For Asians, books are not only teachers but also people’s friends. Reading brings many benefits to people, including accumulating knowledge and for relaxing. Looking for a quiet and wonderful place to study or just simply to read your favourite book? Library of St. Clair/Silverthorn is the place you should visit.
After a period of renovation, the Clair/Silverthorn branch was finally reopened on October 15 and was able to welcome book lovers with its new look. The library was renovated with modern architecture, carried out by the famous architectural firm G. Bruce Stratton Architects.
The St. Clair/Silverthorn library branch’s initial photos received much attention from the public. The St. Clair/Silverthorn branch is one of 100 branches of the Toronto Public Library, which is one of the busiest libraries in the world, with about 17,5 million visits.
- Improve public services.
- Redesign the architecture of the main floors and improve access to the 2nd floor.
- Redesign images for adults, teenagers and children zones.
- Improve customer service and the work areas for employees.
- Improve the facade of the library.
Some activities in the St. Clair/Silverthorn library:
Oct 24 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Stuffy Sleepover
For children from 4 to 8 and their parents/caregivers. Children will listen to stories, play games, and make sleeping masks in their pyjamas with their stuffed animal friends. The stuffed animals will then be left in the library to “sleepover” and picked up the next day.
Participants can come in person, without registration.
Nov 02 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – St. Clair / Silverthorn Grand Opening Celebration
The library’s opening ceremony will take place with a variety of activities, including cutting the ribbon, telling stories and so much more.
Nov 12 – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Boneshaker Reading Series
Participants will listen to Doyali Islan and Guy Ewing reading from their work. The event will be hosted by Lillian Necakov.
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