Gerrard/Ashdale library turns 90

If anyone ever quizzes her on the history of Gerrard/Ashdale Library, Ruth Henry has a surefire cheat. She saw it from the start. Born in the fall of 1923, Henry remembers winters when she curled up under the arched wood ceilings of the second-floor children’s area. “I came every Saturday morning because there was a […]

Poet leads workshop at Gerrard/Ashdale Library

The Toronto Public Library has dedicated a workshop series to Black History Month. In libraries across Toronto, events were hosted by African-Canadian poets, authors, comedians and screenplay writers. Wordz in Motion took place at the Gerrard/Ashdale branch on Feb. 3. Award winning poet, emcee, lyricist and playwright Motion worked with about 60 Grade 7 and […]