Toronto by Library #27: Danforth/Coxwell Library

First thing this morning, Sage and I leave the house. Our plan is to go to an art store to pick up canvases and paint for her, and to get breakfast. The art store is right next to the Bus Terminal Diner. This restaurant has been around for decades and has a really nice retro decor with big cushy booths, a counter with round stools for those eating alone, and most importantly big greasy American breakfasts with bottomless cups of coffee. After that we’ll go across the street to the Danforth/Coxwell Library. Continue reading Toronto by Library #27: Danforth/Coxwell Library

Give Yourself a Break

I decided to go to the basement where you can find the newspaper reading room. In addition to most of the local papers, there are newspapers in many languages from around the world. I found one with Hindi script to practice my reading and see how much I could understand and started reading.

I looked throughout the front page and understood a handful of very simple words. It was as if I had completely forgotten everything I knew. Continue reading Give Yourself a Break

Toronto Public Library Celebrates Pride Month

  SeeI have been quite busy with a bit of a backlog building including another library visit to write up. In the meantime, though, l was happy to see this pass through my Instagram feed today. I love that so many of our city’s institutions celebrate Pride month – and our library is no exception. View this post on Instagram This is how we celebrate Pride in Toronto! Local drag queen @nikkichin89 talks to @atmos.fierce about appearing on a recent cover of our What’s On publication and the many library programs and LGBT materials we have to celebrate Pride Month. … Continue reading Toronto Public Library Celebrates Pride Month