ABOUT BIBLIO BASH
JOIN US FOR AN UNFORGETABLE NIGHT
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019
TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY
6:30 PM COCKTAILS IN THE STACKS
7:30 PM DINNER IN THE ATRIUM
Join us for an intimate evening with Canada’s top authors to support the Toronto Public Library.
MEET OUR HOSTS
We are so proud to announce that Cynthia Loyst, Jessica Allen, Lainey Lui, Marci Ien, and Melissa Grelo, from CTV’s popular daytime show, The Social, will be the hosts of Biblio Bash 2019.
If you’d like to purchase a ticket to Biblio Bash, please contact Rachel MacLeod.
SUPPORT YOUR LIBRARY
With 100 branches across the city, the Library is a vibrant community hub and thriving organization that is an indispensable part of the lives of over 70% of Torontonians who rely on its programs and services every year. Funds raised at Biblio Bash 2019 will support two important Toronto Public Library priorities.
ACCESS TO BOOKS
Offering under-served communities improved access to books and librarians with the purchase of a new TPL Bookmobile.
AFTER SCHOOL NUTRITION
Addressing the wellness needs of children who attend TPL After-School Clubs by ensuring they always have the nutritional snacks they need to concentrate and complete their homework.
AUTHOR HOST SPONSOR
LIBRARY LOUNGE SPONSOR
PORTRAIT STUDIO SPONSOR
Claire McIntyre, Co-Chair
Ellen Webster, Co-Chair
Amy Burstyn Fritz
Colette van den Thillart
IN THE PRESS
April 16, 2018: “A Book is a Window to the World”: Biblio Bash Guest Authors on What Libraries Mean to Them
April 29, 2018: A Glamorous Black-Tie Soirée and Fundraiser in Support of Toronto Youth
April 30, 2018: Celebrating Biblio Bash 2018
April 2018: Toronto Public Library’s Biblio Bash Raises $700,000 in support of youth programs
May 11, 2018: PHOTOS: BIBLIO BASH 2018 AT TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY
May 14, 2018: Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Biblio Bash
May 2018: 10 Best Ideas of the Week – Biblio Bash
June 20, 2018: The glam bash raised over $700k to support youth empowerment programs