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This Week in JPL History: The Roots of First Fruits

This Week in JPL History: The Roots of  First Fruits

The phrase “First Fruits” has many meanings to many different people. In Montreal the phrase took on a special connotation as it was the name given to the annual young adult writing anthology published by the JPL for 25 years. Each year the Library would gather entries from over 20 high schools around the city. The anthology contained a wide range of pieces from poetry, to prose, to opinion pieces and short stories. As the years passed artwork was added, as well as a musical [...]



This Week in JPL History: No More Dead Dogs! Gordan Korman visits the JPL

This Week in JPL History: No More Dead Dogs! Gordan Korman visits the JPL

The Jewish Public Library has been lucky enough to host Gordon Korman twice over the years! The last time he visited was in 2000 when he came and spoke to a packed crowd of students. During his talk he gave advice to all the aspiring young authors- telling them to always carry a notebook, so that they could write about what they saw around them. He also told them to proofread, proofread, proofread, –joking that a character that’s an only-child with red hair can become [...]