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ad for musical Come From AwaySave the date for Come from Away bus trip

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the Friends of the Library will be hosting a bus trip to the heartwarming, award-winning Broadway musical "Come From Away" at the Royal Alex in Toronto. Ticket price will include travel by coach bus and theatre ticket. More details will be available soon.



baby with bookPlay and Read at the Library with PCFK

Perth Care for Kids/Early Years Centre is offering a drop-in playgroup at the library on Friday mornings from 10:30 - 11:30 this fall.







mom holding babyInfant Program

Perth Care For Kids/Early Years Centre is running a 4 week Infant Program at the library from Tuesday, September 26 - October 17 from 10:15 - 11:15. This program is for moms with infants under 3 months of age and will focus on mom's wellbeing in the early days. Please contact Perth Care for Kids for more details at 519-348-8618.

Chess Club Chess pieces

Are you a chess player or would like to learn about the game?  The Chess Club is back at the library for 3 Wednesdays - September 20 & 27 and October 4 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Players of all ages and abilities welcome. This is a drop-in program, no registration is required.

Speaker Night


When:Thursday, September 21 @ 7 pm
Where:Program room at the Library
Who:Gloria Hunter-Alcock, author of "Nurse at the top of the world". She wrote about her experiences and adventures of being a young Canadian nurse who lived and worked in the Canadian Arctic


Get Caught Reading!

The contest ended September 4th.

All the pictures are on our Get Caught Reading page.

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.

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.

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.