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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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Canada Learning Code


Canada Learning Code designs, delivers, and partners on technology education for Canadians.

May: Innovation


  • May 01 - Mother Goose Day
  • May 03 - National Paranormal Day
  • May 04 - Star Wars Day
  • May 06 - National Nurses Day
  • May 10 - Clean Up Your Room Day
  • May 11 - Eat What You Want Day
  • May 12 - Limerick Day
  • May 12 - Mother's Day
  • May 13 - Frog Jumping Day
  • May 14 - Dance Like a Chicken Day
  • May 24 - Scavenger Hunt Day
  • May 31 - World No Tobacco Day



Check out our LGBTQ Resources Guide to find LGBTQ reading lists and more!

World Oceans Day


May 6 to June 4


Asian Heritage Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Photos of the Week

Display board with turtle information. Presenter showing turtles on the carpet.
Students sitting on beanbag chairs and reading books in the Learning Commons
Worm Learning Project.  Poster created depicting worms and tunnels in the dirt.
Poster of birds in nests on a tree

Introduction to the VLC

K-6 Database Search

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UCDSB 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. Keep checking for student, and educator, chances to shine.

Khan Academy Breakthrough Junior Challenge Math and Science Video Contest (Deadline 15 June 2019)

Me, Moi + Canada Video Contest (Deadline 1 November 2019)

2019 Canadian Geographic Education Summer Institute (For Teachers K-12 All selected candidates will be contacted by June 12, 2019 to confirm their participation)


Canadian Children's Book Centre Get Published Seminar

May 25, 2019 in Toronto