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Local Author Day: Oct. 28, 12pm-3:30pm

posted on October 18, 2017

Meet a diverse group of local published authors at our Local Author Day event in the Community Room at the Welland Civic Square. Learn about the writing and publishing process […]

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Together We Read: Ontario

posted on October 17, 2017

Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) are pleased to announce that the open access title for Together We Read: Ontario will be the 2017 winner of the […]

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Food for Fines: October 2-31

posted on October 16, 2017

October 15th-21st is Ontario Public Library Week and we’re celebrating by offering our annual Food for Fines drive for the entire month! From October 2-31st, donate non-perishable food items at […]

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Library Joins Forces with John Howard Society and Pelham Library

posted on October 12, 2017

The Welland Public Library has partnered with the John Howard Society of Niagara and Pelham Public Library to promote community services and open lines of communication. Thanks Welland Tribune for […]

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Music Trivia Night – Nov. 3

posted on October 12, 2017

How well do you know music? Come on out and test your knowledge in support of your library! The 3rd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser will feature music trivia by Shawn […]

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Sunday Hours are Back!

posted on October 11, 2017

The Main Branch will be open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm beginning October 15th. All regular services will be available. Sunday hours run from October 15 to the end of April. No […]

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Register for Nov/Dec Programs!

posted on October 5, 2017

New programs begin in November and December! For more information on programs check out our Fall Program Guide. Registration opens on Tuesday, October 10. Call 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 to register […]

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WPL contributes to Welland’s Trail 150

posted on September 26, 2017

In celebration of Canada’s 150th year, the City of Welland planted Trail 150 – rows of trees along Merritt Island. Citizens and businesses were invited to purchase trees to ‘memorialize […]

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Play For Peace – Thank You!

posted on September 26, 2017

On Saturday, September 23, we hosted our first ever drum circle at the Welland Public Library in celebration of International Day of Peace. Facilitated by Mark Chindemi of Chinwa Rhythms, […]

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WPL contributes to local history book!

posted on September 15, 2017

“Triumph and Tragedy: the Welland Ship Canal” profiles the fallen workers whose lives were lost during the construction of Welland’s waterway. The book is slated for an early 2018 release […]