TPL and CBC Radio Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Canada Reads

January 31, 2011 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library and CBC Radio One 99.1FM Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Canada Reads

Toronto (Monday January 31, 2011) – Toronto Public Library and CBC Radio One 99.1FM invite book lovers to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Canada Reads at the Toronto Reference Library on Friday, February 4, 2011.

A stellar selection of this year’s nominated writers and other special guests will discuss and read from this year’s books. The evening includes a special live musical performance.

What:   

Toronto Celebrates Canada Reads 2011


Where: 

Toronto Reference Library (Main floor),789 Yonge Street (1 street north of Bloor)

When:  

Friday, February 4, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Who:   

Angie Abdou (Author of The Bone Cage), Terry Fallis (Author of The Best Laid Plans) Jeff Lemire (Author of Essex County), Eleanor Wachtel, Host of CBC Radio One’s Writers & Company (Representing Unless by Carol Shields)

And other special guests!

Hosted by Mary Ito (CBC Radio One’s Fresh Air)

This event is in anticipation of the Canada Reads debates, which airs February 7 to 9 at 11:00 a.m. and 8 p.m. on CBC Radio One, as well as on TV and online. For tickets to the Canada Reads live debates and to find out more about this year’s nominated books and on-air defenders, visit cbc.ca/canadareads.

Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library system. Every year, more than 18 million people visit our 99 branches and borrow more than 32 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.

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Media Contact:
Ab. Velasco, Communications Officer, Toronto Public Library, 416-393-7001 
media@torontopubliclibrary.ca

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