Award Winning Books


Firekeeper’s Daughter, the 2022 Printz Award Winner for Excellence in Young Adult Literature is just one of the many books you can see in our Award Winning Books display. Printz Honor books Concrete Rose, Star Fish and Last Night at the Telegraph Club are also there, along with many other recent literary award winners. Stop by your School Library to have a look.

Eid al-Fitr

Eid Mubarak! As Ramadan comes to an end, Muslims in Canada and around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr. Observant Muslims spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting during daylight hours, and with the arrival of Eid, feasting can begin.


Find out more:

BC Place Welcomes Back Muslim Worshippers for Eid Celebrations

Eid al-Fitr (AlJazeera)

Statement from the PM

Pluralism Project (Harvard University)

May is Asian Heritage Month


Join us in your School Library as we celebrate Asian Heritage Month in May. Canada is a country filled with people who have backgrounds and heritage from all over the globe, including the vast landmass we call Asia. Canada has a long history of immigrants coming from such places as China, India, Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam and the many other nations of Asia, including places in the west of the continent such as Syria, Iraq, Georgia, Israel and Palestine. Be sure to visit us, both in person and online, to find out more.