Welcome to hpl.ca!
Apr 24, 2014

What's Happening

digital collections

Customer Satisfaction Survey

learn more about askON

Hamilton Public Library celebrates National Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Established by the League of Canadian Poets in April 1998, National Poetry Month brings together schools, publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries and poets across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canada’s culture
 

Author Readings for April

Fountain Pen and ink

From medical mysteries to the new adventures of Lady Neville-Ashford, there is an author reading that would suit your taste.
 
For April, we have Rick Blechta, Alison Bruce, Steve Burrows, Melodie Campbell, Ross Pennie and Jennifer Robson visiting our branches and reading from their works.
 

Yoga @ HPL

Yoga May 2014

Namaste. Explore the fitness benefits of yoga at the library for free.

April 16 is National Bookmobile Day

National Bookmobile Day 2014

Celebrate with our 2nd annual Lug Nut Lottery Week. Every time the Bookmobile parks at a neighbourhood stop from April 14 - 24, the name on the lug nut at the the top of the wheel will be recorded. The stop with the highest count will win a pizza party.

If you have any photos of other bookmobiles from your travels, bring it to your neighbourhood stop to add to our photo display.
 

Gardening Programs @ HPL

Container Gardening May 2014

Starting your own garden? Check out our programs about gardening for tips on how to make your garden the envy of your neighbourhood.
 

Hamilton Gallery of Distinction

Hamilton Gallery of Distinction 2014 v2

The Hamilton Gallery of Distinction was founded in 1984 for the purpose of permanently recognizing outstanding Hamilton citizens, past and present, who have made significant contributions towards the betterment of our community.

The deadline for nominations has been extended until April 30, 2014.