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bag of foodFood for Fines

From December 3 - 15, the West Perth Library will do you a favour but you have to pay it forward. Clear your overdue fines and help others at the same time. Bring in non-perishable food items and we will waive your fines**.  All donations will be given to Mitchell's Salvation Army Food Bank. In the spirit of the season, please give generously.

Some suggested items:
Canned goodsCanned meat
Fruit cupsPudding cups
Peanut ButterCheez Whiz
PastaGranola Bars
Packaged pasta side dishes (ex Knorr, Lipton)Also: Women's hygiene products

**Fines only. Does not apply to fees for lost items, processing, book sale or printing.

bells on a Christmas treeAngel Tree

West Perth Public Library is once again hosting an Angel Tree for the Community Christmas Drive. The last pickup date will be Friday, December 14th.

child sitting on floor with 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 final session for this year is December 20.

babyBaby Time with EarlyON

A free, drop-in infant friendly program where parents/caregivers will find support & encouragement from staff & peers in a safe and welcoming environment. Weekly discussions on a variety of topics based on interest. Takes place on Tuesdays from 10 am to noon until December 18.

List of Holiday Hours

Gallery Space

Currently displaying are recent works from the Mitchell and Area Arts Group. 

See the full Art Displays 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.

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

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.

Get Caught Reading!

The contest ended September 4th.

All the pictures are on our Get Caught Reading page.

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.