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Picture of tree made of hands for National Volunteer week

Candidate Information Session

Thinking about running in the upcoming Municipal or School Board Election? Wonder what's involved?

On Wednesday, April 25 at 7 pm, a free session will be held at the Perth East Recreation Complex in Milverton. There have been significant changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, so this session will benefit new and returning candidates. The Municipality of West Perth is a partner in this session. Full information can be found here.

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Sleepyhead Storytime

Our evening program returns on Wednesday, April 4 from 6:30 - 7:15 pm for the month of April. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts before bedtime.  Pajamas are welcome! This is a drop-in program, no registration required.

little boy with group of childrenPlay & Read playgroup

This spring, Perth Care for Kids/Perth Early ON is offering a drop-in playgroup at the library on Friday mornings from 10:00 - 11:30 am. This program will run from April 6 - June 22.

words Mother Goose and picture of gooseFun with Mother Goose

This program is a fun filled family (children 0-6 years of age) program to learn new songs, rhymes and story telling to promote language development and parent/child relationships. Hosted in conjunction with PCFK/Early ON. There will be 2 sessions each morning 10-1045 am and 11-11:45 on Tuesday mornings in April (3, 10, 17, 24). Pre-registration is appreciated at 519-348-8618, but drop-ins will be welcomed.

toddler looking at a 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 January 11/2018.

microphoneUpcoming Speaker's Nites

Date:Thursday, May 31 @ 7 pm
Presenter:Lisa Hutchison
Topic:Lisa is the author of 'Iron Annie and a long journey', a story of her family living in Germany before, during and after World War II. She will be speaking about her book.


Mitchell and Area Arts Group Winter Exhibition and Workshops

The Mitchell and Area Arts Group has new works on display.

urrently, the group consists of several artists doing a wide variety of work. They are planning a number of workshops that will be offered to the public during the winter months. We are seeking individuals who would like to participate in or lead interesting workshops.

See the full Art Displays page.

Get Caught Reading!

The contest ended September 4th.

All the pictures are on our Get Caught Reading 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.

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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.

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.