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.
WiFi Unavailable at Redhill branch
WiFi is experiencing some technical issues that we are working to resolve. Our IT staff will advise as soon as service is restored.
Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
Dundas Branch - Filming in Area
From March 27-29, filming will take place in the surrounding area. Parking may be impacted. Please give yourself extra time before visiting. Thank you for your patience.
Holds Processing and Delivery Delays
Holds processing and deliveries to Branches will be delayed for the next week due to Staff capacity.
We are working to move materials as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Free Museum Access
A physical or digital Hamilton Public Library card gives you free access to Hamilton's eight City-owned museums. Each person over age five must have a physical or digital library card for free entry at each museum except at the Children's Museum, where each person over age one must have a library card for free entry.
It's easy to get a HPL card. Full details are at hpl.ca/librarycard.
You can also virtually tour Hamilton's eight Civic Museums.
For hours and museum information, visit the City of Hamilton's Museums site.
- Dundurn National Historic Site
- Hamilton Military Museum
- Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum
- Griffin House Museum
- Whitehern Historic House and Garden
- Hamilton Children's Museum
- Battlefield House Museum and Park
- Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology