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Workshops

Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Dates: Monday, April 12 – Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session’s start time.
Registerhttps://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358 (through Family Care Office)

Join an online storytime with U of T librarians, who will be reading from their favourite picture books.

Recommended for ages 3-8 years (but all are welcome!)

Registration required. Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

**Does your child want to showcase some of their amazing artwork? Email storytime@library.utoronto.ca with a photo of their creations for chance to have it displayed during the storytime session. Multiple photos/pieces accepted. Please let us know in the email if you plan on attending on a particular day(s), so we can be sure your little artist gets to see their work on display!

Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Adriana Sgro
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. It is part of the library's Maker Monday Series.

Facilitators:

  • Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

Learn the basics for creating a Stop Motion video using  Stop Motion Studio app and a mobile phone or tablet.

At the end of the workshop, you will have knowledge of the tools, software and steps needed to make a basic Stop Motion video

zOOM LINK: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/82006668972
 

 

Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Mon Apr 12, 1:30PM-3:30PM

WHERE: via BbCollaborate - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10-15 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

1:15-1:30: Log in to Zoom

1:30:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:35: start writing (30mins)

2:05: break!

2:10: resume writing (30mins)

2:40: break!

2:45: resume writing (30mins)

3:15: break & social

3:30: end

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Dates: Monday, April 12 – Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session’s start time.
Registerhttps://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358 (through Family Care Office)

Join an online storytime with U of T librarians, who will be reading from their favourite picture books.

Recommended for ages 3-8 years (but all are welcome!)

Registration required. Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

**Does your child want to showcase some of their amazing artwork? Email storytime@library.utoronto.ca with a photo of their creations for chance to have it displayed during the storytime session. Multiple photos/pieces accepted. Please let us know in the email if you plan on attending on a particular day(s), so we can be sure your little artist gets to see their work on display!

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