Just In Time For Family Day

It is important for children to be able to see themselves in some of the books that they read. It can be particularly challenging to find materials that display families that look just like your child’s. We have collected the titles of some of our favourite picture and board books that celebrate and normalize families... Continue Reading →

Readers’ Advisory – Diverse Reads

Diversity in literature quite often focuses on skin deep qualities such as ethnicity and race, but it is much broader than that, including sexuality, gender, disability, political persuasion, and religion.  Diverse literature exposes the reader to experiences that are not their own, and hopefully, broadens their understanding and knowledge of those experiences. *(CL) means that... Continue Reading →

Interview with Constance O’Connor

A scientist who has studied animal behaviour extensively, Constance O’Connor is fascinated by the complexity of animal families, and enjoys talking to children about nature. She lives in Thunder Bay, Canada, with her husband and kids.  Constance and her co-writer, Natalia Rojas, will be visiting the Waverley Community Hub on Saturday, February 29th to read... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd. We don’t have a print copy of this title, but I’m sneaking it in here. If you’d really like to read it we can request it through our Interlibrary Loan service. We do have it on cd book as well as on DVD and VHS. This movie has been... Continue Reading →

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