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Celebrating Canadian Library Month in Mississauga

October is Canadian Library Month.

Local government | October 11, 2019

October is Canadian Library Month. This month we commemorate Canadian Library Workers’ Day (October 19) and Ontario Public Library Week (October 20 to 26) at Mississauga Library.
Mississauga Library, together with the City of Mississauga, is hosting a flag-raising ceremony to salute the valuable contributions of the City’s libraries and library workers.

Event Details

What:
Flag-raising ceremony to recognize Canadian Library Workers’ Day and Ontario Public Library Week

When:
Monday, October 21, 2019
9:30 a.m.

Where:
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON
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Who:
Members of Mississauga City Council
Mississauga Library Board
Mississauga Library staff
Friends of the Library
Special guests
Residents

Check out the library’s program guide for a detailed list of activities and programs happening this month.

For more information about Mississauga Library, visit mississaugalibrary.ca and follow Mississauga Library on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

This program is made possible with funding provided by the Friends of the Mississauga Library System.

Background

Canadian Library Workers’ Day (CLWD)
This national day recognizes the contributions of those who work for the public, academic, school, government, corporate and private libraries in communities like Mississauga.

Ontario Public Library Week
This provincially-recognized week showcases the important contributions Ontario public libraries make to education, literacy and lifelong learning.

Mississauga Library
Mississauga Library is one of the largest public library systems in Canada, with more than 500,000 cardholders. In 2018, the library welcomed 4.3 million visits and circulated approximately 6.1 million items. The library collection consists of over one million items across 18 locations throughout Mississauga and a large number of downloadable and streaming items on mississaugalibrary.ca.

Media Contact:
Cynthia Ulba
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5051
TTY: 905-896-5151