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Library Events

Freedom to Read Week 2018

Freedom to Read Week is an annual event in Canada, and aims to shed light on intellectual freedom. Every year books are challenged across Canada for various reasons, from sexually explicit content to obscenity, to religious viewpoint. To better understand how books get challenged you can check out the great infographic here. Currently the library … Continue reading »

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Alpha Reads 2018 Book Trailers

5 to 1 by Holly Bodger Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse The Memory Book by Lara Avery More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera   One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Hate u Give by Angie Thomas Turtles All the Way Down … Continue reading »

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Alpha Reads 2018

With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. The books in Alphabetical order by author are: The Memory Book by Lara Avery 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger Ready Player One by Ernest Cline … Continue reading »

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. If you would like more information on LGBTQ+ life or issues, we have a number of excellent non-fiction books on display in the library. We also have a display of novels which feature gay, bisexual or trans characters. For more information on what this day … Continue reading »

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Freedom to Read Week

      This week is Freedom to Read Week in Canada. It’s a week where we celebrate and think about intellectual freedom. It is something that is guaranteed to us under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and censorship is something that directly violates this charter. Sadly books have been challenged and banned in … Continue reading »

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Pink Shirt Day 2017

February 22nd, 2017 is Pink Shirt Day, a time when students, teachers and the community come together to combat bullying. In honour of this day, come check-out our selection of books related to bullying. For more information about Pink Shirt Day, check out: http://pinkshirtday.ca/  

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Alpha Reads Trailers

Not sure which Alpha Read is for you? Check out the book trailers below made by Ms. Manhas’ Honours 9 English class. They give you a glimpse into each book’s plot and can help you figure out which one to read first!  

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Alpha Reads Ballots

After you finish reading one of our ten Alpha Reads for 2017, make sure to fill in a ballot to be entered to win weekly prizes, and a grand prize in May!  (you may enter once for each book you read from the list)

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Blind Date With a Book

Need something to do this Valentine’s Day? Come by the library and try a blind date with a book.  You might be thinking, “What’s a blind date with a book?”… Well, we have wrapped up a number of our most popular titles and the only way you can pick your “date” is by the few … Continue reading »

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Alpha Reads 2017

With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. Check out the video below for some information about this year’s picks and remember to take a ballot and enter our draw every time you read … Continue reading »

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