Friends Make Us Stronger... the Friends of the Mississauga Library System is a volunteer,
nonprofit citizens' organization which was established in Mississauga in 1989.
Charitable Registration Number: 13223 0186 RR0001
PRESS RELEASE: BOOK LAUNCH
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Mississauga Valley Community Centre
"The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts"
By Saima Hussain
A casual remark during a coffee break for volunteers at the Mississauga Central Library led to
the launch event of Saima Hussainís new book.
the press release and view photos
Friends of the Library book sales feature 1000s of adult and childrens fiction and non
fiction, hard cover and paperbacks. Book sales operate at all Mississauga libraries. Most books
are $2. Book sales raise $90,000 each year and help distribute 100s of thousands of affordable
books back into the community. More Information.
2012 Jim Wilde Library Education Award
Each year the Friends of the Library offer their Library Education Award supporting Mississauga
residents who are pursuing a career in library science.
The 2012 Jim Wilde Library Education Award winners are
Michelle Bargel, Gillian Eguaras, Jessica Knoll
|Friends make the World a Better Place
A school in Sorsogon, Philippines received a shipment of withdrawn Mississauga Library System
childrens books thanks to our Friends of the Library group. Each year, the Library and
Friends support literacy and the work of relief groups around the world.
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The Friends of the Library is a volunteer, non profit citizens group established in 1989.
Its main purpose is to promote literacy and extend the programs and services of the library
system in this community. If you want information about the Friends of the Library, call them
at 905-615-3200 x 3604.
A Letter of Thanks
Sent to the Mississauga Friends of the Library from Ellengale Public School