Pride Month: Young Adult Titles

One of the volunteer opportunities available for youth at TBPL is joining the Youth Action Council. This group meets monthly during the school year to discuss Library services, programs, and collections for teens. This May, the current YAC group went shopping at Chapters and these are just some of the titles they selected for purchase!... Continue Reading →


This week, we have a selection of movies and tv based on books. Some of these are available to borrow directly from TBPL on DVD, while others are available through various streaming services. What have you been watching (and reading) lately? Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This... Continue Reading →

2022 Buzzy Books

For this episode, we selected titles across a variety of genres that were getting lots of attention in 2022 - either because of awards, bestseller status, new books from popular authors, or some other metric! Join Laura and Nicole as they add to their to-read lists and Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast... Continue Reading →

Staff Review: A Phở Love Story by Loan Le

I enjoy a cute rom-com every once in a while, and this book definitely fits the bill. Plus, I could tell pretty early that this book found inspiration from “Romeo and Juliet”, which was also a plus. In both stories, two rival families hold grudges against each other, and their children are essentially forbidden to... Continue Reading →

Classic Lit Retellings

Why read the original when the remake is more fun? Try one of these retellings of classic fiction for updated and diverse versions of the stories you know. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books... Continue Reading →

YOUth Review: The Hawthorne Legacy 

  TBPL Book Review by Odessa Opas  The Hawthorne Legacy, a thrilling sequel to The Inheritance Games, is well worth your time.  This second installment is a gem of a YA book by the incredibly talented Jennifer Lynn Barnes.  Taking place in enormous and mysterious Hawthorne House, live the four powerful Hawthorne grandsons; their family;... Continue Reading →

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