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moon and stars hanging from cordsSleepyhead Storytime

Sleepyhead Storytime returns for the 4 Wednesdays in November - 7, 14, 21 and 28th from 6:30 - 7:15 pm. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts before bedtime.  Pajamas are welcome! This is a drop-in program, no registration required.


childrenPop-up Play and Learn with EarlyON

Play and Learn is a free, drop-in program for children and their parents or caregivers. The play environment allows children to explore and create with new materials; play with other children; learn to express their thoughts and feelings and build language skills through songs and stories at circle.

2 sessions will be held at the Library on:
Wednesday, November 7 from 10 a.m. until noon
Wednesday, December 5 from 10 a.m. until noon

boy talking on telephoneHome Alone Course from St. John Ambulance

When:              Sat., Dec. 1, 9 am - 3:00 pm
Where:             Program Room @ Library
Cost:                 $55 - 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. There are 8 spots available.

child sitting on floor with bookTweenie 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 new session started on Thursday, September 13.

babyBaby Time with EarlyON

A free, drop-in infant friendly program where parents/caregivers will find support & encouragement from staff & peers in a safe and welcoming environment. Weekly discussions on a variety of topics based on interest. Takes place on Tuesdays from 10 am to noon until December 18.

Gallery Space

Currently displaying are some works from Emma Folkema and the Mitchell and Area Arts Group. 

See the full Art Displays 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.

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.

Get Caught Reading!

The contest ended September 4th.

All the pictures are on our Get Caught Reading page.

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.

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.