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Library Volunteers

A massive thank you to Shelly Arrowsmith and Rachel Kim who have volunteered once a week in the LLC since September. It would be absolutely impossible to keep the space functional without their dedication. If you are available for a short-term volunteer opportunities starting June 4th, please contact me. I am looking for volunteers to […]

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Volunteers needed in the library

Our school has a wonderful Library Learning Commons that has a number of functions. It is a beautiful and bright space with amazing resources. Some of the greatest resources are the parents! We really rely on a group of parent volunteers to help with Book Exchanges and manage the collection of books. If you have […]

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Just Read It!

“Have you read any good books lately?” Just Read It encourages all students, staff and the entire TDSB community to engage in the joy of reading and to share the experience of reading a wide range of books with each other. Whether signed out at a school library, the local public library, read at home […]

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Scholastic Book Fair Week of September 22

We will be running our annual Scholastic Book Fair the week of September 22 from Monday to Thursday. In order to run the fair, we will need parent volunteers. If you are able to donate most of a morning or afternoon during one of these days, please email jeffrey.osborne@tdsb.on.ca. We could also use volunteers who […]

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Allenby Library Information Centre

We had a very busy and successful year in the library last year. There were roughly 27,000 books borrowed during the 2013\2014 school year from the Allenby Library. As well, students passed over 4,000 Accelerated Reader book quizzes on the computers while the program was being run. The Library Information Centre is a vibrant and […]

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Book Launch at Indigo Yorkdale

Canadian Children’s Author Philippa Dowding will be launching her next children’s novel, The Strange Gift of Gwendolyn Golden, at Yorkdale Indigo on Saturday February 1st, from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm. Drop by to meet Philippa and get a signed copy of the book! Watch a book trailer: Look for Philippa Dowding’s last book, The […]

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DeMar’s Slam Dunk Book Club

DeMar’s Slam Dunk Book Club program is back in a partnership with the TDSB and will be holding sessions at Ledbury EMS on Saturdays beginning February 8, 2014 for children in the surrounding communities. For more information, please see The Big League Book Club website.

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Allenby Book Fair Coming Soon

Allenby’s annual Book Fair will be held from Monday September 23 to Thursday September 26 from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm.  All students in the school will have the opportunity to come down and peruse the selection of books available for purchase at the Book Fair over the course of the week.  The book fair […]

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Allenby’s NEW Birthday Book Program

This year we have established the Allenby Birthday Book Program, in keeping with TDSB and Ministry policies, in lieu of sugary treats to recognize student birthdays. If you wish to have your child’s birthday recognized in the school library, please fill out the submission form to make a donation to Allenby’s Birthday Book Program. According […]

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