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Clifford the big  red dog
Nov 12, 2020

Bloorview School's First Virtual Scholastic Book Fair!

Bloorview School is having its first Virtual Scholastic Book Fair!  Profits from the Book Fair will be used to buy books for our Library Learning Commons.  Pick up some great new titles like: Not Me by Elise Gravel, All are Welcome by 
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boy reading Pete the Cat & a selection of picture books on a carpet
Jun 10, 2020

"Be the Reason Someone Smiles Today"- Pete the Cat

"A Cool Friend is a Good Listener" (Pete the Cat)  Muhammad's Book Recommendation Muhammad would like to share his personal library with you.  You might notice some favourites by Eric Carle, or classics like "Good Night Moon," bu
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young boy in bean bag chair reading
Jun 3, 2020

Hiding Books, to Keep Them Safe!

Hope, Courage and Inspiration   Rehan’s Book Recommendation:  The Librarian of Basara Here is a picture of our friend Rehan reading his favourite book: The Librarian of Basra, A True Story from Iran, written and illustrate
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girl looking at computer screen with head switch
May 27, 2020

Gruffalo, Gruffalo, Where Are You?

"A mouse took stroll through a deep dark wood." (The Gruffalo) Alexandra's Book Recommendation This week, Alexandra shares her love for reading with us. Alexandra has been using Capstone Books to access her reading material. Her favourite book
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a child reading a picture and laughing, a series of book covers
May 20, 2020

What's In Your Home Library?

Peppa, Pete and the Dinosaurs! Giselle's Book Recommendations This week Giselle has kindly shared her “Home Library” with us.  Giselle clearly enjoys Pete the Cat along with many other books that are very popular at our school.  Yo
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cover of the book Dinosnores, #SavewithStories icon, grandma, grandpa and child looking at computer
May 13, 2020

Can You Help with the Snoring?

Honk-ShOOOOOO! Mason's Book Recommendation Dinosnores by Sandra Boyton has been making one of our students laugh and snore!  Darcy Boynton (Sandra's daughter) is featured reading this wonderful book on  #SavewithStories.  Darcy as
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Colourful hands reaching up toward the Blue Spruce Symbol
Apr 29, 2020

Generosity in The Online Reading World

Vote for your favourite Blue Spruce Book!   Take advantage of the talented Blue Spruce authors generously reading their books by clicking here.  When you are ready to vote for your favourite book, click here to acc
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Blue Spruce Award poster featuring 10 Blue  Spruce nominated book covers
Apr 22, 2020

Welcome to Bloorview School’s Virtual Library Learning Commons!

  Check this weekly blog for Library Learning Common resources and ideas for learning at home. Just keep reading at home, a little everyday!   Blue Spruce Reading and Voting Continues! Before we started learning at home, m
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9 picture books arranged on a table
Oct 1, 2019

Welcome Back to The Library!

"Welcome Back to the Library Learning Commons!"  Books can help ease the transition back to school or to a brand new school.  Please take advantage of our new books like, "The Pigeon has to go to School" by Mo Willems  and "Truman
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Kindergarten student holding up the Cranky Ballerina picture book by Elise Gravel
May 22, 2019

"I want to be that girl!"

"Hey, Kate where are you going with my book?"  One of our Year One Kindergarten students yelled this to me across the library, so this week,  I decided to share her book review of The Cranky Ballerina by Elise Gravel.   I
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Stuffed abstract felted monsters reading picture books on red couch
May 1, 2019

Welcome to the Bloorview Library!

Welcome to the Bloorview Library blog!   Here you will find links on the right hand side to the virtual library, the Parent Math Resource Library, Reading Tips for Parents and the soon to be available Parent  Equity Library.  Fami
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