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Community Survey

The Library is conducting a community survey until Oct. 24.  You can either fill in a paper copy at the library or complete it online here. Everyone who completes the survey has the opportunity to enter a draw for $20 in Mitchell BIA Bucks.

Thank you for taking the survey and letting us know what you think!

Autumn Colouring ContestAutumn colouring page

Children ages 0-10 can enter our autumn colouring contest AND help us decorate the library!  

Print the colouring sheet and return to the library by Monday, October 19.

Speakers Night @ the Library

When:     Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 7 p.m.
Who:       Anne Melady
Topic:      "Trip to Nepal"

Refreshments generously provided by Friends of the West Perth Library

What Every Babysitter should know

When:              Friday, November 6, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where:             Program Room @ Library
Cost:                $50 - payable day of course to St. John Ambulance
What to bring:  Lunch and a doll

This award-winning course presented by St. John Ambulance teaches the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers.  It emphasizes safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics.

Course materials include a student activity book, a certificate suitable for framing and a wallet-size certificate.  This course is recommended for young people turning 11 in 2015.

Call the library to register.

Senior Driver License Renewal

When:              Thursday, November 12, 2 p.m.
Where:             Program Room @ Library

Sean Wraight of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will talk about senior license renewal, including road safety and roundabouts. Length will be about 1 hour plus questions. If there is interest and time, he will do an abbreviated Safe Winter Driving review.

Drop-in, no pre-registration required.

Home Alone Course from St. John Ambulance

When:              Tuesday, December 22, 9 am - 3:30 pm
Where:             Program Room @ Library
Cost:                 $50 - payable day of course to St. John Ambulance
What to bring:   Lunch

This course is designed for the 9 and 10 year old group, to help them to deal with unforeseen emergencies and staying safe in times where they may find themselves alone for short periods of time.

Participants will learn how to deal with phone calls and visitors, recognize hazards and follow home safety procedures, first aid basics, healthy eating, fire safety and how and when to use 911 to obtain emergency help.

Call the library to register.

Tweenie Tots

This program is for young children four years old and under.  We have fun reading books, playing games, singing songs and add a touch of silliness to make it a great time.  Infants are welcomed as well.  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 fall program started on September 10.

Gallery Space

The library has display spaces on Levels 3 & 4.  Now exhibiting are paintings from local artist David Doyle.

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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.

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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.