May is Asian Heritage Month and in Canada specifically, acknowledging this month allows us to learn about the many Canadians of Asian descent that contribute to our country. In our school library, we have a large selection of books by Continue reading Asian Heritage Month
During our collaboration blocks with the English and French Kindergarten classes this year we have been working on our story-making skills. We began by closely examining many story books in the library and in the classroom, breaking down the main Continue reading Story Workshop
Although many usual spring break events have been cancelled because of the pandemic, there are still plenty of things to do around the Lower Mainland. Here are some that I have found that are free and none of these involve Continue reading Spring Break Activities (Yes there are still some available)
Wednesday February 17, 2021 is I Read Canadian Day. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the abundance and variety of Canadian literature that is available in our school library and Continue reading I Read Canadian Day
The Young Reader’s Choice Awards are a student nominated and voted awards that began in 1940 for young readers of the Pacific Northwest (in Canada and the U.S.A.) This year, our school has copies of all the YRCA Continue reading YRCA 2021
Welcome Back! It is so great to see so many of you back here at Brantford. Although the library is not fully open yet, we are in the process of planning how to run the library as safely as possible. Continue reading Welcome Back!
If you can’t attend summer camp this year, why not try one online? A few sites are offering free online “camps” that have a reading and inquiry activities to help continue your learning and keep your mind active this summer. Continue reading Online Summer Camps
If you haven’t watched the 2019 short film, Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry, now is the time. This lovely, short film won an Oscar and is about family, love and a father trying to help his daughter. A book Continue reading Hair Love for Father’s Day
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has a new virtual social distancing art exhibition featuring a number of popular storybook artists. The exhibit, Art in Place: Social Distancing in the Studio explores the uniqueness of working in the Continue reading At The Carle: Art in Place
The Burnaby Public Library is now offering paper bag pick up where you can check out and pick up books at your local branch. Librarians will collect the books you select and bag them to be picked up between 10:00-4:00. Continue reading Burnaby Public Library Paper Bag Pick Up!