The theme of this year’s International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (May 29) is “Women in Peacekeeping,” which honours the ongoing work done by women peacekeepers around the world and especially now, during the pandemic.Read More
To commemorate International Nurses Day, our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai recommends books that celebrate the nurturing and caring spirit in all of us.
West Coast Wild Babies
Written by Deborah Hodge and illustrated by Karen Reczuch
Deborah Hodge’s second book in the West Coast Wild series shows us the special bond that parents and offspring share in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest.Read More
Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai recommends some delightful Canadian books in honour of Canadian Children’s Book Week, May 2-9.
Syrian-Canadian author Danny Ramadan offers a peek into the challenges new immigrants face in Canada in this delightful story about a little girl who just wants to make her mother happy.Read More
Saturday, May 2 is Free Comic Book Day, an annual event when participating comic bookstores give away comic books for free to people who walk into the store.Read More