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Greenberg Families Library

Bring Your Own Book: A Social Distancing Book Club

Let’s talk books! We want to know what you’ve been reading. Have you fallen in love with a new author, or are you working your way through a book series? Perhaps you’ve finally picked up that classic that’s been on your “must read” list for years. Join Carlie on Zoom for a virtual book discussion Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 pm and discover your next favourite book.

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The Crafty Librarian: Moon Sand

Join Greenberg Families Library librarian Carlie and learn how to make colorful Moon Sand!

Monday, July 20 at 2:00 pm

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the needed materials and information about joining the meeting.



Jewish Cooking Around the World:  A Journey through Greenberg Families Library’s Cookbook Shelf.

On our first installment, join or host Rissella Weiss, as she explores cooking books from the Indian, Polish and Mexican cuisines, all Jewish and Kosher. A few recipes from each book will be shared for you to try at home!

Storytime with Carlie



Religious Texts

  • Hebcal (as in Hebrew Calendar)
    A free Jewish calendar and holiday web site created to increase awareness of Jewish holidays and to help Jews to be observant of the mitzvot. Click on the link for weekly Torah readings.

  • Living Library of Jewish Texts
    Explore 3,000 years of Jewish Texts in both Hebrew and English.

  • My Jewish Learning
    An online guide to weekly Torah commentaries through podcasts, videos and essays. Includes resources for children.

General Reading

  • Project Gutenberg
    A digital library of over 60,000 free eBooks.

  • Library of Congress
    Access to a large digital collection including books for children, teens, adults, educators and parents.

  • Audible for Audiobooks
    Access to a vast collection of audiobooks. (A subscription service with a free one-month trial)

  • Smashwords
    A digital collection of indie books with over 70,000 books accessible for free.

  • All You Can Books
    Access to over 40, 000 audiobooks, eBooks and language courses(A subscription service with a free one-month trial)

Jewish Film

  • Chai Flicks
    Jewish entertainment and culture including movies, television series and documentaries (A subscription service with a free one-month trial)

  • The Toronto Jewish Film Foundation
    Over 100 curated titles are available free for streaming including documentaries, feature-length narratives, shorts and archival films.