Author Archives: Alicja Adamczyk

About Alicja Adamczyk

Alicja is in her first year of graduate studies in Library and Information Science. She recently graduated from UofT with a Bsc in Pharmacology and Biology.

Recognizing Aboriginal Life and Culture – FCO Library’s New Collection

The FCO library is pleased to announce that we now have a growing collection of books centered on Aboriginal Life and Culture. Our collection offers several children’s titles, such as Shin-chi’s Canoe and Shi-shi-etko by Nicola I. Campbell and Kim … Continue reading

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Advocating Parenting Literacy

At a recent Grad Talk put on by the Family Care Office, which discussed the option of becoming a parent while pursuing graduate studies, one of the panelists was Nana Lee. Nana Lee is the Director of Graduate Professional Development … Continue reading

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The Joy of Reading

The winter break is the best time to curl up on the couch with a hot cup of tea and a good book. Whether you’re starting a new book or diving back into an old favourite, reading is a great … Continue reading

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Improve Your Parenting Style with These Best Parenting Strategies

Struggling with how you should approach parenting? The popular new book Raising Great Parents by Doone Estey, Beverley Cathcart-Ross, and Martin Nash is full of excellent parenting advice to help you become the parent your child needs. At the FCO library … Continue reading

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Ever wish you had the ultimate baby manual?

At last the long wait has come to an end and your little bundle of joy has arrived into the world. You may be thinking – now what? As a new parent it’s normal to feel lost and uneasy when … Continue reading

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Top Reads for the Summer

Summer is here! Are you searching for that perfect summer read to enjoy in the sunshine? Search no more! The FCO Library has got you covered! With many new recently published titles now available, the FCO Library will keep you … Continue reading

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Another Successful Year for the FCO Library with Exciting New Books Added!

What a wonderful academic year it has been at the FCO Library! It has been such a pleasure to be a part of the Family Care Office team and to manage the library’s collection. Throughout the year, many changes and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Parenting Through the Storm by Ann Douglas

It’s no surprise that parenting is difficult. However, raising a child who has been diagnosed with a mental illness involves many additional struggles and worries. Ann Douglas’ new book, Parenting Through the Storm: How to Handle the Highs, the Lows, … Continue reading

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New Books @ the FCO Library

New books have arrived! We are pleased to announce that we have added many new books to our collection. These new additions cover a broad range of family-related topics including caregiving, parenting, understanding the teenage brain, balancing work and family, children’s … Continue reading

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