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...

Teen Review: Strange the Dreamer

February 25, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Review by Fariha, age 17, Albert Campbell Youth Advisory Group member This duology is nothing short of incredible and finishing it has rendered me speechless. I love high fantasy so much and the world in Strange the Dreamer is truly so different from the others I’ve encountered. I'm in awe...

Top 10: Lawrence and Bathurst Eats

February 7, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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Teen volunteers in the Barbara Frum Youth Advisory Group really know their neighbourhood – and they know good food with great value. They've rounded up their top ten places to go if you're in the area. United Bakers (try the pea soup, fries, massive cookie!). Pizza Hut (a Ledbury Park...

Meet the Coaches: Poetry Saved Our Lives

January 16, 2019 | Debbie

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Poetry Saved Our Lives (PSOL) is back at eight Toronto Public Library branches this January. These hands-on workshops provide an amazing opportunity to work directly with a coach to develop your writing, poetry or stories, so we recently caught up with the coaches to ask a few questions. Participants at...

It Happened Here: Silk Screening

December 17, 2018 | Teen Blogger

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Review by: Youth Advisory Group volunteers Zahra and Rumaisa Branch: Lilian H. Smith Name of the program: Silk Screening Presenter: Kingi An artist named Kingi came and taught us to silkscreen different type of fabrics and clothes. It’s a very easy process with various steps. Draw something of your liking,...