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Picturing Pride – 6 LGBTQ-Friendly Picture Books

LGBTQ-friendly picture books offer budding Trans and Queer readers a fun way to take part in Pride month, all year round. We’ve rounded up six of our favourite titles. Enjoy! AND TANGO MAKES THREE By Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell  … Continue reading

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Chronicling 150 Years of Mouse City at Doors Open

We staged Mouse City Chronicles, a series of 5 model city-building workshops for urban planners aged 2-8, inspired by the past 150 years of Toronto development, at City Hall on May 27-28, as part of Doors Open. Each session covered … Continue reading

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Celebrate Family Pride with Qin Leng

Qin Leng, the acclaimed designer-illustrator of such picture books as A FAMILY IS A FAMILY IS A FAMILY by Sara O’Leary, will conduct our next ABC DIY alphabet book-making workshop: “F is For Family” at The 519.  Storytellers aged 3-8 … Continue reading

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Sharpen Your Pencils …

Walt Whitman once told a friend, “if I had more time, I’d have written you a shorter letter.”  In that spirit, we’re announcing a fall contest before summer.  Writers aged 6-12 are invited to take part in our 8th Annual … Continue reading

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