The Guelph Public Library is launching a year-long public awareness campaign, Libraries Matter! where members of the community are invited to engage in a discussion of why libraries matter to them.
Culture Days takes place nationally and locally September 30 to October 2 Guelph, Ont., September 20, 2016 – Guelph will ho… Continue reading #GuelphCulture in full force for Culture Days
A summer reading adventure for children and a reading club for teens!
After months of public engagement and creative development, the Guelph Public Library today unveiled its new brand including a logo, tagline and colour palette.
Tech B@r devices will be available to all library customers for use within the main library during regular hours.
The Guelph Public Library needs your help to articulate a new brand that will capture and promote the essence and purpose of the Library: what the Library is and what it can be. This will be achieved through targeted key messaging, a brand “personality” and a new logo and tagline. Your input into this process is critical as this is your community library!
Back by popular demand, Guelph READS 2015 will take place on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library. The Friends of the Library present a star-studded panel who will attempt to convince you that their choice of literature should also be yours.
Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership hosts two screenings April 29 Guelph, ON, April 27, 2015 – On National Canadi… Continue reading Celebrating National Canadian Film Day in Guelph
Guelph, ON, April 16, 2015 – A set of four original oil paintings by Ontario wilderness artist Thomas Kemp Kieffer has found… Continue reading Kieffer paintings find home at Guelph’s main public library
The Guelph Public Library (GPL) is commemorating the 100th anniversary of John McCrae’s famous In Flanders Field poem with a reflective poetry contest.
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).
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.
The Guelph Public Library’s “It’s ALL Write: Teen Short Story Contest” runs until 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 11th, 2015.
The Guelph Public Library is hosting a HOW-TO Expert Festival on Saturday, March 28, where everyone can learn something new in just 10 minutes!
Don’t be shy! Dust off that horrid holiday sweater your Aunt Jeanie bought you all those years ago and drop into any library location on Wednesday, December 10.
Join the Guelph Public Library (GPL) on Saturday February 28, 2015 for the 3rd annual ‘Evening for Book Lovers: the Spy Who Loves Reading’ fundraising event!
Guelph, ON – The Guelph Public Library (GPL), in partnership with Rogers TV, is excited to present a new TV series called “Ch… Continue reading Check It Out! on Rogers TV
The Guelph Public Library, along with the generous donation of the Friends of the Guelph Public Library, are proud to announce the winner of “The Robert Munsch Award.”
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.
The Library Board appointed Steve Kraft as CEO effective October 1, 2014.
The Guelph Public Library is proud to introduce a new eBook lending service starting on Tuesday, September 16th – the 3M Cloud Library!
Check out the newly redesigned Guelph Public Library’s Famous Guelphites web portal with over 150 biographies!
Discover the dramatically re-designed Guelph Public Library’s Teen Portal, where you can easily find resources and events just for teens!
Books by Guelph authors are scattered throughout the city just waiting to be found by you! This exciting new community initiative needs your help to locate and map these literary treasures.
On Friday, June 13th, discover the newly designed GPL Kid’s Portal for parents, teachers, and of course, kids!
At their annual general meeting held last week, the Friends of the Guelph Public Library voted in favour of a very important community initiative – one that provides long-term impact, permanence, and a lasting legacy – for the Guelph Public Library.
The Guelph Public Library along with To Be Determined Theatre Company are thrilled to announce a new and exciting fundraising event, Love You Forever…And More Munsch! On Saturday, June 7th at 2:00PM in the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street), enjoy the hilarity of beloved children’s author Robert Munsch’s best stories brought to life.
Did you know The Paperbag Princess was first published on May 1st, 1980 by Annick Press? Celebrate your favourite princess at the Guelph Public Library every May 1st! This annual event, held at all library locations and at numerous downtown businesses, promotes the love of reading in our ‘royal’ city and of course, cherished Guelph children’s author Robert Munsch.
The Guelph Public Library’s “It’s ALL Write: Teen Short Story Contest” starts March 1 and runs until 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Do you love to learn new things but never seem to have enough time? The Guelph Public Library is hosting a HOW-TO Expert Festival on Saturday, March 29, where everyone can learn something new in just 10 minutes!
This March, you’ll discover a whole world of excitement waiting for you at the Guelph Public Library. The Guelph Public Library and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival proudly present four thought-provoking lectures based on this season’s plays.
The Guelph Public Library’s “Evening for Book Lovers: Red Carpet Edition” fundraiser on Saturday, February 8th at the Hanlon Convention Centre was a novel affair – celebrating everyone’s appreciation for books and movies! Hosted by Magic 106.1 FM radio personalities Kevin Kelly and Lisa Richards, the elegant evening was proudly sponsored by Meridian Credit Union and featured award-winning entertainer, Judy Croon.
Join the Guelph Public Library on Saturday February 8, 2014 for the 2nd annual ‘Evening for Book Lovers: Red Carpet Edition’ fundraising event! Step into the limelight and celebrate your appreciation for books and movies!
120,454 visitors have discovered the GPL’s website since its redesign in November 2012. The most visited portals are the eLibrary, eBooks, and eAudiobooks.
The Guelph Public Library has been awarded a $4380.33 grant by the Guelph Community Foundation through its Community Grants Program.
Are you between nine and eighteen years and looking to make some extra money this fall? Showcase your artistic talents by selling your unique handmade gifts at the Guelph Public Library’s Handmade Gift Sale on Saturday, November 23rd from 10:00 AM to noon at the Main Library!
With a scattering of dark clouds and a chilly breeze, over 110 people braved the cool elements to be a part of the Guelph Public Library’s Golf Classic.
The Guelph Public Library has been awarded a Jan Stauber Grant sponsored by the Beacon Society, which supports and recognizes… Continue reading The Library’s Teen Advisory Group unlocks the mystery of Sherlock Holmes
The Guelph Public Library is excited to offer a new program every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00-2:30 PM at the East Side Librar… Continue reading New Mommy Cafe program coming to the East Side Branch Library
The Guelph Public Library, in partnership with the Friends of the Guelph Public Library, are proud to offer “The Robert Munsch Award” of $1,000 CDN for the best short essay or position paper discussing the place or impact of the writings of Robert Munsch in English Language Children’s Literature.
Do you have a favourite Robert Munsch story? The Guelph Public Library wants to hear “WHY” in a short 30 to 60 second video.
Guelph, ON – As ‘Home of the Paper Bag Princess’, the Guelph Public Library is proud to announce the launch of its Robert Mun… Continue reading Launch of Guelph Public Library’s Robert Munsch Discovery Portal
GUELPH, ON – Test your luck on Friday, September 13th at the Guelph Public Library’s 2nd annual Library Links Golf Classic -… Continue reading Library Links Golf Classic – Lucky 13th Edition
GUELPH, ON, April 10, 2012 – The City of Guelph, the Guelph Public Library and CUPE locals 241, 973 and 1946 have reached ten… Continue reading City and Library reach tentative agreements with CUPE unions