How Libraries Play a Vital Role in Restoring the Economy – Globe Article

How Libraries Play a Vital Role in Restoring the Economy – Globe Article

How  Libraries Play a Vital Role in Restoring the Economy by Kerry Gold "During the pandemic, libraries had to close their buildings to the general book-reading public, but facilities were used in different ways, for example, as food bank distribution centres and emergency computer labs for...

Library Workers: The Heart of Your Library

Library Workers: The Heart of Your Library

Gather your kids next Thursday at 6pm and join CUPE Local 960 library worker Jamie for the first Library Workers: The Heart of Our Library Story Time on the CUPE Ontario Facebook page! Jamie will read Feminist Baby by Loryn Brantz, an excerpt from Shaking Things Up by Susan Hood, and lead songs,...

Local 4948 Library Workers Mask On!

Local 4948 Library Workers Mask On!

The Toronto Public Library Workers Union is committed to the safety of its workers and the public they serve.  Social distancing and wearing masks are among the many measures that frontline workers use in order to help keep everyone safe.  Our activist teddies model our new union masks!

Happy Pride!

Happy Pride!

Happy Pride from the Toronto Public Library Workers - and because we are library workers - we have a great non-fiction booklist to share with you.                   

Winners – Canadian Association of Labour Media

Winners – Canadian Association of Labour Media

The Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) is a communications cooperative that represents nearly 200 labour unions across Canada.  Every year, the CALM awards recognize excellence in union publications and productions in a variety of categories and classes. Entries are judged by...

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@cathyacrowe: My favourite book this year: To Speak for the Trees by Diana Beresford-Kroeger because during COVID on walks it helped me pause, learn, identify and appreciate the trees. Read thx to @torontolibrary #OurPublicLibrary @local4948 https://t.co/Gn30muPb3N
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Celebrate Canadian Library Month! https://t.co/OlnVz3YEwi Post a selfie on Instagram or FB w/ a favourite book + let us know why you love it. Tag @Local4948 or add #OurPublicLibrary + you will be automatically entered in a draw to win prizes! @4948president @CUPEOntario https://t.co/PWPD0avzyQ
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@wylie_alan: @Local4948 @4948president @CUPEOntario @cupenat Happy Ontario Public Libraries Week and solidarity from the UK 😊✊️
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It's Ontario Public Library Week! Toronto Public Library Workers celebrate the work that we do to provide excellent public service to Torontonians. @4948president #topoli #libraryworkers light the way to a brighter tomorrow! @CUPEOntario @cupenat #publiclibraries https://t.co/W4eRd7CEQp
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@wylie_alan Solidarity across the miles - so sorry. We hear you. 😢