Matching Fiction to Cocktails

Has the weather forced you inside this winter? Or do you love getting through the long winter months with warm blankets and books? Maybe you just came in from a winter hike or off the slopes. No matter your take on the season, you might have a thirst! Historical Fiction Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane is…
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Join our 2019 Reading Challenge

Welcome to the Toronto Public Library Reading Challenge for 2019. Want to read more? Try new authors and genres? Learn new things? This challenge is for you! Join the challenge From January 3, 2019 to December 31, 2019, we’re challenging you to read widely. To complete the challenge, you need to read a book to…
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How to Create an Email Account

Creating an Email Account Visit gmail.com to create a free email account. Need more guidance? Watch this video: Attaching Emails You can use your webmail to transfer files from one computer to another by simply emailing a copy of the file to yourself as an attachment. Need more guidance? Watch this video: Need more resources…
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Beyond the Job Posting

There are many sites where you can look for job postings, but what can you do to stand out in the job search? Use library resources of course! We have lots of ways to help. Books to Build Your Professional Persona List created by ArapahoeAlicia Thinking of changing careers and don't know where to start…
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Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

The Toronto Reference Library has one of the world's foremost collections of library materials devoted to the life and work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Much of the collection, of course, is devoted to Doyle's most famous character, Sherlock Holmes. The collection is accessed through the Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre on the 5th…
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Seed Lending Library

AAMLO also has a Seed Lending Library. Anyone is welcome to come in and check-out seeds. No library card is needed. We ask that you sign out for the seeds, then let some plants go to seed and return some of these next generation seeds for others to borrow.…
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AAMLO History

In 1946, Eugene and Ruth Lasartemay and Jesse and Dr. Marcella Ford began collecting the oral histories and artifacts that documented the activities of African Americans in and around Oakland, the Bay Area, and California. On July 2, 1965, the organization officially became the East Bay Negro Historical Society (EBNHS). As their efforts continued, the…
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Learn More about our Reference Library

AAMLO has a unique non-circulating reference library, a jewel for researchers, students, and anyone interested in African American history. Its collection consists of approximately 12,000 volumes by or about African Americans. Among its many subjects are books on religion, the military, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X, the Black Panther Party, Africa in relationship to…
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Thirty Years Since Huey P. Newton: His Legacy as a Husband, Soul Mate & Father

Oakland, CA – The African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) announces a public conversation on Saturday, August 17 (2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) ahead of the thirtieth anniversary of the death of the slain political icon, Dr. Huey P. Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989). The program – created collaboratively with the performative think tank, MATATU – is…
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