News & Events
Closed Good Friday, April 3
Open Saturday, April 4
Open Sunday, April 5
Closed Monday, April 6
Saturday March 28, 8:30-9:30pm
Celebrate the Hour
To celebrate, you can have a candle lit dinner, talk to your neighbours, stargaze, go camping, play board games, have a concert, screen an environmental documentary post the hour, create or join a community event.
We are hiring: Branch Librarian position
We have an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time branch librarian at Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch. Deadline for applications is April 9.
For more information, view the full job description.
Northern 6 Municipalities: Library Board Members
On Saturday March 21, library board members from the Northern 6 municipalities gathered for an educational morning of networking and learning about their governance role. Many thanks to Anne Marie Madziak from Southern Ontario Library Services for leading the session.
Going on vacation? Why not learn the language before you go?
Mango is a fun, easy, and effective way to learn any language. Mango offers over 64 different languages such as French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German, just to name a few. Apps are available for iOS and Android devices so you can take Mango wherever you go!
Big Library Read:
Shakespeare Saved My Life
Join the fun! Big Library Read is the first-ever “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook,
and listen to the same audiobook at the same time.
During March 17-March 31, this Big Library Read title is available for checkout online. It’s free, and there’s never a waiting list. All you need is a library card.
Here's a sample.
Our Spring Calendar is here!
Programs begin April 7.
Pick up a copy at any branch or view the poster here.
The Friends of the Library present:
CUPE Local 905's 9th Annual
Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee
benefitting Georgina Public Libraries
Friday, April 24, 6:30pm
Kinsmen Hall, Sutton
Friends of the Library are hosting this event once again. The Spelling Bee helps to raise money for family literacy initiatives in our community.
How can you get involved? Sharpen those spelling skills and put together a team of three adults and compete to be named Best Spellers in Georgina. Spelling not your forté? Participate by becoming a sponsor.
Your evening will include a delicious buffet dinner, door prizes, a silent auction and, of course, a trophy presentation. Check out our Spellng Bee website to find out more.
NEW! Stream thousands of award-winning films from festivals around the world. indieflix has award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries from more than 50 countries. Visit GPL's indieflix access page to get started.
If you already have a RBdigital Zinio account, you are all set. Just enter your Zinio email and password credentials on GPL's Indieflix access page to login and find films.
To create a RBdigital account linked to your Georgina Library card, visit our indieflix access page.
Click on the Create New Account link in the top right corner of the screen.
Enter your library card number and
Click Next. Finish creating your account by filling in the requested fields.
You can find more detailed instructions here.
You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.
Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
Blackberry (some exceptions); Nokia
CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.
As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85,000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages
If you are interested in signing up for this service, please contact:
Pefferlaw Branch Librarian: 705.437.1514
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch Librarian: 905.722.5702
Keswick Branch Librarian: 905.476.5762 ext. 121
For more information on CELA, please log on to their website at www.celalibrary.ca
Georgina Public Libraries strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.
View the poster