Winnipeg Goldeyes Team up with Winnipeg Public Library in Support of Children’s Literacy

Aug 4, 2011 | Corporate Member News

For the 13th year, players from the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club are teaming up with the Winnipeg Public Library to promote children’s literacy and support the Library’s TD Summer Reading Club.  Goldeyes players will visit nine branches across the city to share the fun and importance of reading with young library users. 

Players will read stories, answer questions and sign autographs.

Registration is required for the Goldeyes players’ visits.  To register, please contact the host library.  

Monday, August 8 at 1:00 p.m.

  • Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street, 986-6488
  • Munroe Library, 489 London St., 986-3736
  • Pembina Trail Library, 2724 Pembina Hwy., 986-4380
  • Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy., 986-7916

Tuesday, August 9 at 1:00 p.m. 

  • Osborne Library, 625 Osborne Street, 986-4775
  • Louis Riel Library, 1168 Dakota Street, 986-4576
  • Bibliotheque Saint-Boniface (en français), 131 Boul. Provencher, 986-4332
  • Fort Garry Library, 1360 Pembina Hwy, 986-4919
  • West Kildonan Library, 365 Jefferson Avenue, 986-4389

The readings will be followed by the annual Library Night at the Ballpark at Shaw Park, Wednesday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m.  

Attending the game will be 20 young readers – and their families – who won tickets through their participation in the Library’s TD Summer Reading Club.  Winnipeg Public Library will also be in attendance for onsite library card signups, information and promotions.  The first 4,000 fans will receive baseball bookmarks. 

Media inquiries may be directed to the City of Winnipeg Media Inquiry Line at (204) 986-6000 or via email at [email protected] 

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