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Ontario Public Library Week

Library WeekOctober is Canadian Library month.

Celebrations for Ontario Public Library Week 2014 will be held from October 19 to 25, 2014.

The theme for Ontario Public Library Week 2014 is:

Libraries Inspire

An annual fall event, Ontario Public Library Week was first announced by the province in 1985 and has since become the focus for promoting public library services in Ontario.

A strong library system is the cornerstone of a strong community. Ontario Public Library Week recognizes the important contribution Ontario's public libraries make to education, literacy and life-long learning in Ontario communities. With more than 1,129 service points throughout Ontario, public libraries' patrons make over 75 million visits to local libraries across Ontario annually. Also every library branch in the province provides access to electronic information through the Internet.

Ontario Library Assocation is lead for Ontario for Ontario Public Library Week planning and Canadian Library Month participation. Public libraries, dedicated librarians, library staff and devoted volunteers across the province plan special activities to celebrate Ontario Public Library Week and many public libraries also celebrate Canadian Library Month. So, check-out your local library on-line.