Student Contest: The New York Times Year in Rap


For the sixth year in a row, we’re inviting anyone 13 to 19 years old anywhere in the world to write a rap about the news that mattered most to them this year.

To help, we’ve published a special News Quiz with all the top stories of 2016.

Find full contest details here.

Entries due by 7am EST on January 10th, 2017.


Holiday Reads!

Congratulations to our Holiday Reads winners:

  • Olivia Graham
  • Abby McDermott
  • Jennifer van den Bosch
  • Callie Deacon
  • Michaela Yarmal (Grand Prize winner)

Please drop by the Library today or tomorrow to pick up your Holiday Reads goodies.

Festive Cheer!

Also in the I forgot to post this category…  but it was on ESAInfo…

Join us, in the Library, before school – every day this week – for hot apple cider.

  • In the spirit of environmental sustainability, you must have your own re-usable mug (no disposables)
  • Cider is free, while supplies last, but donations gratefully accepted.

No “school” mug?  Pick up an ESA Corn Mug, brought to you by SEEDS Me to We.  Available for $10, anytime, in the Library.

Holiday Reads is Back!

Holiday Reads is Back!!

Drop by the Library Circulation Desk and fill out a Holiday Reads ballot.

  • Tell us what book you’re planning on reading this Winter Break
  • Or tell us what book is your favourite Winter Read ever

Every book recommendation submitted will be entered into our Annual Holiday Draw.

Five lucky winners will go home for the holiday with books and blankets and more!  Draw to take place on Thursday December 22nd.

Final Friday Fun Day

Advance reminder…

Join us tomorrow, at lunch in the Library, for Final Friday Fun Day.

  • Reminder that the Library will be a TECH FREE ZONE during the lunchhour tomorrow.
  • Bring your lunch and share in some Festive cheer and Festive activities.
  • Or just come and play your favourite games.

Whatever you do…  do come and join in the fun.