Events

View photos and descriptions from past, current, and upcoming events @ your library!

Public Library

The City of Mississauga and City of Toronto Public Libraries always have some great events and initiatives going on throughout the year. In particular, the Toronto Public Library publishes young Toronto poets, artists, photographers, and essayists in the Young Voices Magazine. Have a look at their website here, submit your work to get published!  

Blind Date with a Book

Never judge a book by its cover. Check out a wrapped book, but no peeking until you get home! February is the month of love…a love for reading, that is <3   Photo credit: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0776/1401/products/Custom-Blind-Date-with-a-Book_1024x1024.png?v=1444452283

Black History Month

View our display of both fiction and non-fiction books to raise awareness for black history month.

Hatching Chicks!

From March 30- April  27, we are hatching chicks in the library! The fertilized eggs will take about 21 days to hatch in an incubator. Once they have hatched, we care for them for 1 week in an enclosed new home with a heat lamp, and they will then be returned to Green Acres to … Continue reading Hatching Chicks!

Staff Picks

Here are some of the titles that the staff at Bronte College nominated

Movember

During the month of November, the library displayed a selection of  must-read books.      

Library posters

Ms. Schumann-Johns’ class created fantastic posters for the library to assist students in understanding what the library and library team has to offer! Topics included EBSCO, How the Librarians Can Help, The Dewey Decimal System, and Avoiding Plagiarism.

Pumpkin Palooza

On October 30, the library hosted Pumpkin Palooza! Students enjoyed pumpkin carving, candy guessing, pumpkin cake tasting, goo-making, and more!

Shakespeare’s Birthday

April 23, 1564 was William Shakespeare’s Birthday. Celebrate his 452nd birthday this year by participating in the Bronte College Soliloquy Writing Contest! Inspired by CBC’s Challenge, participate in this contest for your chance to win some great prizes!! Shakespeare took selfies all the time – but instead of a camera, he used a quill. And … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Birthday

Beautiful Bronte Butterflies!

We will be hatching butterflies at the end of April! Come to visit us in the library to see the amazing transformation 🙂 For more information, explore the following links: Government of Canada: Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility: http://www.cbif.gc.ca/eng/species-bank/butterflies-of-canada/painted-lady/?id=1370403265722 The Ontario Butterfly Atlas: http://www.ontarioinsects.org/draw_map.html?species=s_146_Painted_Lady_Vanessa_cardui&mapTEAtype=none Boreal Science: https://www.boreal.com/www.boreal.com/images/Boreal_Painted_Lady_2017_Instructions.pdf Raising Butterflies: The Painted Lady: http://www.raisingbutterflies.org/painted-lady/  

Guest Speakers

Throughout the year, the Bronte College Library hosts special guests such as slam poets, authors, and public speakers, organized by our wonderful teaching staff. The ENG4U teachers brought in a slam poet both first and second semester, named Matt Miller to support their poetry unit. Matt Miller is the Artistic Director of We Flip Tables! … Continue reading Guest Speakers

Forest of Reading

The Forest of Reading is Canada’s largest recreational reading program. This initiative by the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest celebrates Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 250,000 readers participate annually. Here are the nominated titles for the … Continue reading Forest of Reading

Visual Arts

Throughout the year, Ms. Jack’s Visual Arts classes create amazing works of art that are often displayed in the library.                         

Coding

We participated in the hour of code, which is a one hour introduction to computer science and coding. Anyone can learn to code! To learn more, check out the website and start coding today!

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