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Top Ten Hits (+1)

What are the popular books that are on hold? Take a look at our new list of the Top Ten Hits (+1)  at the West Perth Library.

Get Caught Reading! Contest

It's summer! The perfect time to find lots of spots, inside and out, to Get Caught Reading!

Send us a photo of a person you know or a pet who is reading and you'll be entered in a draw for a $25 Indigo/Chapters/Coles card. Contest ends Labour Day, September 4th. All photos may be shared on social media.

Please see all the details on entering on our Get Caught Reading page.

Summer 2017 Hours at the Library

In order to accommodate the Celebrate Canada! Summer Reading Club, we will be open the following hours from Monday, July 3 - Friday, August 25:

Monday - Thursday9:30 am - 12, 1:30 - 8 pm
Friday9:30 am - 6 pm
Saturday10 am - 2 pm


Canada 150 "What defines us?" art exhibit - now showing

To celebrate our country's 150th birthday, the West Perth Public Library and the newly formed Mitchell and Area Arts Group announce an open [non-juried] exhibition at the library June 5 - August 31. The show's theme is intended to highlight aspects of Canadian life that help to define us as a people.

For full details please see Art Displays page.

Chess piecesThe Chess Club is coming back for the Summer!

Are you a chess player or would like to learn about the game?  The Chess Club is back at the library for Wednesday nights in July and August from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, starting July 19. Players of all ages and abilities welcome. This is a drop-in program, no registration is required.

Celebrate Canada! West Perth Library Summer Reading Club

Flag and map of Canada combined
Registrations forms are now available for the Summer Reading Club where we will be celebrating Canada this summer.

Details and downloadable registration forms are available on the Summer Reading page.





Friends of the Library  Friends of the Library logo

Our library has a dedicated group of members who volunteer at special events (ex. this year's Santa Claus parade), promote the library and assist with fundraising efforts.  Membership is free!

If you love your library, please consider joining our Friends group.  For more information, please call the library - 519-348-9234.

Do you know about  .... our online information? Featuring:

Home and Consumer Information

Be a smart consumer when you access the information in our Home and Consumer section of the Online Information page. The Auto Repair Reference database, the Canadian Consumer Handbook and the online version of the Ontario Driver's Handbook are all available.

Visit the Online Information & Homework Help page to see all available databases.


The support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Culture and of the Government of Canada through Industry Canada is acknowledged.

 Logo of The Ontario Trillim Foundation

The support and funding of The Ontario Trillium Foundation is appreciated. www.trilliumfoundation.org





Logo of Perth Community Futures Development Corporation

E-books are have been funded through Perth Community Futures Development Corporation.

The support of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is gratefully acknowledged.