Support Indigenous collections at the Library

In honour of the  National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, the Perth and District Union Public Library has embarked on a fundraising campaign to purchase books by and about Indigenous Peoples.

Last year’s campaign raised over $2000 to purchase books for the library’s collection, including 7 classroom kits with the themes of Truth & Reconciliation and Land-Based Learning.

Launching today, the campaign’s goal is $1,500. A donation of $25 will cover the average cost of one book and if the campaign reaches its goal, the library will purchase 60 new books. Titles will be chosen from those recommended by Indigenous organizations and will be purchased through GoodMinds, an Indigenous-owned bookseller based in the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation.

Donations to the campaign can be made online through this form or with cash or cheque at the library at 30 Herriott St, Perth, Ontario.