Central Library - Tax Clinic Cancellation
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the free drop-in tax preparation service clinic on Saturday, April 8 has been cancelled. Please visit hpl.ca/free-tax-service for other clinic dates. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Please be aware of online phishing attempts impersonating Hamilton Public Library and Library Staff. HPL does not solicit paid freelance opportunities through social media or other messaging applications. HPL does not request personal or banking information through social media or require financial compensation when reviewing job applications. Please report phishing schemes to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you think you are a victim of fraud, please call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.
Wi-Fi Unavailable at Red Hill Branch
The Wi-Fi is not working at the Red Hill Branch. Staff is working diligently to resolve the problem.
Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
Bookmobile Frequently Asked Questions
Which Bookmobile stops are available for pickup and when?
Bookmobile stops are offered throughout the region on a regular basis. Find a stop near you on HPL’s Bookmobile Schedule.
How do I get library materials from the Bookmobile?
You may browse the Bookmobile collection at a stop or you may place holds for pick-up at a stop, via our catalogue or call 905-546-3200 and staff can help you.
Can I enter the Bookmobile? Can I browse?
Yes. The Bookmobile is now open for browsing, 1 household at a time.
What collections are on the Bookmobile?
The Bookmobile carries selections of physical materials from all collections, the same as are available from branches. If you have a specific title in mind, you can place a hold for pick-up from any Bookmobile stop.
How do I know which holds are ready for pick up?
You’ll receive an email or phone call confirming the items are ready for pick up at your chosen Bookmobile stop. You can also log in to your account at myHPL to see which items are ready for pickup.
Can I return my library materials to the Bookmobile?
More questions? See our Library Questions During COVID-19 page.