Learning Never Ends We Will Help You on The Journey!

It kinda goes without saying at Sir Adam Beck learning is seen as a lifelong pursuit. But it's not an easy one. In fact, it takes a great deal of commitment, perserverance and hard work! In the school library learning commons, ask the Teacher-Librarian, or one of the Toronto Public Library librarians if you need assistance. We're here to help!

Learning Commons New Titles and Resources and
STEM Resources From All Over the World

Learning Commons News

After a successful Scholastic Book Fair we have geared up for some other future - and fun - activities coming later in the school year. Look forward to March, 2019 when we celebrate National Reading Month with a unique experience for every student! Stay tuned!

New Titles

New books come into the Sir Adam Beck library all the time. Many new French titles have just been added with more to come in the future. in particular, we've added French tiles in STEM, and First Nations groups. Also, we've added some English titles in coding, including Scratch.


The Sir Adam Beck Learning Commons is always evolving! And with the move towards school libraries that encompass more than analog literacies, we look forward to adding some STEM resources that appeal to every age group. We are working with Micro:bits, Circuit Playground Express Cards, Sphero and Root Robots, and SAM Labs IoT devices. Ask Mr. Gard about the details!

Library Musings...

  • Hour of Code @ Sir Adam Beck JS

    Students were eager to participate in Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week at Sir Adam Beck JS! In just about every classroom on one day or another, you would find students engaged in coding using various platforms from Scratch to Tynker and LightBot to other coding activities made available to students from Code.org. […]Read More »
  • The School Library Learning Commons and STEM – December, 2018

    The holidays are just around the corner and there’s so much happening at Sir Adam Beck! Many of you experienced some holiday spirit when you visited our annual Winter Bazaar. Sir Adam Beck was buzzing with the typical sounds you hear when large groups of people from the community come together to share stories, purchase […]Read More »
  • The School Library Learning Commons (SLLC) – November

    There’s always something new going on at SAB’s Library Learning Commons (SLLC)! The Toronto Public Library staff have been busy presenting Hallowe’en stories, arranging some visits for the primary FI students from Reptilia, and we’ve updated our conference room to include an interactive panel. We continue to build our current SLLC into a true learning […]Read More »
  • Scholastic Book Fair Launch!

    The week of October 15 – October 19, 2018, is our annual Scholastic Book Fair. This year we have decided to put the book fair in our library. The library space is larger and the students and families can navigate through the various selections of books much more easily. We have also provided more time […]Read More »
  • Scholastic Book Fair

    The Sir Adam Beck annual Scholastic Book Fair is just around the corner! The week-long book fair is a great way to show your enthusiasm for reading by encouraging your children to purchase a book in a genre that interests them. And by purchasing a book you also invest in our library collection. This year all proceeds […]Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my child(ren) check out resources from the library after school?

Yes! We have a unique partnership with The Toronto Public Library which allows students to take out books after school.