The Toronto Public Library has several programs to help isolated newcomers settle in the city, but staff say those who need the support may not know about it.
Toronto Public Library
Library systems in and around the Greater Toronto Area are rolling out new programs and some are reducing late fees to help connect patrons with their materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Toronto, the library…
Keynote speaker Hadiya Roderique headlines the Agents of Change 2019: We Rise by Lifting Others event Wednesday at the Toronto Public Library. Toronto Observer reporters are there to bring live coverage of the event.
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For 16-year old Jaden Luu, digital photography is all in the eyes. “It’s really just about letting go and seeing what your eyes like instead of thinking about where you’re placing things,” he said.
The workshop is a compressed version of the annual seminar in Toronto called “Maker Festival,” a two-day event that features more than 100 local tech groups and makers showcasing their work.
Writing a story seems like an easily achievable task for most. But according to Kai Cheng Thom, LGTBQ writers face many roadblocks on the way to developing their voice in their writing.
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A business development course will run this fall at the Danforth/Coxwell branch of the Toronto District Library. Workshopsnclude market research and financial management.
Lindsey Taylor isn’t quite sure what business she wants to start. But she does know that she wants to get something going.
“Side hustles are pretty popular with the millennial generation so I wanted to learn more and potentially see how I could something in my spare time,” she said.
She was at the Danforth/Coxwell branch of the Toronto Public Library on the quiet evening of Sept. 26 in a meeting room bustling full of people of all ages and backgrounds.