Author Archives: Subhanya Sivajothy

About Subhanya Sivajothy

TALint (Toronto Academic Libraries Intern) at the OISE Library | Master of Information Candidate, 2020 | University of Toronto

New Titles for Autumn!

Tetris: The Games People Play A very interesting read: this book dives into the complicated history of one of the most recognizable and beloved video games. It is a graphic novel that is all about the history of Tetris and … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Baric Tablets

This very simple looking activity kit is an excellent tool for promoting concentration and experiential learning. The Baric Tablets are a sensorial activity that can be used for children age 4 and upward. They are a Montessori-developed manipulative, but can … Continue reading

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June Lobby Display: Pride!

The beginning of June marks the start of Pride Month, a celebration that has its roots in political activism, protest and riots. In the U.S the LGBT movement is attributed to the Stonewall riot that occurred in June 28th 1969. … Continue reading

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May Lobby Display: International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day or May Day as it is often called, is a day celebrating labourers and the working classes. Although May Day can be traced back several centuries, the Haymarket Affair is generally considered to be significant as the … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Smart Circuits by SmartLabs

Although we are surrounded by various forms of information and communication technologies, we don’t often think about the materiality of them. The SmartLab Smart Circuits activity kit goes beyond teaching children about basic electronics (such as light switches, speakers etc.) … Continue reading

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