Jun 02, 2011
The City of Mississauga will officially reopen three of its south libraries on the same day,
complete with ceremonies and family festivities. Lakeview, Port Credit and Lorne Park Libraries
recently reopened to the public after a year of renovations through the Infrastructure Stimulus
Fund (ISF). Residents are invited to join in the official reopening celebrations on
Saturday, June 11, 2011:
1110 Atwater Avenue
Official ceremony at 11 a.m. with Mayor McCallion & Councillor Jim Tovey.
Refreshments, entertainment and activities to follow until 1 p.m.
Port Credit Library
20 Lakeshore Road East
Official ceremony at 1 p.m. with Mayor McCallion & Councillor Jim Tovey.
Refreshments, entertainment and activities to follow until 3 p.m.
Lorne Park Library
1474 Truscott Drive
Official ceremony at 3 p.m. with Mayor McCallion & Councillor Pat Mullin.
Refreshments, entertainment and activities to follow until 5 p.m.
At each location, family fun will include clowns, crafts, magic, music, story-time and more.
Refreshments will be provided by catering sponsor, Panera Bread.
"Libraries are very important building blocks in creating neighbourhoods," said
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner of Community Services. "These renovated facilities will bring
new life to their communities."
The libraries have been renovated with sloped walkways and canopied entrances, new lounge
areas, fireplace or outdoor patio, quiet and group study rooms, a variety of seating options,
new library materials, upgraded accessibility, energy efficiencies and views through large
floor-to-ceiling windows. The Port Credit Library will feature windows with patterned film
based on images from the book, Sacred Feathers, with permission from author Donald Smith
and the University of Toronto Press.
ISF is a joint investment by the Canadian, Ontario and municipal governments to help fund
infrastructure projects that create jobs, stimulate the economy and keep local infrastructure
in good repair. For updates, locations, photos and special events for all ISF projects in
Mississauga, please visit www.mississauga.ca/buildingourfuture.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000
businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional
head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of
Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for
Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering
value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
Public Affairs Specialist