Category Archives: Library

Are you Guelph’s top speller?

Buzzzz…hear that? The Guelph Public Library is hosting a Spelling Bee for students in grades 4, 5, and 6 on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10 am to noon at the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street).

‘Agents of change’ support Guelph Public Library

Over 190 library lovers – or better known as undercover secret agents of change – helped to write another chapter in the mission for a new main library headquarters in Guelph! The Guelph Public Library’s third annual Evening for Book Lovers: The Spy Who Loves Reading fundraiser held on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at the Hanlon Convention Centre was a huge success – generating over $16,000 at this novel affair. Hosted by Magic 106.1 FM radio personality Lisa Richards, the espionage themed evening was proudly sponsored by Meridian Credit Union and featured entertainment by Viva Las Vegas and Flashpoint productions.

Preserve Guelph’s heritage: donate to the Library’s Microfilm Fundraising Campaign

The Guelph Public Library (GPL) along with local author David J. Knight have partnered to embark on a $13,900 fundraising campaign to help preserve Guelph’s rich heritage with the purchase of a new ViewScan III microfilm scanner reader. This easy to use, world-class piece of archival equipment will turn local history into a more dynamic, accessible, and user friendly resource for researchers of all ages by helping to uncover, save, and preserve the lost past.