Programs & Events
Sign up to get paired up with a local pen pal! Letters are exchanged through the library, so addresses are not shared, only fun!
Owls Tutoring offers free one-on-one homework help for children in Junior Kindergarten-Grade 8. Sessions run on weekdays after school and this year, we’re expanding to Saturdays! Registration is required. Contact Heidi for details.
Perth Library Early Years (PLEY) Bags of children’s books are distributed to area playgroups in partnership with CROW.
Bags of books are delivered to Home Childcare Providers on a monthly basis.
Let the library come to you! We’re happy to make a personal visit to your class to chat about what the library has to offer, all the latest programs and books, and to answer any questions your students may have! Get in touch and we can make sure that your students get connected with a library card!
The library has a wide collection of books, digital resources, and kits for kids of all ages!
Visit the library to borrow:
Ready to Read and I Can Read levelled books for new & growing readers
Audiobooks, DVDs, and music CDs
STEAM Boxes with tools, materials, and activities for exploring STEAM concepts.
Literacy Kits for new & growing readers
MAPsacks with books, outdoor activities and an RVCA pass.
Busy Bags for caregivers in a hurry, filled with 10 assorted picture & board books
Available en Francais and English!
for recommendations based on your favourite reads
Overdrive eBooks & eAudiobooks
a great place to start for school projects
a useful resource for your heritage fair project
30 Herriott St
Perth ON K7H 1T2
Hours (starting July 27)
6 Early Literacy Skills &
How to Encourage Them
Reading Tips for Parents to Help Beginning Readers
Raising Kids Who Love Reading, Devour Books Voraciously, and Practically Beg for a Trip to the Library
20 Activities For You And Your Kids When You Need to Stay Indoors for Long Periods
15 Tips For Starting A Lifelong
Conversation About Books
Inspiring At-Home Activities from Greystone Kids
The Importance of
Reading to Your Kids
Activity prompts from Penguin
authors & illustrators
3 Common Reading
How to Help
5 Tips for Reading at Home with Your Kids During Coronavirus
Science Says Reading Aloud to Dogs Can Help Kids Struggling with Literacy
Activities to Celebrate
Earth Day Every Day
5 Indicators of
Children’s Story Podcasts
Raise a Reader!
Book recommendations from Indigo books for every stage of reader!
How To Make Storytime
The Most Magical Part Of Your Day
Help From Other Organizations
Canadian Children's Literacy Foundation
Tips & resources to help you build your child’s literacy skills.
Resources to teach your child digital and media literacy skills.
Support your child’s brain development with Brain Story.
Children's Resources on Wheels - Lanark
A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening child care, family life, child development and community links in Lanark County.