Next week, Mississauga will celebrate Ontario Public Library Week – October 18 to 24, a week that recognizes the important contributions Ontario public libraries make to education, literacy and life-long learning. As part of the celebration, the Mississauga Library System will also unveil its refreshed website design and will host a variety of family-friendly activities, such as:
The World Story Time Festival: stories, rhymes, songs and activities in languages from around the world
Saturday, October 24, 2015
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
10 a.m. – English and French
11 a.m. – Arabic and Mandarin
Noon – Polish and Urdu
1 p.m. – Russian and Spanish
2 p.m. – English and Ukrainian
Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
For a detailed listing of other activities happening throughout the week at the Mississauga Library System, visit: mississauga.ca/library.
The Mississauga Library System is one of the largest public library systems in Canada with more than 300,000 registered users and 18 branches conveniently located throughout the city.
- Mississauga Library System has increased adult programming at the libraries from 212 programs in 2011 to 714 programs in 2014.
- Since 2014, more than 415,535 eBooks and eAudiobooks have been downloaded.
- Mississauga Library System has increased youth programs more than 50 per cent from 5,274 in 2009 to 1,148 in 2014.
- The Mississauga Library Systems collection consists of 1.2 million items.