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On April 27 Canada’s literary and book lovers gathered in the stacks of the Toronto Reference Library to celebrate the inaugural Biblio Bash gala presented by TD Bank Group.

The evening was a resounding success, raising over $605,000 in support of groundbreaking programs and services, exceptional book collections and innovative community spaces at Toronto Public Library.

Over 800 guests explored the branch after hours, making it the largest party ever held in the Library. An evening unlike any other, the Ball invited guests to clink glasses and dine amongst the books with top authors.

Book Bash extended the night. Party goers indulged in canapés and cocktails, tested their smarts playing speed Scrabble against their favourite authors, posed for literary portraits and snapped photos with literary greats like Sherlock and Hook. The evening featured live entertainment curated by Jason Collett, with special guest Michael Winter and Joseph Boyden who rocked the mic with Oldies 990 and culminated with DJ Odario, spinning tunes till the early hours of the morning.

See highlights from the 2015 Book Lover’s Ball