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October 01, 2014

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Happy Thanksgiving! All Guelph Public Library Branches will be CLOSED on Monday, October 13th in celebration of Thanksgiving....

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September 29, 2014

Teen Artisan Sale coming to the Main Library!

Everyone is invited to the Main Library on Saturday, November 8th to start your holiday shopping early! Discover a wide variety of handcrafted items for everyone on your list!   ATTENTION TEENS: Are you looking to make some ex...

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September 18, 2014

Preserve Guelph's Heritage: Donate to GPL'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. ...

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September 17, 2014

Guelph Public Library Welcomes New CEO

The Guelph Public Library welcomes its fourteenth chief executive officer in the 132-year history of the library. The Library Board appointed Steve Kraft as CEO effective October 1st, 2014.   In making the announcement, GPL Bo...

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September 16, 2014

Downloading eBooks is easier with launch of 3M Cloud Library!

The Guelph Public Library is proud to introduce a new eBook lending service - the 3M Cloud Library! This revolutionary eResource encourages library customers to discover, borrow and read eBooks with ease on their mobile devices and comput...

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September 11, 2014

Library Board is Seeking New Members

   The Guelph Public Library is searching for interested volunteers to fill vacancies on the Library Board, which operates under the terms of the Public Libraries Act.   To be on a public library board in Ontar...

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September 10, 2014

Lost Franklin expedition ship found in the Arctic

Check out GPL’s eResource “Canada in Context” to find newspaper and magazine articles, photos, audio clips and images of John Franklin and his expedition.  ...

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August 12, 2014

What Type of Library User are You?

We're excited to share with you a new quiz from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project that will help us learn about the role that the Guelph Public Library plays in our community. Our unique version of this library user quiz wil...

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August 05, 2014

Donations WANTED for Friends of the Guelph Public Library Giant Used Book Sale

GIANT BOOK SALE – OCTOBER 17, 18, 19, 2014   Friends of the Guelph Public Library are busy preparing for their 8th annual giant book sale to be held from Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 19.  This year we have ...

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