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Sleepyhead Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs and crafts before bedtime. Pyjamas welcome!

When:    Wednesday evenings, Nov. 16 - Dec. 7 from 6:30 - 7:15

Top Requested Books

Take a look at our new list of the top requested books at the West Perth Library.

What Every Babysitter should know

We are now taking names for this program.
When:              Friday, December 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where:             Program Room @ Library
Cost:                $50 - payable day of course to St. John Ambulance
What to bring:  Lunch and a doll

This award-winning course presented by St. John Ambulance teaches the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers.  It emphasizes safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics.

Course materials include a student activity book, a certificate suitable for framing and a wallet-size certificate.  This course is recommended for young people turning 11 in 2017.

Call the library to register.

Thank you again to the Optimist Club of Mitchell for subsidizing the $50 fee by sponsoring each child @ $20/participant.


Tweenie 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 on September 15, 2016 and will run until December 15.  The winter session will start after Christmas break on January 12, 2017.

Recreation & Leisure Services Master Plan

The Recreation & Leisure Services Master Plan can be read here and the Summary of Recommendations here. This study is to help shape the future of recreation & leisure in West Perth.  A printed copy is available at the library for reading.

Young Adult Book Club

Come join other young adults once a month to share the enjoyment of reading books of all genres in a fun and casual atmosphere. Planned for those young people in grades 8, 9 and 10.  Meetings will occur on designated Mondays. Please contact the library for the coordinator's name. 

Gallery Space

The library has a display space on Level 3.  Now exhibiting are paintings from Perth County resident Jean Stevenson.

Do you know about  .... our online information? Featuring:

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This database allows readers to search for their favourite authors or titles, and find others of similar interest.  Users can browse theme-oriented book lists at every reading level through Explore Fiction, and look for outstanding titles in Best Fiction.

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The support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Culture and of the Government of Canada through Industry Canada is acknowledged.

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The support and funding of The Ontario Trillium Foundation is appreciated. www.trilliumfoundation.org





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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.