May 6, 2016

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JK/SK Students Complete Blue Spruce Program!

Students read 10 nominated picture books during the school year and voted for their favourite book. The
best picture book is selected and the winning author and illustrator is/are presented with the Blue Spruce
Award.
The Ontario School Library Association goals of the Blue Spruce Reading Program are:

  • To promote reading for enjoyment and information among primary students.
  • To make students aware of quality Canadian picture books & Canadian authors & illustrators.
  • To develop the student’s skill in evaluating a picture book based on story, text, and pictures.
  • To provide opportunities for students to discuss the picture books in an authentic manner.

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Ontario Public Library Week Contest Winners

contest winners poster

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Ontario Public Library Week

Ontario Public Library WeekOctober is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 18 to 24, 2015.

Ontario Library Association, with the support of the Library Services Centre, is giving patrons a chance to win a set of Kobo e-readers.  One for you, one for the library. Contest closes at midnight on October 24th.

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Wiping the Slate Clean: Ground Zero in Lake Superior

Professional Geoscientist Mark Smyk has shared his guidebook on the Slate Islands for all to view.

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OverDrive for BlackBerry PlayBook

Effective April 10th, 2014 the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10 and Playbook devices.  BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 will be able to continue using it, however no further development or testing will be dedicated to it.

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All-new OverDrive Help is live

We are pleased to announce that the all-new OverDrive Help site is now live! Head over the help.overdrive.com to check it out—we hope you like the modern design, streamlined navigation options, and quick links to help resources for getting started, troubleshooting, and more. You can now also search through our database of help articles, videos, and compatible device profiles, all in one place.  Be sure to check out OverDrive too.

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