Toronto Public Library Invites Input to Design for New Branch

April 27, 2011 | Media Relations

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Fort York/Bathurst library expected to open in 2014

TORONTO (Wednesday, April 27, 2011) - Toronto Public Library is planning a brand new 15,000 square foot branch in the West Waterfront and CityPlace communities offering a full range of library services. Located on Fort York Boulevard, at Bathurst Street, the branch is expected to open in 2014.  Library customers can view the proposed design concept for their new library, at one of two community open houses and provide their comments.

What:     Fort York/Bathurst Branch Community Open House #1
Where:   Fort York – Blue Barracks, 250 Fort York Blvd (West of Bathurst Street)
When:    Tuesday, May 10, 2011- Drop in anytime between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

What:     Fort York/Bathurst Branch Community Open House #2
Where:   Sanderson Branch, 327 Bathurst Street Corner of Bathurst Street and Dundas Street West)
When:    Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Drop in anytime between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The new library will provide the West Waterfront and CityPlace communities with a full range of efficient neighbourhood library branch services in a welcoming environment. Services available will include a diverse collection; meeting, collaborative and study spaces; and access to technology for research, learning, working and recreation. 

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:
Edward Karek, Communications Officer, 416-397-5925
media@torontopubliclibrary.ca

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