Toronto Public Library's Yorkville Branch will mark 100 years of service
to ever-changing community
TORONTO, June 6 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library's Yorkville Branch,
Toronto's oldest operating public library, is celebrating its 100-year
anniversary with an all-day party on Saturday, June 16, 2007. The event is
open to the public and festivities will include music, magicians,
storytellers, cake and more. Heritage Toronto will present a walking tour of
Yorkville, culminating in the unveiling of a heritage plaque to commemorate
the beautiful Beaux-Arts Yorkville Branch building.
What: Yorkville Branch 100th anniversary party
Who: Kathy Gallagher Ross, Chair, Toronto Public Library Board
City Councillor Kyle Rae
Patricia Malcolmson, Chair, Plaques and Markers Program,
.... and magicians, musicians and storytellers!
When: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Key times include:
10:00 a.m. - Historical walking tour (starting at the Village
of Yorkville Park, near the Cumberland entrance to the Bay
12:00 p.m. - Heritage Toronto plaque presentation
12:30 p.m. - Refreshments and entertainment
Where: Yorkville Branch, 22 Yorkville Avenue
Toronto Public Library is North America's busiest public library system.
Every week more than 329,000 people visit our 99 branches and borrow more than
half a million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our
website at www.torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.
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