Update September 14, 2023:
As of September 2023, the Valley Park Branch has earned a LEED Gold Certification.
LEED®, and its related logo, is licensed in Canada to the Canada Green Building Council and is used here with permission.
"This LEED Gold Certification signifies thoughtful environmental, social, technological and education integration and really sets the stage for future library spaces."
- Paul Takala, Chief Librarian and CEO at Hamilton Public Library
Update January 25, 2023:
Did you know that Valley Park was constructed with eco-friendly materials keeping environmental concerns in mind? Play the new LEED Scavenger Hunt at our Valley Park Branch and win fun prizes. The scavenger hunt engages and educates Members about sustainability in interactive ways. The Branch is targeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification, a mark of quality and achievement in sustainable building. Pursuing LEED certification involves using green building strategies across six categories. The six categories of LEED are Location and Transportation, Sustainable Sites, Water Use Reduction, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality. Learn more at hpl.ca/LEED.
Update May 5, 2022:
Hamilton Public Library’s new Valley Park Branch at 970 Paramount Drive is now open. Stop in and see the latest collections and newest features including a Makerspace, a meeting and program room, study rooms and areas, and more.
Update April 8, 2022:
Hamilton Public Library’s temporary Valley Park Branch (1050 Paramount Dr., Unit 12) is closing on Saturday April 23 at 5pm. The outdoor drop box closes on April 26.
The new location at 970 Paramount Drive is expected to open in May 2022. Starting April 27, please return your library materials to the new exterior wall return slot.
Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for more details on a reopening date.
Update February 2, 2022:
Hamilton Public Library’s new Valley Park Branch is nearly finished as work crews finish work on interior touches. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for news about the official opening in mid-Spring 2022.