Photo Opportunity - Toronto Public Library's Yorkville Branch 100th Birthday This Saturday

    12:00 noon - Heritage Toronto plaque presentation

    TORONTO, June 14 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library's Yorkville Branch,
Toronto 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, Heritage Toronto
              .... 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
              subway station)
              12:00 p.m. - Heritage Toronto plaque presentation
    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 or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Edward Karek, Communications
Officer, (416) 397-5925,

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