Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Because we are library workers - there will be a booklist! Celebrate Black History Month with some of the best fiction by Black authors from 2020-21. These recommended titles represent a variety of diverse perspectives across different literary genres. Where available, a link to the Toronto Public...

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

February is Black History month - and unions and activists are participating in a variety of ways.  Watch for Local 4948's upcoming interview with Dr. Rita Cox, an award-winning librarian, renowned storyteller and community leader who created the Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection at the...

2021 City Budget Deputation

January 26, 2021 President Brandon Haynes delivers an impassioned deputation expressing his shock and dismay at City Hall's refusal to fund two extremely important TPL programs: Digital Literacy for Seniors and Community Librarians. https://player.vimeo.com/video/505749991

Curbside Service Delivered by Toronto Public Library Workers

Curbside Service Delivered by Toronto Public Library Workers

Dewey or don't we join in with Bernie Sanders' Mittens memes?  Of course we do (and with affection for a strong defender of working people). Please check the Toronto Public Library's website for the latest information on the services library workers provide during the lockdown in this second State...

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@reggcohn: You may be wondering why CUPE has started the countdown to yet another school strike next week — the second in three weeks. Thursday's column on the roller coaster ride for strikers and students: https://t.co/DvV7gRN953 #onpoli #ontedu
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@CUPEOntario: It's time for a serious fact-check. Ford says @osbcucscso education workers are the highest paid. This is not true. The next five days are crucial. Tell Ford, Lecce and your MPPs we need a https://t.co/73UGT6Xhfm #39KIsNotEnough #onpoli #onted https://t.co/YvIeKohYLS
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@bconnolly00: @jennyleeshee @Sflecce Can Stephen Lecce do math? Lecce claims students missed 11.75 years of school due to strikes since 1989. Let’s do the math. 191 days per school year multiplied by 11.75 years = 2244 days Lecce is LYING! #onpoli #onted #DougFord #PCPO #FireLecce #LecceMath #39kIsNotEnough
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@4948president: Attending today’s presidents’ breakfast happening this morning in support of the @UWGreaterTO. Another example of labour and community joining together for a common cause. @Local4948 @torontolabour https://t.co/50NKopFQO3
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@CUPEOntario: Attend this exciting webinar tomorrow morning to learn more about how we workers got the Ford Conservatives to blink by building pressure! https://t.co/wYiOqRdhIr