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Top Requested Books

Take a look at our new list of the top requested books at the West Perth Library.


Meeting about Art Displays at the Library

David Doyle, a local artist and art teacher, will facilitate meetings at the library to discuss options for local artists to display their art in the library's gallery spaces. For more details visit the Art Displays page. Two sessions are being offered so that everyone has an opportunity to attend - Tuesday, March 14 from 2-3 pm or from 6-7 pm.

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 informaiton, please call the library - 519-348-9234.

March Break Activities

Monday, March 13 - 2 pm - Resume writing and Interview skills
This session will be led by Conestoga College for all students working on their summer job search. 
Tuesday, March 14 - 2-4 pm - Reptiles and Amphibians of the Thames River
Presented by Scott Gillingwater, Biologist/Herpetologist with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority.
Wednesday, March 15 - 9 am - 4 pm - What Every Babysitter Should Know
There are still a few spaces left. Please call the library to register.
Thursday, March 16 - 2 pm - Movie Afternoon at the Library
Moana - one of the latest releases from Disney Studios
Friday, March 17 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Come and check out some books or movies to tide you over the end of March Break!

See the March Break page for all the details!

Home Alone course

Monday, May 8 has been set aside for the St. Johns Ambulance course Home Alone.Please call the library to register.

Tweenie Tots

Books are the focus and fun is the goal. Preschoolers are invited to join in the stories, songs, rhymes and crafts. Each week will be a new theme and a new opportunity to learn and laugh during this 45 minute program. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  The program is on Thursday mornings 10:30 -11:15 a.m. and the donation is $1/child/session. The winter session started on January 12, 2017.

Recreation & Leisure Services Master Plan

The Recreation & Leisure Services Master Plan can be read here and the Summary of Recommendations here. This study is to help shape the future of recreation & leisure in West Perth.  A printed copy is available at the library for reading.

Young Adult Book Club

Come join other young adults once a month to share the enjoyment of reading books of all genres in a fun and casual atmosphere. Planned for those young people in grades 8, 9 and 10.  Meetings will occur on designated Mondays. Please contact the library for the coordinator's name. 

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

GCF Learn Free

Hundreds of lessons and tutorials on technology, including Microsoft Office and essential skills of math and reading. Completely free.http://www.gcflearnfree.org/.

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

News Archive

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

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





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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.