What: Riverdale Branch, 100th Birthday Party
Who: Jane Pyper, City Librarian
When: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Key times include:
10:30 am: Library to Library in Riverdale: a community walking tour cosponsored by Heritage Toronto, Riverdale Historical Society and Toronto Public Library. Start: Mustard Seed, 791 Queen Street East, 3 blocks east of Broadview Avenue. Finish: Riverdale Branch, 370 Broadview Avenue
11:00 am: Meet Toronto Public Library’s mascot, Dewey! Children’s dress up and face painting with Riverdale Branch staff.
12:00 pm: Official centennial ceremony with City Librarian Jane Pyper
1:00 pm: An outdoor juggler on stilts from Centre of Gravity.
2:00 pm: Family entertainment with local storyteller Sally Jaeger, a strolling magician and a Chinese Lion Dance by Northern Legs Southern Fists. Meet a local police officer on horseback and have your picture taken on a Toronto Fire Services fire truck.
3:00 pm: A giant Happy Birthday cake for all!
Where: Riverdale Branch, 370 Broadview Avenue (Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street East)
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