Kanopy Picks for Residential Schools

Check out one of these FREE-to-stream videos on the topic of Residential Schools. These videos are available through TBPL's new video streaming service Kanopy, available on your smart TV, Roku, tablet, and more. Each month, you can view four different films from this service. Visit our webpage for more info and how to get started.... Continue Reading →

The Book Club Hub – Local Authors

Book clubs offer a great opportunity for friends and book lovers to gather (whether virtually or in person) to catch up and discuss a good book. There’s only two problems with this activity and they seem to come up at every meeting: what book should the group read next and how do you find enough... Continue Reading →

Getting out in Nature

Summer is here and the lock down is over, finally. If you are anything like me, then the thought of getting outdoors and hopefully away somewhere, has turned to a craving. Whether it’s heading out to camp, tenting in a provincial park or simply slipping on some comfortable footwear to take a long walk in nature,... Continue Reading →

Mysteries

All different kinds of mysteries this week! We've got YA, Agatha-Christie inspired, dark suspenseful thrillers, and more. Two side notes this week: we included The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse as a pick, and it is a well-reviewed title (by some outlets, although Kirkus ends their review with an understated "Oh dear"). As stated in the... Continue Reading →

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

This June 21, 2021 is the national 25th anniversary of celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples! Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day by taking advantage of the variety of resources available at your Library. Over the last several years, TBPL has been working on creating and expanding each of our... Continue Reading →

Raising Earth-Friendly Kids

Parents today are understandably concerned with raising children who care about the planet. There are many ways to teach them to protect their immediate surroundings, and more importantly, planet Earth!  A great approach is through books. Countless children’s books at the Thunder Bay Public Library offer meaningful information about saving the planet by exploring topics... Continue Reading →

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