Media Reminder/Photo Op - Mayor David Miller to Kick Off Keep Toronto Reading 2008



    Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the Toronto Reference Library

    TORONTO, Jan. 23 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library will officially kick off
Keep Toronto Reading 2008 on Thursday, January 24 at 9:30 a.m. at the Toronto
Reference Library. Mayor David Miller will proclaim February 2008 as Keep
Toronto Reading month, and will officially launch the Library's first
community-wide reading initiative, Keep Toronto Reading One Book. As part of
that launch, the mayor will interview Michael Redhill, author of the inaugural
One Book selection, Consolation, via LongPen(R) from France, and have his
personal copy of the book signed, long distance, by the author. Anyone who
wishes to have their own copy of Consolation signed by Michael may do so.
Michael Redhill will be coming home to Toronto for a variety of One Book
events in February.
    Keep Toronto Reading is the library's month-long celebration of the joy
of reading, featuring literary and cultural events throughout the city.

    
    Who:      Mayor David Miller and Michael Redhill, author of the inaugural
              One Book selection, Consolation.

    What:     Official launch of Keep Toronto Reading 2008

    When:     Thursday January 24, 2008 at 9:30 a.m.

    Where:    Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
    

    Keep Toronto Reading is Toronto Public Library's month-long celebration
of the joy of reading, featuring literary and cultural events throughout the
city. This year, the library introduces the city's first community read, Keep
Toronto Reading One Book. Everybody is invited to read this year's selection,
Consolation by Michael Redhill.
    Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library
system. Every year, more than 17 million people visit our 99 branches and
borrow more than 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, ekarek@torontopubliclibrary.ca


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