Come celebrate Library Week in Ontario at a location near you

Illustration of blue sky and hot air balloon. Text: Ontario Public Library Week October 14-20 2018. A visit will get you thinking.Across Ontario, library workers are extending an invitation to the public to join them this coming week for a celebration of Ontario Public Library Week.

Library workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will hold celebrations in communities across Ontario, highlighting the important role libraries play in enhancing the quality of life for all residents, as well as the vital role library workers play in making libraries cherished institutions in the communities they serve.

A full list of communities where CUPE Locals are holding events is below.

Media wishing to cover this event are encouraged to contact Andrea Addario, CUPE Communications, at 416-738-4329 for locations, times, and further information.

WHAT: Library Week celebration with CUPE locals across Ontario

WHO:  CUPE library workers and community supporters

WHEN: Throughout the week of October 14-20 (Ontario Public Library Week) as listed below:

  • Aurora Public Library (CUPE 905); Barrie Public Library (CUPE 2380)
  • Bethany Public Library (CUPE 855); Bobcaygeon Public Library (CUPE 855)
  • Cobourg Public Library (CUPE 25); Cornwall Public Library (CUPE 3251-01)
  • Guelph Public Library (CUPE 1946); Georgina Public Library (CUPE 905)
  • Hamilton Public Library (CUPE 932); Kinmount Public Library (CUPE 855)
  • Lindsay Public Library (CUPE 855); Markham Public Library (CUPE 905)
  • Mississauga Library System (CUPE 1989)*; Newmarket Public Library (CUPE 905)
  • New Tecumseh Public Library (CUPE 905); Oakville Public Library (CUPE 5348)
  • Oshawa Public Library (CUPE 960); Peterborough Public Library (CUPE 1883)
  • Richmond Hill Public Library (CUPE 905); Toronto Public Library (CUPE 4948)
  • Vaughan Public Library (CUPE 905); Windsor Public Library (CUPE 2067)
  • *CUPE 1989 hosted their event on October 10th

WHY:   To celebrate Ontario Public Library Week, October 14 to 20, 2018

Source: CUPE National