Friends Make Us Stronger... the Friends of the Mississauga Library System is a volunteer, nonprofit citizens' organization which was established in Mississauga 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.
2015 Jim Wilde Library Education Award Winner Each year the Friends of the Mississauga Library offer their Library Education Award supporting Mississauga residents who are pursuing a career in library science.
The Jim Wilde Library Education Award winner for 2015 is Peter Ferrell, in the Master of Information - Library and Information Science program at University of Toronto in Fall 2015. Photo shows the winner being presented with a $2,000 cheque by Michael Jones, President of the Friends of the Mississauga Library System at the Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2015.
Friends of the Library book sales feature 1000s of adult and children’s 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.
Used Books - At All Locations!
The Friends of the Mississauga Library hold used book sales at all 18 Library locations. Visit your favorite location and buy great books!
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Bargain hunters and booklovers take note that the Friends of the Library holds an on-going sale of adult and children's fiction and non fiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books withdrawn from the Library or donated by the public are priced $2 or less. Book donations by the public are accepted at the Library. Funds raised support the programs and services of the Mississauga Library System.
Residents are invited to join the Friends of the Library a non profit, volunteer, citizens' group established in 1989. Its main purpose is to promote literacy and extend the programs and services of the Mississauga Library System within this community.