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Feb 12, 2019, 13:34 ET Toronto Public Library Branches Close at 2:00pm

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - All Toronto Public Library branches will close at 2:00pm today due to severe weather conditions. Please check www.tpl.ca for updates. ABOUT TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY...


Aug 07, 2018, 10:00 ET Toronto Public Library Invites the City to Write its Story

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library is inviting the city to write a book, one line at a time, on Twitter. The story begins to unfold today with an opening line from City Librarian...


Jan 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Toronto Star and Toronto Public Library Launch 40th Annual Short Story Contest

TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Exactly 40 years ago this week the Toronto Star launched its first short story contest. At the time organizers had little idea of how many people might enter – or how...


Jul 13, 2017, 18:06 ET Statement from City Librarian Vickery Bowles on Last Evening's Event At Richview Library

TORONTO, July 13, 2017 /CNW/ - I'd like to address the issue about last evening's private room booking event at Richview Library, which has received tremendous attention. It has been a difficult...


Jun 22, 2017, 05:00 ET More Library Branches to Open On Sundays This Summer

Increased Access is part of the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy TORONTO, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library (TPL) is pleased to announce that as part of the City of Toronto's Poverty...


Jun 05, 2017, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New Albion Library Branch Opens Today!/

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library is thrilled to announce that the new Albion branch (1515 Albion Road, Albion Road/Kipling Avenue) is opening Monday June 5th at 3:30 pm. Everyone...


Jun 02, 2017, 14:41 ET Media Advisory - New Albion Branch Enhances Rexdale Community

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library is thrilled to announce that the new Albion branch (1515 Albion Road, Albion Road/Kipling Avenue) is opening Monday June 5th at 3:30 pm. Everyone...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Toronto Public Library Celebrates Freedom To Read

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library is celebrating Freedom to Read Week from February 26 to March 4. This annual event encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their...


Nov 24, 2016, 12:45 ET Statement on Hate Graffiti on Library Property from City Librarian Vickery Bowles

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - I was recently notified that anti-Semitic graffiti was scrawled on a window of one of our branches. The hate graffiti on the window was quickly removed by someone in...


Sep 11, 2016, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Mayor Tory to celebrate six more library branches now open on Sundays as part of the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy/

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory will be on-hand at Toronto Public Library's Centennial branch on Sunday to celebrate an important step in improving access to library services. As part ...


Sep 10, 2016, 09:00 ET Media Advisory: Mayor Tory to celebrate six more library branches now open on Sundays as part of the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory will be on-hand at Toronto Public Library's Centennial branch on Sunday to celebrate an important step in improving access to library services. As part ...


Jun 15, 2016, 10:59 ET Toronto Public Library, Mayor Tory and Google Canada Announce Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Program

TORONTO, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library (TPL) and Google Canada today announced an innovative wi-fi hotspot lending library program that will give Torontonians free...


May 06, 2016, 14:27 ET Toronto Public Library Board Ratifies New Collective Agreement

TORONTO, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ - The Toronto Public Library Board today announced that the recently negotiated four-year collective agreement between the Board and the Toronto Public Library Workers CUPE ...


May 02, 2016, 07:07 ET Tentative Agreement Reached - All Library Branches Open Today

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached between the Toronto Public Library Board and the Toronto Public Library Workers Union Local 4948....


Apr 29, 2016, 13:35 ET Toronto Public Library Working Towards New Collective Agreement

TORONTO, April 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Toronto Public Library Board continues to bargain with the Toronto Public Library Workers' Union Local 4948 to reach a collective agreement. A "No Board" report...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:30 ET City's first musical instrument lending library shares the sound of music with Torontonians

TORONTO, April 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Starting today, Torontonians will have access to the city's first musical instrument library - the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library. Sun Life...


Feb 09, 2016, 12:45 ET Library E-Book Campaign Finalist for Nonprofit PR Award

OTTAWA AND TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing has been selected as a finalist for the PR News Nonprofit PR Award in the "PR on a shoestring budget"...


Dec 15, 2015, 07:00 ET Toronto and Ottawa Public Libraries welcome Penguin Random House's reduced ebook prices

TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library and Ottawa Public Library welcome Penguin Random House's recently announced reduced ebook prices for libraries. This new pricing model will help...


Nov 19, 2015, 07:00 ET Toronto Public Library and Kumon Math and Reading Centres partner to offer Great Reads for Kids

Year-long initiative includes booklist with over 200 reading recommendations for kids ages 6-12 TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library (TPL) has partnered with Kumon after-school Math...


Jun 26, 2015, 14:40 ET Mayor John Tory and R.A. Dickey keep kids reading throughout the summer with Toronto Public Library's Top Summer Reads for Kids

Book list officially kicks off the TD Summer Reading Club. TORONTO, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory joined Toronto Public Library to launch the TD Summer Reading Club to keep kids reading...


May 25, 2015, 10:26 ET /R E P E A T -- Toronto Public Library Marches on City Hall/

100 ambassadors to give Torontonians 100 reasons to check out TPL TORONTO, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - 100 Toronto Public Library ambassadors (#TPL100) will walk from the Toronto Reference Library to Nathan ...


May 22, 2015, 10:39 ET Toronto Public Library Marches on City Hall

100 ambassadors to give Torontonians 100 reasons to check out TPL TORONTO, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - 100 Toronto Public Library ambassadors (#TPL100) will walk from the Toronto Reference Library to Nathan ...


May 20, 2015, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Celebrate with us as we open Toronto's 100th library branch!

TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Join us today as we celebrate the opening of Scarborough Civic Centre branch at 10 a.m. Customers will be led into the library at 10am by a Chinese lion dance. Media are ...


May 19, 2015, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Celebrate with us as we open Toronto's 100th library branch!

TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ - We are thrilled to announce the opening of Scarborough Civic Centre branch on Wednesday, May 20th at 10 a.m. Media are invited to attend the official opening ceremony at ...


Dec 16, 2014, 11:40 ET Toronto Public Library Board Appoints New City Librarian

TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Public Library Board has appointed Vickery Bowles as its new City Librarian, effective January 5, 2015. Ms Bowles has worked for Toronto Public Library in a ...