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Service Announcements

Branch Closures on September 16th, 2015

Please note that the Petticoat Creek Branch and Greenwood Branch will be CLOSED September 16th to allow staff to attend a training event.
Items borrowed from Petticoat Creek & Greenwood branches will not incur overdue fines for this day.
The Central Library will be open for regular business hours (9:30 am to 9:00 pm).
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Labour Day Holiday Hours

All branches of the Pickering Public library will be closed on the following dates: Sunday, September 6, and Monday, September 7.
Don't forget we're open 24/7 online!

Program Correction: Candy Sushi

Please note that the program, Candy Sushi (10 to 14 years) was incorrectly identified as happening at the Central Library on Wednesday September 23rd, when it should have read Petticoat Creek Branch. Our apologies for any confusion.

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Give us your Feedback: TD Summer Reading Club

The Pickering TD Summer Reading Club is ending on August 29.
It has been an amazing summer with 1700 children between birth and age 12 registering in the Club.

We would love your feedback on how you and your child(ren) enjoyed the Club.

Please fill out the survey by clicking the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B9FHZYX

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Branch Closures on September 16th, 2015

Please note that the Petticoat Creek Branch and Greenwood Branch will be CLOSED September 16th to allow staff to attend a training event.
Items borrowed from Petticoat Creek & Greenwood branches will not incur overdue fines for this day.
The Central Library will be open for regular business hours (9:30 am to 9:00 pm).
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Look what we have for the Teen Summer Reading Club Auction!

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Why not turn your summer reading into great prizes with the Teen Summer Reading Club? For each book you read, write a short review and receive a ballot to win prizes at the Auction September 12th. With weekly prize draws for books, the more you read, the more you win! Everyone who registers will also receive a “fee forgiveness” voucher that will clear your overdue book fines.
The Teen Summer Reading Club continues until Saturday, September 12th.

A few of the awesome prizes for our Teen SRC Auction on September 12th!

Posted by Pickering Public Library on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Love At The Library

Based on an one-page screenplay, "Love at the Library" is a short two-and-a-half minute movie filmed entirely during our Moviemaking workshop on Wednesday August 12, 2015. The Moviemaking workshop was conducted by our Digital Services Librarian, Kayhan, as part of our Summer Learning Lab series. Look at our What's ON for our Fall Calendar of Technology Classes.

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Meet The Candidates

With the Federal Election coming soon, it is time to start thinking about your vote. Join us at the Central Library on Thursday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. when we host The Commons: Meet The Candidates. This event will be an informal evening where candidates in the new Pickering-Uxbridge riding can introduce themselves, outline the main objectives of their party, and answer questions. Candidates in attendance will included:

  • Jennifer O'Connell, Liberal Party
  • Pamela Downward, New Democratic Party
  • Anthony Navarro, Green Party

If you have a question that you would like answered, please submit it to [email protected].

At the Central Library: Thursday, September 17th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.