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Try Speed Friending at the Main Library

Are you new to Guelph? A recent graduate? Finding it hard to meet new people? The Guelph Public Library is excited to host Speed Friending at the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street) on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 7 to 9:30 PM.

Join us at this fun and interactive ‘after-hours’ event for people in their 20s and 30s to connect with new friends! Enjoy a treat and beverage courtesy of Sleeman Brewery. 

Registration is required. Reserve your space online at or drop into any library location to register. Free Admission.  

Meg Forestell-Page, Virtual Branch Supervisor  |  519 824 6220 x306 

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What else is new?

Learn New Skills at the Library's How-To Expert Festival

Do you love to learn new things but never seem to have enough time? The Guelph Public Library is hosting a HOW-TO Expert Festival on Saturday, March 25, 2017 where everyone can learn something new in just 10 minutes! Fourteen Experts. 10 Minutes. 10...

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From the Kids Korner: Make Every Day Family Day at your Library

Family Day is a great time to take a break and spend the day with your family and the people you care for in your life. While library locations are closed to observe this holiday, this doesn't mean we can't be a part of your Family Day c...

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Are you an aspiring writer? Join us this February!

Vocamus Press is presenting a series of writing workshops for authors at the main library. Every Sunday in February from 2 to 3:30 pm, listen to a local guest speaker discuss different aspects of the writing profession. Register for a ...

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CHAT with or TEXT a Librarian today!

Need help finding an answer to a question, online or on-the-go? Text or chat online with our librarians. Look for the "Ask a Question" tab on our website and click to ask a question, or text 613-519-0059 from your mobile phone and...

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Enter our 'It's All Write' Short Story & 'Judge a Book by its Cover' Contest

The Guelph Public Library is excited to partner with Vocamus Press once again to offer teens a chance to express their creative thoughts. The “It’s ALL Write: Teen Short Story Contest” runs until 5:00 pm on Saturday, ...

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Libraries Matter in Guelph

The Guelph Public Library is launching a year-long public awareness campaign, Libraries Matter! where members of the community are invited to engage in a discussion of why libraries matter to them – what Guelph libraries offer to existing, new ...

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Donate to the Library's Annual Campaign Today!

Guelph Public Library’s yearly appeal to the community to help support the library’s most pressing needs and promising opportunities is now under way. Launched in 2012, thanks to the help of many generous supporters, this annual campaign ...

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