Toronto Public Library Workers Union

Support Your Public Library or ElseMargaret Atwood's ongoing defense of our public library is legendary

Her 2011 video was inspiring.

The photo on the left is from her pictoral response to Twitter posts asking for clarification on what it means to be Canadian. 

To read the full post, click here

Enjoy!

 

 

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Oct 21
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RT @cupenovascotia: CUPE 5047 President @melansonchris @CUPE5047 @CUPELocal227 supporting school board librarians and #nationallibraryday #…
Oct 21
RT @TheAgenda: Haven't walked into your local library branch in years? Tonight on The Agenda, find out why you should #OPLW #agendatvo htt…
Oct 21
RT @WomenWinTO#WomenWinTO workshop is getting started! This session we're talking about stakeholder engagement & relationship-building! #…
Oct 21
The UK no longer has a national public library system | Laura Swaffield https://t.co/xYl2pLXi3t@4948President
Oct 21
RT @larsenesque @4948President @theurbangeog @Local4948 I was thrilled. Elated. Carnegied! Thank-you so very much. And tomorrow I shall sp…
Oct 21
RT @cupelocal79: Congratulations to our amazing researcher @ChrisISamuel on the publication of his new book! Take note #TOpoli #canlab #ONp
Oct 21
RT @RyanKGlobal: A CUPE-led protest is beginning outside Saskatoon City Hall, opposing a "restructuring" and layoffs at the public library.…
Oct 21
RT @TheAgenda: Haven't walked into your local library branch in years? Tonight on The Agenda, find out why you should #OPLW #agendatvo htt…
Oct 21
RT @DalLibraries: Today is Canadian Library Workers Day. Say thank you to a library worker today! https://t.co/KtTxokiLK0 https://t.co/aE7G
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RT @professormaja: It’s the fight against the Walmartization of higher ed @CAATfaculty @OPSEU @cupe_3906 @cupenat https://t.co/ry9Vo3Aw1A
Oct 21
RT @rankandfileca: We see @TD_Canada says raising the min wage will result in 90k job lost over 10 yrs. TD made $9.3 bn in profits last yr.…
Oct 21
RT @LibrarianshipCA: The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Our Changing Libraries https://t.co/0VNnck1SLm
Oct 20
Today is National Library Workers Day How kewl is that! Thank you for making our libraries work @Local4948https://t.co/KsJW79MNkD
Oct 20
RT @AnthonyNMorgan: The 'whitelash' of Trump politics: CNN commentator Van Jones https://t.co/1WkIslsjzv
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RT @bravotoronto: Excited and ready to talk women's political leadership, importance of muni elections + campaign communications in Hamilto…
Oct 20
RT @JSSBennett: ‘Great people are what make our libraries great’: Toronto Public Library workers celebrate Library W… https://t.co/rn783kCH
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RT @Tom_Parkin_: 36 Sears Cda execs who put company in bankruptcy to share $6.5M in bonuses (avg $180k) while workers lose severances https…
Oct 20
RT @wylie_alan: The UK no longer has a national public library system https://t.co/BCcb6XpVyI 'Volunteer-run libraries don’t meet national…
Oct 20
RT @torontolabour: Labour Council stands with college faculty. Send your letter of support today #onpoli #canlab https://t.co/3MsCfso6DR.
Oct 20
RT @WeTeachOntario: So true for both university and college contract faculty: health and social impacts of precarious work significant, we…
Oct 20
RT @Local4948: At Hot Docs now! Frederick Wiseman's doc "Ex Libris" https://t.co/d0meyaDdTT https://t.co/oUVGgJN2Cc@4948President#Pati…
Oct 19
RT @torontolabour: Labour Council stands with college faculty. Send your letter of support today #onpoli #canlab https://t.co/3MsCfso6DR.
Oct 19
At Hot Docs now! Frederick Wiseman's doc "Ex Libris" https://t.co/d0meyaDdTT https://t.co/oUVGgJN2Cc@4948President#Patience #Fortitude
Oct 19
RT @Local4948 @TPLWychwood#publiclibraries @torontolibrary#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek @larsenesque Recommended Reading! https://t.co/KAVcI
Oct 19
RT @Local4948#publiclibraries @4948President#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek #librarywarriors #onpoli @theurbangeog @CUPEOntario#libraryworker…
Oct 19
RT @Local4948#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek at @torontolibrary 100th Branch @4948President @cupeont#publiclibrary #librarywarriors #onpo
Oct 19
RT @larsenesque: Another day another Carnegie Library to visit. With thanks to @4948President and @theurbangeog @torontolibrary @owlkids
Oct 19
RT @larsenesque @4948President @theurbangeog @Local4948 I was thrilled. Elated. Carnegied! Thank-you so very much. And tomorrow I shall sp…
Oct 19
RT @Unisonderbycity#SOSlibraries Day tomorrow, are you ready? Support your local libraries and their staff, keep your library by not volu…
Oct 19
RT @larsenesque: Another day another Carnegie Library to visit. With thanks to @4948President and @theurbangeog @torontolibrary @owlkids
Oct 19
RT @torontolabour#StandWithFaculty #COLLEGESTRIKE When Faculty is precarious.. imagine students' futures !! https://t.co/DlCZvfAniF#TOpo…
Oct 19
RT @FredHahnCUPE: Today is the day to show #Solidarity #Respect and #Support for @opseu#COLLEGESTRIKE #WeDesreve #ABetterPlan @CUPEOntario
Oct 19
RT @4948President: I met another man today @TPLWychwood who ️ libraries author@larsenesque who wrote this great book @Local4948 https://t.
Oct 19
RT @4948President: Author @larsenesque was super excited to receive one of our library bags designed by @theurbangeog @Local4948 https://t.
Oct 19
#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek at @torontolibrary 100th Branch @4948President @cupeont#publiclibrary 😎😎😎… https://t.co/94wxuy4dXs
Oct 19
Author @larsenesque was super excited to receive one of our library bags designed by @theurbangeog @Local4948 https://t.co/OxPP89Ntfb
Oct 19
I met another man today @TPLWychwood who ️ libraries author@larsenesque who wrote this great book @Local4948 https://t.co/sXbqmtWOrT
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RT @Local4948: Celebrate #OntarioPublicLibraryWeek! TPL #LibraryWarriors will be at @TPLScarbCentre Library 10 am Oct 19 @4948President @t
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Celebrate #OntarioPublicLibraryWeek! TPL #LibraryWarriors will be at @TPLScarbCentre Library 10 am Oct 19… https://t.co/BJLapnw7WN
Oct 18
RT @snuggs_999 @Local4948 Melba hard at work creating our Local table sign..... https://t.co/DVxsOFOOKy
Oct 17
RT @Local4948: It's Ont Public Library Week! https://t.co/rHCEkAfauP Watch for Toronto #LibraryWarriors at a branch this week @4948Presid
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Oct 16
RT @PLGGTA: You can't focus on teaching if you can't pay your rent. Stand up to precarious labour and #StandWithFaculty