Ms. Robinson's 


Hi Everyone 

I am Ms. Robinson (aka Ms. R.), and I am the Library Technician at Park Dale P.S.(days 2 &4) and Prince of Wales P.S. (days 1, 3, & 5). I invite you to join me  in the library/learning commons on your scheduled library days, as well as for open circulation, and to watch for lots of fun ways to engage in the love of learning and of course BOOKS!!!!

You are welcome on your good, and not so good days. Come as you are and be prepared to find what you need....Books for an assignment or just for enjoyment, a quiet spot to reset and refresh for the rest of the day.....a place to discover new things about the world around you & where you fit in it. This is your library.... Share your wishes, dreams and wonderings, and remember we are all here to ask the big questions and learn from and with each other. 

I welcome your comments and questions. Email: 

 First Nations and Inuit Peoples stories about Solar Eclipses.

4 minutes. Published by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope This video features Innu astrophysicist Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, now an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, sharing two First Nations and Inuit Peoples stories about Solar Eclipses. This video was created for the 2021 Annular Solar Eclipse, and can be started at 0:25 to avoid student confusion.

Join in the celebration Wednesday February 7th 

Join Ms. R. for a Read Aloud of 2024 Blue Spruce nominated "Cocoa Magic" by Sandra Bradley & Gabrielle Grimard following morning announcements(Park Dale click on the book), or at the recording link(click on the book later in the day).

A sweet story about kindness, sharing & chocolate!!!

Check out the link to the  right to meet some amazing Canadian authors and illustrators as well as to try a "chai-rific" craft !

Click on the book cover to enjoy our I Read Canadian Day 

read aloud 2023 with Ms. R. 


 I Read Canadian Day 

today and everyday!!! 

Access this  slide under the Indigenous tab.

Meet the Author!!!

Former Prince of Wales Wildcat

 visits Prince of Wales(April 24th), and Park Dale P.S. (April 25th)

Meet Hannah Salt as she shares her picture book 

"Lucy Goes Fishing" 

with our primary/junior students!!! 

Interested in your very own autographed copy? 

Check out school cash online for more details!!!



 in a 



Join Ms. R. in the Prince of Wales Learning Commons for a Canadian Read aloud!

Grades 5-8

Visit the Indigenous tab (above) for more info. & resources.

Be sure to check out our Storytime Trail tab 

(under the Home tab) 

for more exciting links and info before,

 during & after you visit the Storytime Trail.

Voting for the 

2022 Forest of Reading 

opens Thursday April 21st

Week 1 Day 1! 

Park Dale is having a virtual Book Fair!!!

It's time to start planning for an amazing summer and help us earn new books for the library!!!

Anyone with the link can shop, and purchases will be delivered to the school with no delivery fee! 

Read Canadian Everyday!!!

Join Ms. R. for our 2022 I Read Canadian read aloud 

"Larf" by Ashley Spires

World Read Aloud Day-2014

Thursday November 11th, 2021

Click on the image below and the drop down tab "We Remember" (above) to learn more.

Election Day 2021!

International Dot Day - September 15th ish!

"A day to celebrate creativity - for all ages - in school - out of school. It is a day to think about the words: Making my mark. What does that mean? How will you use your creativity, time and resources to make the world a better place? Millions have joined us for over a decade to celebrate - hope you will too!" 

Hear it read here...   

A book is a magical thing that lets you travel to far away places 

without ever leaving your chair. 

~ Katrina Mayer

Unbreakable Spirit Week

Check out the award ceremonies and more under the Forest of Reading page! 

Virtual Awards ceremonies 

are posted on the 

Forest of Reading Subpage.

Did your favourite win?

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday 

with Ms. R., The Cat in the Hat, &

"Oh, the Thinks you can Think!"

click on the Cat in the Hat to hear the story !

Check out the inspire tab(under Home) to learn more about Amanda Gorman, and explore words that inspire. Submit your own inspired story to CBC Kids!

Check out our virtual book fair!

All the fun of a school book fair from the comfort of your home! 

Click on your school to directly access its virtual fair and have it delivered straight to your door! 

Colourful new stamp captures joyous spirit of Diwali

NEWS PROVIDED BYCanada Post Oct 15, 2020, 09:00 ET

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Learn about India's biggest holiday of the year.

"Treaties represent a relationship – built on mutual peace, respect and friendship"

"Treaties are the foundation on which the country of Canada was built."

Take the time to learn more about the treaties that have helped to form our nation.

Barbara Reid shows us how to make a windy pine tree!

Stories Connect Us!

"Stories connect us, now more than ever. Starting on September 20th, we will be bringing audiences together with more than 80 presenters over 13 episodes of quality children's programming that will engage and delight children from tots to teens. While you’re waiting for the festival to begin, visit the 2020-21 Reading List and get a head start on your festival reading."

Terry Fox and me

"... this story shows that Terry Fox's legacy goes beyond the physical and individual accomplishments of an extraordinary athlete. It is also a celebration of the true value of friendship."

Click on the book cover to hear it read by the author!

And the winners are....

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Forest of Reading! Check out the links below to re-watch the awards ceremonies and here from the authors/illustrators themselves!

Watch the awards show here...

The three finalists are In the key of Nira Ghani, No Fixed Address, and The Unteachables...

Watch the awards show here...

The three finalists are Beavers, Killer Style, and Too  Young to Escape...

Watch the awards show here...

The three finalists are Inkling, The mystery of Black Hollow Lane, and Sweep...

Watch the awards show here...

The three finalists are Counting on Katherine, Mega Bat and The Mushroom Fan Club...

Watch the awards show here...

The three finalists are The Reptile Club, Sloth at the Zoom, and That's not hockey...

And the winners are...

Click here to watch the live announcements of the 2020 Forest of Reading winners...!!! 

Save the date!!!

TORONTO, ON (May 25, 2020) – The Ontario Library Association (OLA) and the Forest of Reading are excited to announce the Forest of Reading Festival, Canada’s largest literary festival for young readers, will be presented as a one-day, free digital award ceremony event, through a new partnership with CBC Books.

Everyone across Canada will have the opportunity to celebrate Canadian children’s and young adult literature and authors on Tuesday, June 16.

The Forest of Reading is now Open... on your club and help choose the winner! 

voting closes May 26th

**Recorded on May 1 & 2nd, 2020!**

A virtual gathering of kidlit authors, illustrators, and books that will bring the book festival experience to young readers everywhere. 

Continue reading the amazing 2020 nominated titles, and  watch here for how to cast your ballot!

Check the tabs above for links to Blue Spruce readings, and other exciting links

 for all of the forest of reading clubs.

Check out this amazing book by the sisters avendano,   Toronto authors written in and about this time of social distancing...