Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

May 04, 2009 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: The National Library of the Netherlands Donates Unique Documents to Library and Archives Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - Library and Archives Canada invites the news media, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., to view the 35 new documents generously donated to it this year by the National Library of the Netherlands.

These 35 works, produced between 1945 and 2005, include children's books, historical works, novels, personal accounts, a collection of songs and music, as well as guidebooks and commemorative publications.

What: Presentation of the 35 works donated by the Koninklijke
Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands)

When: Tuesday, May 5, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Refreshments will be served.

Where: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa,
Main Lobby

Note: His Excellency Wilhelmus Julius Petrus Geerts, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and other guests of the Dutch Embassy will also be present.

Contact Information

  • Library and Archives Canada
    Isabelle Vigneault
    Media Relations Officer
    Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Anna Rijk
    Senior Advisor Communications & Public Diplomacy
    613-237-5031 x 231 / mobile: 613-218-7451