Applause: TD Bank Group gives $50,000 to Jewish Public Library in honour of its centenary

Montreal Gazette

A gift of $50,000 from TD Bank Group in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Jewish Public Library has meant the library could improve and expand its young adult collection and to make renovations to accommodate the expanded collection.

The newly improved collection was officially launched with a presentation on Nov. 16 at the library’s 10th annual Girls’ Night Out, which brings together mothers and daughters to meet writers for the young-adult crowd. This year’s event featured Gayle Forman, Emily Lockhart and Sarah Mlynowski.

The gift also provides for an endowment to permit the library to continue to expand the collection, the library said in a statement announcing the launch of the TD Young Adult Collection at the Côte St. Catherine Rd. library.

Michael Crelinsten, the library’s executive director, said the gift “will play a large part in inspiring a lifelong love of reading for the JPL’s young patrons … TD’s work in promoting…

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