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Turner Park branch closed Monday evening

Electrical Power is disrupted at Turner Park at this time and the branch is closed for the remainder of Monday night.

Please visit the next closest HPL location:
Terryberry Branch (100 Mohawk Rd. W.) Open until 9pm
Ancaster Branch (300 Wilson St. E.) Open until 9pm
Sherwood Branch (467 Upper Ottawa St.) Open until 9pm

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Local History and Archives 2015 Calendar Sale

Innovation Studio at HPL

W Booth School of Engineering Practice

Innovation Studio, the community engagement platform for the W Booth School of Engineering Practice at McMaster, comes to Central Library to interact with the public, share work in progress and celebrate successes.

Handling the Holidays

Handling the Holidays

Are you grieving and missing someone you love this holiday season? Please join us to learn about coping with grief and handling the holidays.  

HPO’s Annual Holiday Brass

HPO Brass Quintet

'Tis the season...to enjoy the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s Annual Holiday Brass Concert!   

Author Visit: Theo Fleury and 'Conversations with a Rattlesnake'

Conversations with a Rattlesnake

Theo Fleury and Kim Barthel, co-authors of 'Conversations with a Rattlesnake', share their unique perspectives, personal and professional, on healing and trauma. 

Local History & Archives 2015 Calendar

An image selected for the 2015 Local History & Archives calendar.

Hamilton Public Library’s Local History and Archives department has created a 2015 calendar filled with marvelous images of Hamilton’s past. Learn more here, including when and where they are available for sale! 

Hamilton Public Library Board Citizen Appointments Now Being Accepted

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The Hamilton Public Library Board is made up of nine citizens and two City Councillors.  The Library Board establishes library services for our community based on public input, market research and by monitoring satisfaction with services. 

Hamilton Public Library welcomes the 2014/15 Writer-in-Residence, Hal Niedzviecki.

2014/15 Writer in Residence, Hal Niedzviecki

Hamilton Public Library partnered with McMaster University and was successful in securing funding from the Canada Council for the Arts for an eight month term for a Writer-in-Residence.


Turner Park experiencing power disruption.

Turner Park currently reporting power outage. We will keep you posted on as to their status.

Valley Park experiencing power disruption

Valley Park branch is currently experiencing intermittent power outages. We will update this post for any changes.

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