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September 28, 2016

Guelph Book Bash Festival: A Celebration of Guelph Books

The 3rd Annual Guelph Book Bash Festival will be held from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Red Papaya Restaurant (55 Wyndham Street North) on Sunday, October 16. The Book Bash Festival is an annual celebration of Guelph books presented by Friends of Vocam...

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September 21, 2016

Celebrate Culture Days at your Guelph Public Library

The Guelph Public Library is very excited to be included amongst more than 7,500 free activities that are already registered to take place in over 825 communities across Canada to celebrate Culture Days, taking place September 30th to October 2nd, 20...

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September 12, 2016

How does the Library Matter to you? Complete our Community Survey!

What role does the library play in your life and surrounding community? The Guelph Public Library wants to know! Your input is critical as this is YOUR community library where you can explore, connect and thrive! Please take five minutes to comple...

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September 06, 2016

Watch our PAGES OF OUR CITY TV show on Rogers TV

Starting on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th at 6 PM, the Guelph Public Library in partnership with Rogers TV Cable 20 are proud to present the second season of Pages of our City, featuring local authors and illustrators. It will air a few times...

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September 02, 2016

Experience the Oculus Rift

Explore the latest in virtual reality technology at the main library’s Tech B@r (100 Norfolk Street) this September. Discover the relaunched Tech B@r to test out and use various devices including iPads, tablets, laptops, Makey Makey kits, a Ras...

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August 26, 2016

#HappyMaking Pianos returning to Guelph once again!

Once again, Guelph's downtown streets will come alive with the sound of music when the #HappyMaking pianos are rolled out on September 1st. Kids will be going back to school, the Guelph Jazz Festival will be on and the streets of @DowntownGuelph...

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August 18, 2016

Friends of the GPL Giant Used Book Sale DONATIONS WANTED

Friends of the Guelph Public Library are busy preparing for their 10th annual giant book sale to be held from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23.  This year we have a new location at 69 Huron Street in Guelph. There is extensive sale ...

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July 14, 2016

Cafe Curiosity - a NEW science book club for discovery

The Guelph Public Library is launching a new monthly science book club called Café Curiosity, exploring thrilling true tales of scientific adventure.  All sessions will run from 7-8:30 PM in the Main Library.   Sept. 22:  ...

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June 18, 2016

Donor Spotlight: Omni Basement Systems

Pete Karreman’s Omni Basement Systems generously donated $500 to the Guelph Public Library – a gift which will help to ensure access to lifelong learning opportunities for our community. As someone who spent countless hours in the librar...

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June 16, 2016

Eat, Enjoy, Explore: Guelph Recipes and the Stories Behind Them

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be working on a fun project in partnership with Venture Publications Ltd, Lawless Creative and the Guelph Bugle.  As a fundraising initiative, we’ll be creating a Guelph community cookbook, wi...

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