pay the costs of education or training programs? Scholarships, grants, awards and bursaries are a great way to gain financial support and to fund your educational plans. This can be in the...

Combating COVID-19 Misinformation

October 27, 2020 | Melanie L.

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We’ve learned a lot of new buzzwords in 2020 thanks to COVID-19. Social distancing. Flatten the curve. Herd immunity. Here’s another that you may not have heard yet — Infodemic. That’s what the World Health Organization called all the misinformation about COVID-19. Misinformation is another word you may not know,...

Toronto Public Library Support for ESL Students

October 9, 2020 | Laura

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Teens new to Canada or learning English as a secon...

Our Top 7 Tips for Online Learning Success

August 31, 2020 | Laura

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Students will need to adapt to online learning this fall. The school year for high school students is going to look different this year. Online learning is going to be a big part of it, so we’ve pulled together the best tips out there on how to succeed in online...

Online Research Skills for High School Students: Tips and Strategies

May 4, 2020 | Laura

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Online research takes skill. In high school, you need to transition from searching for information to researching a topic. When you have to do research, a simple Google search is no longer enough. This is when Google Scholar and library databases can help. We know this transition is challenging and...