News & Events
There is currently an unexpected service disruption involving: the availability of green recycling bins for purchase at Keswick Library.
From: June 24, 2016 To: Unknown
For more information, view the Disruption Notice.
Canada Day Closure
All Georgina Public Library locations will be closed to celebrate Canada Day on Friday, July 1.
Happy 149th Anniversary, Canada!
Student Employment Opportunities
Georgina Public Library has an immediate opening at our Sutton branch for a permanent part-time Library Student and openings at our Keswick branch for 3 permanent part-time Library Students.
Please apply by July 3, 2016 to Human Resources,
Town of Georgina, 26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick, ON
L4P 3G1 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit the Careers page on the Town of Georgina website.
You are invited to the launch party of our brand new website!
Wednesday, July 6 at 6:30 pm
Our special event is the Mental Floss Sideshow.
We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a bold new look and enhanced navigation experience. You can sneek a peek, starting July 1, at georginalibrary.ca.
For more information, view the website launch and Mental Floss Sideshow poster.
Chilton Library is a comprehensive,simple-to-use eResource. Your 24-hour on-call "mechanic" provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota and numerous other makes are well-represented. With more than 50 years of information on actual auto tear-downs provided in step-by-step procedures, work on the engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, suspension, and more is made easier for mechanics of any experience.
Access at any of our locations or at home using your 14-digit library card number.
TD Summer Reading Club: Go Wild!
Check our TD Summer Reading Club page for more details.
Check out our awesome Read to be Wild YouTube video.
A special thank you to the band, Flat Black Kitty, for music and lyrics and to two amazing teens, Miles and Tyler, who created the video.
TD Summer Reading Club is Canada's biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all interests and abilities. Kids ages 3+ earn prizes for tracking their reading all summer long. Sign up at any of our locations beginning June 21.
Friday Films & Freezies
Every Friday from July 8 until August 19
10:30 am start time
Beat the heat with a WILD family film
and a free freezie.
July 8 -- Zootopia
July 15 -- Finding Nemo
July 22 -- Tarzan
July 29 -- Winnie-the-Pooh
August 5 -- A Bug's Life
August 12 -- The Lion King
August 19 -- Ratatouille
For more information, view the Friday Films and Freezies poster.
You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.
Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
Blackberry (some exceptions); Nokia
**Available at Keswick Library only
CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.
As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85 000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages
You are now able to register yourself with CELA.
To be eligible for CELA services you must:
- Live in Canada
- Have a valid Georgina Public Library card
- Have a visual, physical or learning disability that prevents you from reading conventional print.
Go to the CELA website and type in the name of your town: Keswick, Sutton or Pefferlaw. Click on the name of your town (will be shown with Georgina Public Libraries) type in your full library card number (no spaces) and fill in the registration form. This whole process should take just a few minutes.
For more information on CELA, please visit their website at www.celalibrary.ca.
Georgina Public Library strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.
For more information, view the Accessible Services poster.