Once Upon 200 Years. The Bicentennial Celebration of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library.
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- Colour photographs taken during 200th anniversary celebration of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, first circulating public library in Upper Canada. Founders' Day ceremony took place at the Court House on June 8, 2000 and was attended by Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Hilary Weston, Lord Mayor Art Viola, and local dignitaries. The ceremony also featured the Fife and Drum Corps of Fort George, the Colonel John Butler School Choir, and Town Crier, Tony VanderMaas, announcing the celebration to people on the street.
- The celebration was part of Once Upon 200 Years, the year of anniversary events that began with the library's Gala Dinner in January.
The ceremony also included the announcement of the name of the new street where the new library and fire hall will be located. The name was being chosen through a contest open to all students in NOTL. The winner was Chrissy Kingma, the St. Michael's School student, who chose "Anderson Lane" as a street name.
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- June 8, 2000
Width: 15 cm
Height: 10 cm
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
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P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0