Media Reminder - Tomorrow: Toronto Library Marks 100 Years of Service!



    Toronto Public Library's Annette Street Branch to Celebrate Centennial

    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library's Annette Street Branch,
Toronto's second oldest operating public library, will celebrate its 100-year
anniversary tomorrow, with an all-day party. The event is open to the public
and festivities will include live music, a magician and juggler, a kids craft
table, a birthday cake and more. The West Toronto Junction Historical Society
will present a walking tour of the Junction community and Heritage Toronto
will unveil a plaque to commentate the Centennial anniversary of the beautiful
Beaux-Arts Annette Street Branch building.

    
    What:  Annette Street Branch 100th Anniversary Party
    Who:   Matthew Church, Chair, Toronto Public Library Board
           Jane Pyper, City Librarian
           Bill Saundercook, Local City Councillor
           Barbara McPhail, Heritage Toronto
    When:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

           Key times include:
           10:00 a.m. - Birthday card craft table with celebrated children's
           illustrator Loris Lesynski
           10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. - Book signing of The Most Attractive
           Resort in Town: Public Library Service in West Toronto Junction,
           1888-2009 by Barbara Myrvold
           10:30 a.m. - Historical Walking Tour with members of the West
           Toronto Junction Historical Society
           12:00 p.m. - Heritage Toronto plaque presentation
           12:30 p.m. - Refreshments and entertainment
           3:00 p.m. - A Trip Down Memory Lane with local historians
           A.B. Rice and Miss Elizabeth McCallum, the first librarian for
           Annette Street Branch
           4:00 p.m. - Draw to win one of five copies of The Most Attractive
           Resort in Town: Public Library Service in West Toronto Junction,
           1888-2009 by Barbara Myrvold
    Where: Annette Branch, 192 Annette Street
    

    Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library
system. Every year, more than 16 million people visit our 99 branches and
borrow almost 30 million items.
    To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at
www.torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.




For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Edward Karek, Communications
Officer, (416) 397-5925, media@torontopubliclibrary.ca


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