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Hi Reagan, glad you're checking out the website. Best of luck if you decide to participate in the contests! Cheers, Jorge
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What’s your Bazaar Memory? This year marks Canada’s 150th birthday. It’s a big deal. Many organizations and communities of various sorts will be celebrating Canada in some very unique ways. I have the pleasure of working with the Village of Dreams Productions on WHAT’S YOUR BAZAAR MEMORY? It’s a project... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2017 at What's On at the Library
Hi Cat, I find myself in the same pickle. So many life-changing decisions. It seems like your twenties is kind of like the last jump over the hurdles. It's after jumping that last hurdle when you feel the direct results from all the decisions you made. I see my twenties as an age of transition - from your unstable college/high school years to a period of stability (your thirties).
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Hi Cynthia - thanks for your suggestions. There are some vegan recipes in the suggested books, but I do welcome more. Happy quick cookin'
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2013 on You are what you Eat at Barbara Frum District Blog
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Hi Angus, Thanks for providing a very interesting take on the expectations of consumers in the new millennia. I do second your argument about there being a need for individuals to act more like citizens (thinking of the broader picture) and less like consumers (thinking about self-interest). This mentality serves the betterment of society and our collective well-being.
Toggle Commented May 17, 2012 on Fines can be Fine at Barbara Frum District Blog
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Heya Dan, Some good questions. To find branches that have undergone RFID, follow this link: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/hours-locations/index.jsp?Erp=250&N=37808+4292686890&Nr=NOT%28Branch+Type%3ABookmobile%29&Ns=p_title_sort&section=Hours+%26+Locations If the link does not work, please follow this search path: www.tpl.ca > Hours & Locations > Library features > Self-Checkout (RFID) When we hear more about RFID implementation in other libraries, we'll let you know. Have a good one!
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Thanks Linda, It was a pleasure working with your group, cheerful as always. It is a long time from now, but we look forward to your pre-Chanukah concert next year. For now, on behalf of the Barbara Frum Library, we wish the group a joyus Chanukah and nothing but prosperity, health and success in the New Year.
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Hi Soheli, I agree with you - Marina Nemat's visit was truly engaging, conversational and spirited. She is a charismatic speaker who speaks truthfully about her perspective on different societal issues. I thoroughly enjoyed her visit at Barbara Frum last night. I'm looking forward to the Eh List next Spring - we have some very talented writers and speakers in this country.
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2011 on This is what comes After Tehran... at Cedarbrae Blog
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Hi there, Our scanners pick up both the old (red&white, or solid blue) and new (blue and white) library cards. You should have no problem scanning your card, and if you do, staff will be nearby to assit you. Have an awesome day!
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Breaking News: We'll be reopening our doors tomorrow Wednesday November 16 at 9 AM. Here are some notable changes: · 3 Self-checkout machines on the 1st floor and another on the 2nd floor. · An indoor Book Return Slot · New space for adult & children feature films and CDs · New space for community information and newspapers · New romance paperback location · And more Come checkout your newly laid out library!
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Hi Mils, I agree with you, I love this country and all the opportunities that it has presented me with. Go Canada!
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Hi there, We will open our doors no later than Thursday November 17. We may possibly open earlier, we'll keep you posted.
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Hi Shoshana, If you sent your holds to Barbara Frum, the default branch is Locke Library. So if you see that your hold is ready for pickup, you have to go to the Locke library to get it. If the pickup location is inconvenient, please cancel the hold and place the item back on hold. I would recommend suspending your hold for a week, to ensure that it becomes available once we open our doors again.
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Thanks for your reply. I absolutely agree with you that public speaking is a must for any successful political leader, and any leader for that matter. It’s all about engaging and motivating your audience through effective communication. An organization like Toastmasters certainly has developed people around the world into confident and effective speakers. The library is proud to support this program.
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Hi Alana: Thanks for your comment. There is no typo: both programs are taking place simultaneously. As a point of clarification, the tapestry program is hands-on-workshop with limited space. The stone carving program is more of an exhibition, open to all. I hope you join us for a nation-wide celebration of the arts!
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Some really solid points you made there. Operating a small business really does require one to be the jack of all trades. There is so much to do, so much to know. The seminar is really an opportunity to start thinking about your business in another way. It's about generating ideas from someone who has 'been there, done that.'
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Although this is not an authoritative source, you might find this student research paper of interest. As a quick caveat, when using this for your own research purposes be wary of directly referencing. www.tccld.org/storage/LAWRENCE%20HEIGHTS%20-%20Fresia.docx
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Thanks Ashley - therapeutic indeed! I'm glad you enjoy 'breaking it down' like nobody's business ;)
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Great point D... these spaces are scattered along Covington Rd, between Bathurst St. and Saranc Blvd, behind the Lawrence Plaza. For first timers, this may be a bit tricky to visually locate as the parking for library visitors is designated between the loading docks of businesses. If you find it, the 3-hour Lawrence Plaza parking rules apply.
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Thanks Albert! I can see this being incredibly important when other parking spaces are filled up.
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I've received some interest from pledgers. To make the process easy for everyone, I've created a webpage through Canada Helps. Please see the click the following link and search "Jorge Rivera" in the name field if your interested in donating. http://www.canadahelps.org/GivingPages/GivingPages.aspx Remember, if you donate $10 CAD or more, the Toronto Public Library Foundation will issue a tax-receipt. Oh and by the way, I finished the 5K Run in 22 minutes and I met Jane Pyper, our very own City Librarian! I must say that she is super friendly, we're happy to have her represent the Toronto Public Library. I even got to take a picture with her... woohoo!
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2011 on Jog for a Cause at Barbara Frum District Blog
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Yes, we had some perrenials grow from last year. Thanks for the hurraying :)
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Thanks for your response and for sharing this article with us. Debunking perceptions of what it means to be a politician is important, particularly in the wake of an upcoming election.
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Good evening Malik: great questions. Yes, all three programs are free. It's always best to register. You can register on the second floor of the Barbara Frum Library at the Reference Desk or you can call us at 416-395-5441. Just state the name of the program you want to register for and provide your name and contact number. You can also register for guests, just simply tell us how many people you want to bring. We hope to see you there.
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Good evening Clayton: "The Trotsky" is the third and concluding film that was selected by Risa Shuman to exemplify the best in Canadian cinema. The Internet Movie Database is a good website for film synopsis and details. You can check it out here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1295072/ Hope that helps.
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