Public Libraries

Stop by your local library or give them a call to find out about programs and activities, internet access, getting a library card to check out book, magazines, and movies.

West Perth Public Library
https://westperthpl.ca/

COVID19 In-house programs are suspended according to pandemic restriction guidelines.

Resources include fiction and non-fiction for all ages, reference resources, DVDs, magazines, audio books, internet and wifi access, photocopying/scanning, printing, mobile printing, downloadable resources (e-books, e-audio books, e-magazines, e-articles, e-videos)

Programs and Services
Tweenie Tots
Children four years old and under, infants are welcomed, children must be accompanied by an adult, meetings 10:30 am-11:15 am and the cost is $1/child per session
Summer Reading Program
Children’s summer reading program
Perth County Information Network
As part of the Perth County Information Network (PCIN), West Perth Library patrons have access to the holdings of North Perth, Perth East, St. Marys and Stratford Public Libraries
Interlibrary Loan
West Perth Public Library is a part of the INFO network of public libraries in Ontario
Reciprocal Borrowing
Residents of Huron County are now able to obtain a free library card from a PCIN library. Patrons must hold a valid library card from the municipality they reside in and show it at time of registration likewise, PCIN library card holders are now eligible for Huron County library cards under the same conditions

Stratford Public Library
http://www.splibrary.ca

COVID19

What’s Available:

  • In-person browsing
  • Computer access (limited stations available)
  • Study and wifi seating
  • Printing, photocopying, and scanning
  • Visit the MakerSpace (by appointment only)
  • Enjoy virtual programs and online reading challenges for ALL ages
  • Holds available to be picked up in library
  • Optional curbside pickup will continue at the back door of the library

What’s Not Available Yet:

  • In-person library programs and events
  • Toys and play areas
  • Kids iPads
  • Extended library visits
  • Common seating areas
  • Newspapers
  • Meeting room rentals

To book a MakerSpace appointment online go HERE or EMAIL or call library during open hours. Some programs, events, activities are CANCELED until further notice.

Online resources still available including getting a library card HERE If you need assistance leave a message at 519-271-0220 or EMAIL

Free wifi available inside and from the parking lot and steps of the library. Need to accept user agreement but no password required.

Curbside pick-up is still available during open hours. For pick-up, place hold on items online or by calling library. Pick-up by ringing bell at door off rear Church St. parking lot and have library card ready. Please wear a mask and practice physical distancing. For details CLICK HERE.

Drop-off available 24 hours.

Wide variety of materials and resources. Expert assistance in locating, evaluating and using information. Research databases. Books for children, teens and adults including fiction, non-fiction and reference. Public access to computers, free wireless internet and mobile device charging stations. Large print books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, digital magazines, DVD and CD’s. Interlibrary loans, home delivery service, book clubs, special events and photocopying. Story time and children’s programs. Technology help and MakerSpace

Perth East Public Library
http://www.pertheast.library.on.ca

Public library

COVID19 Building open for temporary restricted hours. Currently offering grab and go browsing, computer appointments, printing and scanning. Take home activity kits and virtual programming available.
All returns should be put in our external drop box as materials to allow for proper quarantining. No late fees are being incurred at this time.

Apply for a library card online.

North Perth Public Library
http://www.northperth.library.on.ca

COVID19 Branch is closed. For assistance call main branch at 519 291-4621 and leave message or EMAIL. Online library card registration available HERE. If public wishes to use library wifi from outside the building, contact and they will assist you.

Supports the intellectual and recreational needs of the community ensuring access to all types of material and to public space.

North Perth Public Library
http://www.northperth.library.on.ca

COVID19 Branch is closed. For assistance call main branch at 519 291-4621 and leave message or EMAIL. Online library card registration available HERE. If public wishes to use library wifi from outside the building, contact and they will assist you.

Supports the intellectual and recreational needs of the community ensuring access to all types of material and to public space.

St Marys Public Library
http://www.stmaryspubliclibrary.ca

COVID19 Building is closed, phone messages are not being checked and monitoring of email is limited. Online resources available including online library card registration HERE Free wifi but must stand close to building. No password required.
Curbside Pickup available starting Jun 9, 2020. Place hold online HERE or by calling library Tue 1 pm-4 pm, Thu and Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Patrons will be contacted when items are ready. Pickups will be Tue 4 pm-8 pm, Thu and Sat 1 pm-5 pm

The St. Marys Public Library offers a full range of print and multi-media resources. Books and videos may be renewed by telephone. Same library card can be used throughout Perth County

Resources include:

  • fiction, non-fiction, reference resources, research databases
  • large print fiction and non-fiction
  • children, magazines, books on tape, DVD’s, CD’s (compact disks)
  • Download books and ebooks and Audio books
  • public access computers and internet during hours of operation
  • CD’s for CNIB as well as access to use of machinery from CNIB

Other services include: * inter and intra-library loans, shut-in book service, video gaming disks, photocopying, scanning, faxing services, wireless and 3 children education computers

Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books, talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books * talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books * talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum
Huron County Library
http://www.huroncounty.ca/library/

COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are open for limited in-branch services that may include scheduled computer appointments (45 minutes, just one appointment per day per person), curated or pre-arranged browsing, space bookings and inside holds pick-up. Programs and events are being offered virtually. Take and Make children’s activities are regularly offered for pick up at the branch. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty

  • Fine free program extended to Dec 31, 2021 for items not returned by their due date post Mar 17, 2020
  • Book drops are open
  • Curbside service by appointment available
  • Encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on website.

Should you require assistance, please contact the branch during days of service or send the branch an email.

    Provides residents/taxpayers with:

  • library materials, information and related programs and services
  • reference service
  • comprehensive information provided to the public upon request
  • Internet access and computer workstations
  • wireless (wi-fi) Internet
  • children’s services
  • circulation of a wide variety of reading materials
  • mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs
  • DVDs, Blu-ray
  • large print books * talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs
  • interlibrary loans
  • local history and genealogical materials
  • collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs
  • free passes for the Huron County Museum