Category Archives: General Library Information

Il Rosso e Il Blu

Il Rosso e Il Blu (The Red and the Blue) is a movie based around a school of struggling teenagers and burnt out teachers. The movie is situated around three different plot lines all converging on this one Italian School. … Continue reading

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Re-opening Saturdays (and other changes)

As of September 28th the library will be back open on Saturdays from 10am-4pm. Come and join us for Filastrocche della Nonna, an Italian story time for children being held Saturday mornings. We are also going to be adding many more … Continue reading

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We are now on Pinterest!

Check out our page at http://pinterest.com/icclabiblioteca/

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Get email notices from La Biblioteca

Did you know that La Biblioteca can send you notices about your checked out material (including upcoming date due and any overdue notices) via email? Next time you’re in, double-check that we have an accurate email address entered for you.

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Computers in the library

The wireless has been fixed, so our public access computer stations are available for use! Next time you’re in the Centre, feel free to stop in and check your email or read up on the latest news.

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Filastrocche della Nonna

Every Saturday morning you can hear the sounds of singing and reading coming out of La Biblioteca. We hold a storytime, Filastrocche della Nonna, at 10 AM in the Angolo dei Bimbi. Toddlers and parents learn stories, songs, poems and … Continue reading

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Be our friend on Facebook!

It’s true, La Bibliteca has an account on Facebook. You can find us at www.facebook.com/la.biblioteca.icc. We will use the site to post photos, upcoming events, and make connections with all of you, other Italian libraries and the written word.

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New ICC Newsletter is out

The latest newsletter of the Italian Cultural Centre is out now: check it out here.

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Holiday Hours at La Biblioteca

The Centre (including La Biblioteca) will be closed on December 25-28 and January 1-3. In addition, La Biblioteca will be closed on December 23 and December 30. We will be back to normal open hours on January 4. If you have … Continue reading

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Help build La Biblioteca’s collections

The library collections are built almost entirely from donations. La Biblioteca has a wishlist on Amazon.ca, where you can purchase books identified by the librarian to fill gaps in our collections. You can purchase the books directly and have them … Continue reading

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