Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

October 21, 2014 12:02 ET

Media Advisory: Oshawa library workers to mark Library Week with celebration outside McLaughlin Branch tomorrow afternoon

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2014) - As people across the country observe Public Library Month, the members of Local 960 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 960) are inviting the public to a celebration and information session tomorrow, October 22, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., outside the Oshawa Public Library's McLaughlin Branch.

Library staff will be handing out postcards, bookmarks and candy bags to commemorate not only Library Month, but also the 150th anniversary of the Oshawa Public Library.

The event also coincides with Public Library Week in Ontario which takes place from
October 19 to October 25.

The library workers will be joined by CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, as well as a number of Oshawa City Councillors and Durham Regional Councillors.

Media wishing to interview Candace Rennick or CUPE 960 President Tiffany Balducci should contact Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, at 416-821-6641.

WHAT: Celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and the
150th anniversary of the Oshawa Public Library
WHEN: Wednesday, October 22, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot Street
WHO: Members of CUPE 960
CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick
Oshawa City and Durham Regional Councillors
WHY: To highlight the immense community benefits of Public Libraries, while celebrating Ontario Public Library Week and the 150th anniversary of the Oshawa Public Library

Contact Information

  • Kevin Wilson
    CUPE Communications
    416-821-6641