Water Treatment: Where does our drinking water come from?

MPL’s “Learning at Home” series is designed to support elementary level students' continued learning beyond the classroom.  The posts explore topics related to the Ontario Curriculum and are designed to spark curiosity, learning and fun! Ever wonder where your tap water comes from? Before people can safely consume or use water, it has to be…
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Holiday Movies on Hoopla

It’s the holiday season and a time to get festive. Playing outdoors in the snow can be fun, but on some cold days, it’s great to just stay cozy at home. Why not bake some cookies and make some hot chocolate or eggnog and watch a holiday movie inside. Snuggle up these holiday films on…
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Happy Jane Austen Day!

It’s Jane Austen’s birthday. Austen was born December 16th in 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire, England. She had seven siblings, which included one sister and six brothers. Her father was a rector in the village that she was born. She grew up in a loving household and her father in particular, encouraged her to learn and…
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It’s Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is from September 27th to October 3rd. It is a time to celebrate the freedom to read whatever you want! Since 1982, Banned Books Week has been occurring annually during the last week of September. This week was created in response to overwhelming amounts of challenges to books in various institutions such…
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Happy Birthday Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein!

August 30th is Frankenstein Day, a day to honour Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and her famous book Frankenstein, which is about a mad scientist named Victor Frankenstein, who gives life to a monstrous-looking creature. Shelley was born August 30th, 1797 and she published Frankenstein in 1818. She created the story of Frankenstein, in 1816, when she…
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