Library

Alexander the Great Would Have Probably Used Uber

Paul Barter | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

Sharing was the backbone of humanity for much of history. Now, when we have occasional need for products or services that we value, we can access it when we need it. They're less expensive, less wasteful, environmentally sound and increasingly available.

Six Degrees From Steven Truscott

Donald D'Haene | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada
Donald D'Haene

As a child, I scanned the shelves of the library until I finally found The Trial of Steven Truscott, by Isobel LeBourdais. I was fascinated with this young boy's tragic life and prepared my class report. "I think Steven is innocent," I declared in front of the class.

Do We Need Paper Books Any More?

Jenna Em | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?

Bookworms Rejoice: Canadians Still Love Their Libraries

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - It's a sunny fall afternoon — likely one of the last warm days this year — yet Montreal's largest library is buzzing.The Grande Bibliot...

Atwood Who?, Toronto Mayor's Brother Asks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2011 | Canada

City Councillor Doug Ford, brother to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, went after celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood for her campaign to defend the cit...