Effective January 1, 2022, the Perth & District Library is eliminating overdue fees on all children’s and teen materials, including books and DVDs. “Overdue fees disproportionately impact the more vulnerable members of our community, who are unable to pay even a...
Take a walk through the Perth & District Library garden and you will notice some changes! Four new tables have been installed under the garden portico, each with a built-in chessboard. This new seating marks the beginning of a redesign project to update our...
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Land Acknowlegement Statement
The Perth and District Union Public Library acknowledges that it is situated on land that is the traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People.
Read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action | Final Report of the TRC | Spirit Bear’s Guide to the TRC Calls to Action (youth-friendly)| Library Indigenous Respect and Acknowledgement Declaration
Learn more about Indigenous histories and contemporary issues via the University of Alberta’s online course Indigenous Canada | Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network’s Indigenous Ally Toolkit
The mission of the Perth & District Union Public Library is to provide access to information and reading resources in an open and welcoming environment, thus supporting and improving the community’s quality of life.