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 email@example.com. 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.
Valley Park Branch Improvement Project
Update January 15, 2020:
The Valley Park Branch is closing for renovation on Thursday January 23 at 8pm.
A temporary site opens at 1050 Paramount Drive, Unit #12, Stoney Creek, during the week of February 10.
Library materials can be returned in the drop box at the 970 Paramount Drive site, until construction begins.
Due dates for all library materials are extended to Saturday February 15.
A Bookmobile will be in the parking lot at the 970 Paramount Drive, branch on these dates:
Mondays January 27 and February 3 from 10:30am-Noon
Wednesdays January 29 and February 5 from 11am-12:30pm
The new Valley Park Branch is expected to be complete by Fall 2021. Library members are invited to access library services and materials by visiting other area branch locations during construction:
- Turner Park Branch – 352 Rymal Rd. E., Hamilton
- Red Hill Branch – 695 Queenston Rd., Hamilton
- Sherwood Branch – 467 Upper Ottawa St., Hamilton
“We’re very excited to break ground on our new Valley Park Branch this Fall. This is a vibrant, growing community and this new building – with its beautiful reading courtyard and modern programming spaces – will be a gathering space for all to come together to discover, learn and share,” says Paul Takala, Chief Librarian, Hamilton Public Library.