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 Monday, December 28, 2020 04:35 PM
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 5 to Try Reading Challenge. The winners of the gift certificates are as follows:
Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 05:17 PM
During the provincial lockdown, the library is pleased to be able to continue to offer a curbside pick-up service at the Mill Street Library. Effective, Monday December 28, there is no public access to the building.
Curbside pick-up is available 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
We have designed a contactless system to get material to you in a safe way. All returned library material has been quarantined for at least 72 hours before passing it to you, as suggested by health professionals.
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 04:48 PM
Looking for something to keep busy over the holidays? Tweens, teens and families are invited to visit the Tween and Teen page and explore links to virtual escape rooms.
Librarians and educators across North America have been working hard to create fun virtual activities to help quell COVID-19 boredom. Many of them have generously shared these virtual experiences and the Orangeville Public Library would like to pass the fun onto you to enjoy at home.
Each month a new escape room will be...
Posted on Sunday, December 13, 2020 02:23 PM
The results are in and winners have been selected for the Orangeville Public Library’s Design a Kids’ Card Contest. Congratulations to Evalie Olbrycht and Emma McKinley on their creative designs. Their artwork will be featured on Orangeville Public Library membership cards in 2021.
The Town of Orangeville Cultural Task Force selected winners from two age categories:
Evalie Olbrycht is the winner for the ages 5 to 8 category with a colourful design featuring readers around a table and a message: “Reading...