Category: Library

KPL reopens its Main Library today

From the GPL Thought you’d like to see Kitchener’s new Main Library just for comparison OLD/CURRENT Library New/ or renovated library GPL 30,000 sq ft 80,400 sq ft proposed building costs in 2020 $50 million KPL 80,000 sq ft 102,000 sq ft renovation costs $40 million

Help Celebrate GPL's Paperbag Princess Day on May 1st!

Library press release. Who loves Robert Munsch books? The Guelph Public Library sure does! Home to Munsch’s infamous Paperbag Princess, the GPL will be hosting a city-wide “Paperbag Princess” Day on Thursday, May 1st 2014. With her hair a mess and crown slightly skewed, the paperbag princess is a recognizable by everyone in the world […]

A Time of Change

A resident’s comments. My grandchildren were a blessing in this time of change in Guelph. On March break, they had this old duff out tobogganing for 4 days on ‘Mole Hill’. They pointed out a new building being built on the corner of Gordon and Wellington (I really have to get out more). But their […]

Baker District spurs Guelph Investment Fund discussion

On Wednesday, February 26, the City and several community partners will introduce and discuss a plan for Guelph’s Baker District. Concepts for a funding strategy will also be discussed during the special Council workshop. The Baker District, the area bordered by Wyndham, Quebec and Baker streets, has the potential to be a future home to […]

Last week for Evening for Book Lovers tickets!

As we draw closer to Guelph Public Library’s 2nd annual Evening for Book Lovers – Red Carpet Edition, just a friendly reminder for those still interested in purchasing tickets to this fabulous event, they will be on sale until January 24th only! Tickets can be purchased at or at any library location ($85 per […]

Discover Famous Guelphites at the Guelph Public Library

Discover the NEW Guelph Public Library’s Famous Guelphites web page! Learn about our city’s finest actors, musicians, athletes, authors, government officials, and historical figures through the local history tab at Did you know Guelph is home to:  Award-winning athletes, like Rich Peverley of the NHL’s Boston Bruins and Olympic swimmer, Victor Davis  […]

SAVE THE DATE! It's coming…Evening for Book Lovers – Red Carpet Edition!

On February 8th 2014, Guelph Public Library is pleased to host its 2nd annual Evening for Book Lovers – Red Carpet Edition, which will be held at the beautiful Hanlon Convention Centre! Attendees will enjoy a fabulous three course dinner, lots of contests and prizes, silent auction festivities, and fun for everyone as we celebrate […]