Toronto Public Library Workers Union

MA 9302How ‘bout lunch?

Two lucky readers will lunch with the fabulous Margaret Atwood.  

Two entrants will be drawn at random to win a private lunch with Margaret Atwood.

The draw will take place after the Word on the Street Festival on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto (booth #435). 

Winners will be notified by email and the lunch will take place November 29th.

Click here for full details on how to enter.   

And make sure you visit us at Booth 435 at the Toronto Word on the Street Festival on Sunday, September 25 at Harbourfront Centre.  The Toronto Public Library Workers are looking forward once again to this annual event - hope to see you there! 

Always a steadfast supporter of public libraries, Margaret Atwood is helping with a project in Kentville, Nova Scotia to establish Killam Corner, a collection and space devoted to youth in the community. Please consider contributing to this worthy public library initiative. Click here for more information. 


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