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July 30, 2015

Every RECIPE has a STORY to tell. Will you SHARE yours?

Do you love to cook?  The Guelph Public Library, in partnership with Venture Guelph Publications Ltd., is excited to announce a call for recipe submissions for its 2015 “Eat. Enjoy. Explore. Community Cookbook.” Every recipe has a st...

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July 29, 2015

2014 GPL Annual Report

The Guelph Public Library benefits the entire community by providing lifelong learning opportunities. 2014 was no exception! Did you know that over 2.1 million items were circulated to 57,680 active cardholders in 2014? Read the 2014 GPL Annual Repor...

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July 28, 2015

Friends of the GPL Giant Used Book Sale DONATIONS WANTED

Friends of the Guelph Public Library are busy preparing for their 9th annual giant book sale to be held from Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25.  This year we have a new location: the former JL’s Home Hardware building at 389 Sp...

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July 27, 2015

Civic Holiday Hours

All Guelph Public Library branches will be CLOSED on Monday, August 3rd in observance of the Civic holiday....

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July 21, 2015

Guelph Mercury - GPL is a great resource

Guelph Mercury, July 20, 2015 - Guelph Library is a great resource:http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion-story/5741901-guelph-public-library-is-a-great-resource/ ...

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July 13, 2015

Meet the City of Guelph's 2015 Artist in Residence, Greg Denton

Throughout the summer, the Main Library will be used as a temporary studio space for the City of Guelph’s 2015 Artist in Residence, Greg Denton. Denton is in the process of creating a suite of 100 portrait paintings in honour of the ...

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July 02, 2015

Eden Mills Writers Festival - Sunday, September 13th

Canada’s top literary talent will gather in the lovely village of Eden Mills on Sunday, September 13, noon to 6 p.m.,  to read along the banks of the Eramosa River. Lawrence Hill, Ann-Marie MacDonald, John Vaillant, Elizabeth Hay, Andrew...

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June 30, 2015

Library Awarded Two Young Canada Works Grants

 With the ever growing popularity of technology and genealogy, the Guelph Public Library (GPL) is working hard to ensure that all citizens of Guelph have free digital access to both a variety of new technological platforms and archival materia...

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June 29, 2015

Visit the @GPLBookmobile at City Hall every Friday during the Summer!

Every Friday in July & August, visit the GPL's Bookmobile at City Hall Market Square Splash pad from 1:15 to 2:30 pm for all your reading needs and more!  Follow @GPLBookmobile and @GuelphLibrary on Twitter for up to date news! Diff...

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June 27, 2015

Need an umbrella? Purchase a GPL umbrella today!

GPL umbrellas are now on sale at all library locations for $25 each. Support your Guelph Public Library and purchase one today!   ...

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June 24, 2015

Discover your Guelph Public Library in this Time Lapse Video!

As one of the most widely used community and cultural resources in Guelph, the Guelph Public Library is proud to present this photographic journey illustrating a typical day at the library! There is definitely something for everyone in this community...

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June 22, 2015

The 9th Annual Friends of the GPL GIANT Used Book Sale is ON!

SAVE THE DATES! These are the days all book lovers in Guelph look forward to - The Annual Friends of the Guelph Public Library GIANT Book Sale! Thanks to the generosity of the Ireland family of Guelph, who have donated a site for this year's s...

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June 01, 2015

GET HIP with Teen Summer Reading Club

Visit your local library this summer to "GET HIP” by participating in the Teen Summer Reading Club for a chance to win great prizes! There is #Something4Everyone at your @GuelphLibrary! Don't forget to try out one of our FREE teen...

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May 31, 2015

Children's TD Summer Reading Club coming soon!

The fun begins Monday, June 29th until Friday, August 28th at all library locations for children ages 3 to 11 years.  Read, review, have fun, and win prizes!  PLAY around this summer as you explore new reads, travel in style to ne...

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May 26, 2015

Guelph Tourism Announces Tourism Week and ISpy Challenge!

Tourists and local residents are encouraged to discover why Guelph is A City to Remember Guelph, ON, May 25, 2015 – Guelph Tourism Services, along with employers and leaders in Guelph’s travel industry, are excited to celebrate Tourism...

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May 25, 2015

Library Summer Hours

GPL summer hours will commence on Monday, June 1st until September 6th.  The Main Library will close at 8 pm every Monday to Thursday evening during the summer. All library locations will be closed on Sundays beginn...

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