Tag Archives: reading

Awesome Picture Book: Bears Don’t Read! by Emma Chichester Clark

It’s time for another Awesome Picture Book post! This isn’t the first time I’ve written about the subject of this post: Emma Chichester Clark. Minty and Tink surprised and delighted me when I first discovered it (here is my review of that book), … Continue reading

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Upcoming Parenting Program: Reading & your Child

Have you ever wondered how to help your child discover a love of reading and books? It can be a daunting task, but your local library is here to help. With our upcoming parenting program, Reading & Your Child, taking place April … Continue reading

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Awesome Picture Book: Sparky by Jenny Offill

When the adorable main character in Sparky says she wants a pet, her mother eventually gives in, but with one condition – she can have any pet she wants as long as it doesn’t need to be walked or bathed … Continue reading

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Family Storytime Resumes this Sunday

Family Storytime has been on break for a little while now, but with all of the holidays finished, we can get back to our regular Sunday family fun! Sundays at 11 are a great time to visit the Côte Saint-Luc … Continue reading

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Focus on Nonfiction: New Arrivals

If nonfiction is well done, it has the capacity to get kids interested in and excited about the world around them. The act of independent (and sometimes hands-on) learning is at the core of some of our new books: fun, … Continue reading

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TD Summer Reading Club

The Children’s Department is proud that this summer, we will once again be taking part in the TD Summer Reading Club. This great program helps encourage children to read during the summer months, which can help combat the “summer slide”, where … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem: Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng

Books about friendship fill the shelves of any library, but not all of them are as nuanced and meaningful, while also being an absolute pleasure to read, as The Year of the Book, by Andrea Cheng. This is the story … Continue reading

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Upcoming Program: Furry Friends: Reading With Dogs

If you guessed that Furry Friends: Reading with Dogs involves real dogs in the library, you’re right! I can’t gush enough about this program. Furry Friends: Reading with Dogs begins on April 10, 2013. Two friendly and loving therapy dogs from Therapeutic Paws … Continue reading

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June Programs

June is a busy month in the Children’s Department, what with all the exams, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything going on. We have two great events coming up, and one is just for parents. On June 14, … Continue reading

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What I am reading now….

I admit, I have this problem of reading 3 books at the same time.  I have my lunch time book, my book before bed and of course my audiobook for the car.  However, I have 5 books on the go … Continue reading

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