Branch Closures - Friday, June 16
All HPL branches are closed Friday, June 16, for a Staff Professional Development Day. Bookmobile and Extended Access services are unavailable. Regular service hours resume Saturday, June 17.
Turner Park Library - JAWS Accessible Computer
The JAWS computer at the Turner Park Library is currently out of order. Estimated time of disruption is unknown. Thank you for your patience.
Saltfleet Branch Accessible Door Out of Order
There is currently no access to the accessible door at Saltfleet Branch. We’re working to fix it and will post updates on hpl.ca. Thank you for your patience.
The Hamilton Public Library does not accept material donations. However, there are a number of agencies, thrift stores, hospitals and care facilities that do important work in our community and are always looking for donations. Please consider donating your material to one of the following organizations. Those marked with an asterisk (*) can arrange for pick-up of materials you wish to donate.
Call to arrange for pickup of materials. There are also donation boxes located throughout Hamilton. Accepting books and DVDs. No magazines or encyclopaedias. 1 box limit.
Neighbour To Neighbour Centre
28 Athens St., Hamilton
Looking for paperbacks, hardcovers, recent magazines, CD’s, DVD’s, puzzles. Not accepting encyclopaedias, textbooks, or VHS/cassette tapes.
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy*
Call to arrange for pickup of materials. Limit of 10 bags/boxes.
St. Joseph's Villa Health and Care Campus
56 Governors Rd., Dundas
Looking especially for large print books, travel books, and illustrated non-fiction.
St. Vincent De Paul Society*
200 Parkdale Ave. N., Hamilton
Pick-up can be arranged. Accepting all books (especially children’s books) as well as DVD’s.
Victoria Gardens Long Term Care Centre
176 Victoria Ave. N., Hamilton
Accepting large print books, audiobooks, and DVDs. No magazines.
The Wellington Long-Term Care & Retirement Community
1430 Upper Wellington St., Hamilton
Wentworth Heights Retirement Community
1620 Upper Wentworth St., Hamilton
Looking especially for large print materials.
Hamilton Health Sciences can be reached at 905-521-2100. Facilities falling under this umbrella include Chedoke Hospital, Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital, Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster Children's Hospital, McMaster University Medical Centre, St Peter's Hospital and St. Peter's Residence. Some locations accept donations. Please call 905-521-2100 and ask for the Volunteer Resources Office to determine what is currently being accepted at a given location.