Even as travel remains risky at this time, thoughts of grand hotels pique the imagination and desire for escape. For the armchair traveler, here are suggestions of non-fiction titles, novels and films all set in hotels. Click to enlarge. Continue reading Hotel Stories, Real and Imagined
Do you want to read books from a broader range of perspectives, but you don’t know where to start? Do you want to participate in our Diversity Reads contest, but you’re not sure what to read? Or have you just read every book that was on your to-read list and with summer coming you’re searching for more? Our librarians have come up with some reading suggestions for you! Click on the images for more details. The reference staff are always happy to help you with book suggestions. Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at the information … Continue reading Walk in someone else’s shoes
Father’s Day is nearly here, and we are happy to offer some book and film suggestions for the occasion. Click on the images for more details. The reference staff are always happy to help you with book suggestions. Call us … Continue reading Father’s Day
What could be more fun than spending your summer reading? A chance to win a gift certificate to buy more books! This summer, branch-out when creating your reading list. Choose authors, subjects, and characters from diverse communities. These can include, but are not limited to: Cultural, racial & ethnic diversityLGBTQ+ People with disabilities Religious & spiritual diversity What other library patrons are reading: Doriana recommends : Thunder Through My Veins by Gregory Scofield A memoir… his struggles, his heartbreaks and his will to better himself! Paul recommends : Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire … Continue reading SUMMER READING & A CHANCE TO WIN!
In June, we commemorate National Indigenous History Month 2021 to recognize the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. To mark this event, the library offers you a reading suggestion on various subjects and especially authors from the Indigenous community. Click on the images for more details. The reference staff are always happy to help you with book suggestions. Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at the information desk. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading National Indigenous History Month – Reading suggestions
In honor of Mother’s Day, we are happy to offer fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions. As well as films for the occasion. The Reference staff are always happy to help with book suggestions.Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at the information desk. email@example.com Continue reading Mother’s Day Reading Suggestions
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In honor of Black History Month, we are pleased to offer some fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions. Reference staff are always happy to help with you with book suggestions. Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at … Continue reading February is Black History Month
Some surprises and some past nominees – the 2020 Scotiabank Giller longlist is definitely an interesting mix of Canadian writing! https://scotiabankgillerprize.ca/the-scotiabank-giller-prize-presents-its-2020-longlist/ Continue reading 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist is Released
#KidLit4BlackLivesCanada On June 19, 2020 I had the pleasure of attending Canada’s first #KidLit4BlackLivesCanada rally (via zoom). This event was hosted by Nadia Hohn, a Canadian Black author who lives in Toronto, and was sponsored by A Different Book List … Continue reading Karen talks about #KidLit4BlackLivesCanada