One of our most popular programs is Yarn & Yap, where folks come into the library to meet other fans of the fibre arts. So until we meet again, we wanted to share some of our staff’s favourite places to go for supplies, ideas, and help. Continue reading Yarn & Yap Resources
This weekend, we challenge you to become more familiar with our science database ScienceFlix by trying out this fun Tornado in a Bottle experiment! All you need to try this experiment are your library card and a few household objects. Continue reading Weekend Kids Activity: Tornado in a Bottle
Excited about watching virtual Storytimes but wanting to get more out of them? We are delighted to bring you some extra activities you can add to your day to get more out of our Storytimes! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you a preview of the themes for the next week and suggestions for ways to build extra learning and fun into each day. Continue reading Beyond Storytime: May 25 – 29
Are you aware that the TNRL has an extensive collection of useful and interesting databases? If you’re interested in car maintenance, or simply want to know what a repair would cost, check out our Auto Repair Source database, available for free with your library card! Continue reading #StaffPick: Auto Repair Source
Excited about watching virtual Storytimes but wanting to get more out of them? We are delighted to bring you some extra activities you can add into to your day to get more out of our Storytimes! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you a preview of the themes for the next week and suggestions for ways to build extra learning and fun into each day. Continue reading Beyond Storytime: May 18-22
If you’re like me, you saw our Kids Book Bingo challenge last month and were pretty jealous. So our staff have put together a new reading challenge for everyone over the age of 12! Continue reading A Contest for the Rest of Us!
May the 4th be with you! Today we celebrate Star Wars Day and all things George Lucas. Read on for another awesome video program in which you will be trained to join the Rebel Alliance. Continue reading May the 4th be with you
Did you know that the famous Battle of Hogwarts occurred many years ago on May 2nd? Today is the anniversary of that epic event. To commemorate this special occasion we’ve put together this fun and spoiler-free video. Listen to a BookTalk of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, attend a Potions Class to learn how to make a Giggling Potion, and check out all of the fun additional activities and resources below to throw your own Harry Potter celebration at home! Continue reading Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts
Code.org offers free computer science courses aimed at students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Younger students can learn basic coding and create drawings and games with simple drag & drop blocks. Older students can learn how to design an app … Continue reading Learn to Code!
If you’re a teacher trying to put together a novel study or reading circle for your students right now, we have some resources that can help! Continue reading Resources for Novel Studies and Reading Circles