Explore our D.I.Y resources to foster the love of reading and learning at home and in school
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  • Books of Secrets

    Literary Trivia

    Uncover your reading interest and challenge your lit knowledge!

    New! Book of Secrets
    Book of Secrets is a guide specially created for teens to learn more about our public libraries.

    Book of Secrets 2021

  • Reading Interest Profiles

    Reading Interest Profile (15 mins)
    Not sure which type of books you enjoy reading most? Download and complete the Reading Interest Profile to find out!

    New! 2021 Reading Interest Profile Booklets


    Lower Secondary

    Upper Secondary

    Lower Secondary Reading Interest Profile 2021 Upper Secondary Reading Interest Profile 2021
  • Tinkering

    Learn about S.T.E.A.M.

    Discover the joy of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (S.T.E.A.M.) through these activities.


    Tinker Sheets

    Try your hand at the Tinker Sheets, a series of S.T.E.A.M.-related worksheets complete with digestible S.T.E.A.M. content and pop-up activities!


    Sec 1 - Sec 2

    Tinkersheet-CiphersTinkersheet-Digital AnimationTinkersheet-Under the Sea


    Sec 3 - Sec 4

    Tinkersheet-Beyond EarthTinkersheet-Global Warming


    D.I.Y. Tweens Packages (30 mins)

    Problem-solve through do-it-yourself activities. Simply follow the instructions and have fun!

    Sec 1 - Sec 2

    Flexagon image Origami frog image
    Paper helicopter image Zentangle image
  • Tweens Lab Magazine

    Tweens Lab Mag (1 hour)

    Cool, creative, out-of-this world ideas and easy D.I.Y. projects on S.T.E.A.M. topics and activities for you to complete. Download the issues below!

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    Issue #1 here

    Issue #2 here

    Issue #3 here

    Issue #4 here

  • EYEYAH worksheets

    Learn To Be S.U.R.E.

    Are you savvy enough to face the pitfalls of the internet? Get SURE-vival tips through these S.U.R.E. (Source Understand Research Evaluate) activities!

    EYEYAH! You S.U.R.E. or not? (20 min)

    Explore the world wide web with these activity sheets from EYEYAH! Bonus: Print them out or take a screenshot with your phone to colour the black and white versions in!

    How much e-waste can you spot? (b&w)

    How much e-waste can you spot? (colour)

    ewaste coloured worksheet

    Head in the Clouds (b&w)

    Head in the Clouds (colour)

    head in the clouds bw worksheet head in the clouds coloured worksheet

    Did you know…(b&w)

    Did you know…(colour)

    selfies bw worksheet selfies coloured worksheet

    What do you do online? (b&w)

    What do you do online? (colour)

    what do you do online bw worksheet what do you do online coloured worksheet