Media Smarts: Online Privacy, Online Publicity

Check out the latest infographic from Media Smarts. For the full report or more info, click here. From: to http://mediasmarts.ca/ycwwYoung Canadians Online Privacy, Online Publicity

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Speed Book Dating 2014

Speed Book Dating participants.

Speed Book Dating participants.

Thank you to all who participated in yesterday’s Speed Book Dating Event! Over 100 staff and students came out to discuss their favourite books. This year there were more than a few books in the fantasy genre but realistic fiction and non-fiction reads were also numerous. A special thanks to Mr. Kaardal, Mr. Pare, and Ms. Finlay for coming out to support this annual event.

Find a list of the books discussed here!

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Speed Book Dating 2014!

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This Valentine’s Day, forget flowers, chocolates, and romance!  Instead, come to the library and share a favourite book with a select few!  

North’s 8th annual Speed Book Dating takes place on Thursday, February 13th.  Come to the library and fill out a Speed Dating Form (all forms due Thursday, February 6) and then join us in the library at lunch on February 13th. Everyone is welcome!   

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Vikings Talk – The Night Wanderer

The new lodger in her father’s bed and breakfast has sixteen-year-old Tiffany Hunter wondering what kind of sinister happenings are going on in the woods around Otter Lake.

Join us this Wednesday at lunch when we discuss the book, The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor. Bring your lunch and meet us in the magazine section. Everyone is welcome!

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Vikings Talk – Blink and Caution

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Blink, hoping to steal some breakfast, is forced to go on the run after stumbling upon the fake kidnapping of a CEO and recovering the man’s cell phone, and he meets up with Caution, a girl trying to ditch her drug-dealing boyfriend, who identifies Blink as a mark until he tugs at her heart strings.

Join us in the library on Wed., Jan. 29th at lunch when Vikings Talk Blink & Caution.

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Life Online: How do you Compare?

Want to know how Canadian youth use online tools? Check out this infographic that charts over 5,000 students from grade 4-11 across Canada. How do you compare?

Infographic from Media Smarts: Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy

Young Canadiana Life Online

Want to learn more? Check out the SlideShare or the Full Report.

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Vikings Talk – Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larssen

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Thirteen year old Henry’s life kind of sucks. Something horrible has happened and now he and his father have to move to Vancouver. He’s fat, he’s dorky, and he has to see a therapist. Life seems to be as bleak as it can get but soon things change for Henry without him having to change.

Join Vikings Talk at lunch in the library on Wednesday, January 15th when we discuss the book, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen. Bring your lunch and meet us in the magazine section. No spoilers and everyone is welcome!

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Happy Holidays

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