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Fortune 500 Company Donates Electronics to the Central Library to Support Kids Programs

Local government | May 22, 2014

On May 24, the Mississauga Central Library is thanking Samsung Electronics Canada for their donation of a 55” television and 30 GALAXY Note 10.1 tablets. The donation helps Library staff introduce a “digital literacy” component to existing programs for children, youth and older adults in libraries.

Children participating in the programs can express their creativity in new ways and engage in collaborative learning activities.

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What:
Children six-years-old and older will be reading digital, interactive storybooks complete with sounds and motion. Teens will be using the new tablets to create digital storybooks.

When:
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Time:
2 p.m.

Where:
Mississauga Central Library – Main Floor
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
Mississauga, ON

Who:
• Mayor Hazel McCallion, Mayor of the City of Mississauga
• Mark Childs, CMO, Samsung Electronics Canada
• Rose Vespa, Director, Mississauga Central Library
• Brad Hutchinson, Library Board Chair
• Mississauga Central Library staff
• Children/parents

For more information on events happening at the Library, visit mississauga.ca/portal/residents/centrallibrary. For news and updates, ‘like’ Mississauga Library System on Facebook and follow Mississauga Central Library on Twitter.

Media Contact:
Karen Flores
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5053
Karen.Flores@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151