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The VLC is much more than an "online library." It provides Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship resources, as well as technical help, and reliable information for student research and work.

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Gr. 9-12: Teacher Resources

National Flag of Canada Day

National Bubble Gum Day

National Bubble Gum Day

February 2

February in white text on a collage background of pastel-coloured squares

February is Black History Month

Black History Month in white text inside a black heart shape surrounded by a variety of black people in different occupations including doctors, musicians, scientists, athletes, singers, politicians. The background is red, yellow and green for the colours of the African flag.

Pink Shirt Day

Dark pink background with two white hands with stylized West Coast Haida art in the palms. Art resembles two faces talking to each other. Theme is "Lift each other up"

La Journée du chandail rose

Freedom to Read Week

At one time, someone, somewhere thought you shouldn't be able to read these books!

Celebrate Freedom to Read Week with a good book.  Check out this list, or ask your LCI for help.  For added fun, check out these ways to get involved

Sora, eBooks and Audiobooks

Introduction to the VLC

K-6 Database Search

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Educational Events & Contests



The above link is your source for information on educational events and contests sponsored by reputable Canadian organizations. Many of the contests can be worked into the curriculum.  New items are added on a regular basis. This is the perfect chance for students and educators to shine.

Chinese Traditional Festivals

UCDSB Virtual Art Gallery


Valentine's Day

Brown teddy bear holding a sparkling heart and pulling a wagon full of hearts. "Happy Valentine's Day" in script.

February 14th

Chinese New Year


February 10