Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 02:29 PM
The Orangeville Public Library is offering a digital radon detector loan program to encourage residents to test their homes. The new service is being launched during Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Radon Action Month.
Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. It is a colourless and odourless gas so the only way to know if a home has radon is to test for it. The easy-to-use digital detectors provide a preliminary measurement of a home’s radon levels. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph...
Posted on Tuesday, November 03, 2020 02:28 PM
The Orangeville Public Library and Headwaters Writers' Guild are hosting the fourth annual Writers' Open Mic Night - virtually! On Thursday, December 3 at 7 p.m. writers will come together via Microsoft Teams to share their talent.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment, including a reading from Master of Ceremonies, Dufferin County Poet Laureate and local author, Harry Posner.
Registration is required to receive the event link for viewing and to book a spot as a speaker. Spots to read written...
Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 02:52 PM
Orangeville Public Library is celebrating Ontario Public Library Week by launching an exciting contest to design a new children’s library card.
The Design a Kids’ Card Contest is open to children ages 3 to12 who live or attend school in Orangeville, or whose parents hold a valid Orangeville Public Library Membership. One entry per child is permitted. Each submission must be an original creative work. One winning design will be selected from each age category: age 3-7 and age 8-12.
Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 03:16 PM
As part of our Ontario Public Library Week celebration, today the library is launching the 5 to Try: Fall Reading Challenge on our Beanstack site. All ages are welcome to participate.
To encourage you to cozy up with some good books this fall, we are challenging readers to try reading books in five different categories: Biography/Memoir, Book to Film, Travel with Reading, Indigenous Authors, and Banned Books. For each book read in the one of the five genres, you will earn a badge. Each badge...
Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 07:44 PM
We're delighted to welcome you back into our spaces as of August 17, 2020!
It’s been too long, and we have missed you. Library service is going to look a little bit different in this "new normal", so please review the information below about the new processes and safety measures in place.What’s Available:
Drop-in Services at Mill Street: