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Reduced Parking - Central

On Monday January 22, from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM, there will be reduced parking available in the parking circle outside the Central Library. In addition to 2 regular parking spots, the accessible parking spots will still be available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Central Library Children's area closure - January 23 and 24

This children's area at the Central Library will be closed on January 23 and 24 to allow movers to shift furniture to create our new children's area. Staff will be available to help with placing holds on any items that are not accessible during the closure. We apologize for the inconvenience.

WRAP - Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Pickering Public Library is pleased to be hosting Durham Mental Health Services January 19th for the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).

WRAP will help increase your personal empowerment and improve your quality of life.

makerspace floor plan

Coming Soon!

Beginning December 2017 to the Spring of 2018, the Pickering Public Library’s new Maker Space will emerge. This will be a great space to collaborate, experiment, and bring your ideas to life.

Here are just a few of the things that you will be able to do:

  • Create a podcast or record your music in the new sound booth
  • Design a 3D object and print it
  • Design and sew your prom dress
  • Create wood and plastic projects using our Carvey
  • Print over-sized photos and posters
  • And more!

Let your imagination soar and show us what you can create!

Pickering Local History Digital Collection

Pickering Local History Collection Digital Archive

Dec. 1 - The Pickering Public Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new public website which allows free access to the local history collection. View documents, images, and newspapers which tell the story of Pickering from its earliest people to today’s growing City. The collection contains books, photographs, maps, newspapers, family histories, and much more.

Please visit and bookmark the new site: Pickering Local History Collection Digital Archive

Kanopy thoughtful entertainment

Kanopy Video Streaming Now Live

Nov.1 - We are pleased to announce that the Pickering Public Library has recently introduced the new online video streaming service, Kanopy! Kanopy's collection includes thousands of award-winning documentaries, world cinema, and theatrical releases. You can easily share films and create clips or playlists: all you need is your Pickering Public Library card. Head to our video streaming page to check it out!