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Bradford Library Receives Donation

A newspaper clipping about fundraising to raise funds for a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court. Included in the article is a newspaper photograph of Adrienne Price (Librarian), Eleanor Sherbo ( Library Board Chairperson), Mr. Lacasse (President of Gang-Nail Canada Inc.) and Mr. Carter (Vice-President of Gang-Nail Canada Inc.).

Bradford Gazette

Bradford Gazette

A newspaper from November 3, 1988. The opening ceremony for the new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court was that week on November 6, 1988.

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Walkathon in Support of Library

A newspaper clipping about a Jog/ Walkathon, with proceeds going towards the new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court.

Bradford Gazette

Holland Court opening

"The Bradford Public Library officially opened their new premises at 100 Holland Court on Sunday, November 6, 1988. On hand to officiate over the "ribbon cutting ceremony" was Mayor Bill dePeuter, Librarian Adrienne Price and Honorary Chairman, Mr. Charlie Evans.
The unexpectedly large crowd presented a few problems, no one organizing the event had anticipated. Mrs. Eleanor Sherbo, Chairperson of the Library Board wishes to extend her apologues to those present who could not hear the ceremonies. Apparently, the cord became dislodged from the corridor speakers.
Following the official ceremonies, a reception was held in the "Compton room", a room dedicated to Marilyn & Gord Compton on behalf of the Library Board in consideration of their very substantial monetary donation."

Bradford Gazette

User fees a reality: Pay out to sign out

A newspaper article about West Gwillimbury residents' use of the Bradford Public Library and funding.

"As the Bradford Library Board and West Gwillimbury Council have been unable to enter into a contract for 1988 library services, West Gwillimbury residents are now required to pay a yearly $30.00 family user fee for library privileges..."

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