Kung Hei Fat Choy – Happy Lunar New Year
Happy Lunar New year! Find out more about this occasion celebrated all across Asia using the Infobase ebook: Encyclopedia of Holidays and Celebrations. Click on the Britannica article to see how this festival is celebrated.
Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later. The 15th day of the new year is called the Lantern Festival, which is celebrated at night with lantern displays and children carrying lanterns in a parade.
The year of the rooster. Roosters are extremely sociable and prefer being the center of attention, always bragging about themselves and their accomplishments. They continually seek the unwavering attention of others which can be annoying. Roosters are as proud of their homes as they are of themselves. They’re extremely organized individuals as evidenced by the fact that their homes are always neat
Looking for quality academic resources? Searching for a book to read?
The TDSB has rolled out a revamped virtual library website. Access resources from home and school. Find all the student Virtual Library resources you know and love. Sort resources by grade level, subject & resource type.
View this promotional video to see what’s new!
During Exams, the library is open for quiet, individual study only from 8:30 – 1 pm.
Got some time to get distracted? Browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out the Follett Shelf for fiction online. All usernames and passwords on p23 of the agenda. Best of luck on those exams.
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. They offer a wide array of resources such as free audiobooks, ebooks, (through mobile apps) and a large host of categorized databases and services. Check out the Study Skills (Study Skills Success) and grammar practice section (Tensebuster, Mango Languages). All you
The Earl Haig Library is introducing a new EBSCO search interface, Explora Canada.
Explora is A dedicated search interface for all of our school EBSCO databases. It is great first step to gather and locate quality information. It has a nice, slick interface that’s intuitive and simple to use. As always, access is available from our alphabetical list of sources on our library blog.
Explora Canada includes:
- Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and video clips.
- Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
- Topic Overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
- Citation help, including the ability to export citation information to online bibliography generators such as EasyBib and NoodleTools
This week the teacher-librarians at Earl Haig are busy leading workshops for ESL D Human Rights and ESL C.
The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):
Friday: School Closed For Teacher PD
The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly. We appreciate your cooperation.