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TD Summer Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. This...

Perth & District Library launches Culture & Diversity Word Walk

The Perth & District Library, in partnership with the Local Immigration Partnership, Town of Perth, and Tay Valley Township, has...

Call for artists!

The Perth & District Library is seeking local artists to participate in a group exhibition titled Pictures of Perth. The theme of this...
TD Summer Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. This free program is co-created and delivered by more than 2,000 public libraries across Canada. It celebrates Canadian authors,...

Call for artists!

Call for artists!

The Perth & District Library is seeking local artists to participate in a group exhibition titled Pictures of Perth. The theme of this visual art exhibition is depictions of Perth and the surrounding area. The exhibition will be on display at the library, in the...

Library After Dark returns May 28 with Jim Bryson!

Library After Dark returns May 28 with Jim Bryson!

Library After Dark returns to the Perth & District Library on Saturday May 28 with a night of music with acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Jim Bryson. Library After Dark is a special fundraising concert series held at the Perth & District Library, and...

Mugs sold out! More available May 2.

Mugs sold out! More available May 2.

UPDATE: The library sold out of mugs on April 1, the first day that they were available. More will be available on May 2.  Starting April 1, the Perth & District Library will be selling beautiful handmade mugs that feature a book and eyeglass decoration. Handmade...

Request for Proposal: Library Building Condition Assessment

Request for Proposal: Library Building Condition Assessment

The library is planning to undertake a building condition assessment in order to assess current and future needs for the library building.  The selected contractor will undertake an assessment of the library building and provide a condition assessment report that...

Library launches new agility plan

Library launches new agility plan

The Perth & District Union Public Library has served the Town of Perth and the Townships of Drummond/North Elmsley and Tay Valley for more than 150 years. The library’s role in the community has evolved over time and continues to do so. This agility plan sets out...

March Break @ the Library!

March Break @ the Library!

From makers to magic, the library has your March Break covered! All programs require registration, please reserve your free tickets via our events calendar. March Break is Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18.

Request for Quotations: Library Garden Improvements

Request for Quotations: Library Garden Improvements

The library is planning to undertake improvements to the library’s outdoor space, including installation of new walkways, benches, trees, shrubs and gardens. Please see design package for the full project scope (Drawings L1, L2, Plant List and Plant Photos). Please...

No overdue fees for children’s and teen materials

No overdue fees for children’s and teen materials

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...

Library Garden Redesign – Have Your Say!

Library Garden Redesign – Have Your Say!

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...

Library Closed November 3 & 4 for Staff Training

Library Closed November 3 & 4 for Staff Training

A reminder to all that the library will be closed on November 3 & 4 for staff training. We will reopen Friday November 5th at 10 am. All online services remain available 24/7. We apologize for any inconvenience!

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