OLA notecard of the first Toronto Public Library on Church street


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Creator:
Ontario Library Association, Producer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Photographs
Cards
Description:
One of the OLA Historical Hastinotes depicting the first Toronto Public Library on Church Street
Inscriptions:
The first Toronto Public Library Church Street. The first Toronto Public Library on the northeast corner of Church and Adelaide streets was the location of the meeting on October 19, 1900 where the Ontario Library Association was founded. Built as the Mechanics' Institute in 1854, it became the first Toronto Public Library building in 1883. The first Chief Librarian was James Bain who was elected the first president of the Ontario Library Association.
Publisher:
Ontario Library Association Historical Hastinotes
Place of Publication:
2397A Bloor Street West, Toronto M6S 1P6
Date of Publication:
1854
Date Of Event:
1854-1900
Personal Name(s):
Bain, James
Corporate Name(s):
Toronto Public Library ; Mechanics' Institute
Collection:
OLA_Archive_Misc
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Reproduction Notes:
To view the physical photo collection or request a reproduction, please contact OLA.
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Ontario Library Association
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2 Toronto St. 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 2B6
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OLA notecard of the first Toronto Public Library on Church street


One of the OLA Historical Hastinotes depicting the first Toronto Public Library on Church Street