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Celebrate Culture Days at Central Library by joining in an art conversation on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, Central Library will become a culture hub. Come sing and dance, or try weaving, printing, or conducting.

  • Spin and weave with the Burr House Spinners & Weavers: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Dance with Celtic Connections: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Print by hand with the Book Arts Guild: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Sing with Chorus York: 2:00 - 2:30 pm and 2:30 - 3:00 pm

These are only some of the events at Central Library during Culture Days. More events

Indie Author Day 2016
Meet local writers as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events on Saturday, October 8. Events at Central run from 12-3 pm. More Details

Calling All Local Writers!
RHPL has 2 great opportunities for local writers. We'll be hosting Indie Author Day on Saturday, October 8 and you can participate in the book fair. On Tuesday, October 18, you can also participate in a local author panel & book fair. Please apply for any of these opportunities by September 19. More Details

Adult Book Clubs
Registration for Adult Book Clubs is now available online! Registration begins on August 9. More Details

Don't Miss Out, Suspend Your Holds
Did you know that you can suspend your holds so they don't become available when you're on vacation? Log in to your library account, click the holds tab, select the titles you want to suspend, click suspend and enter start and stop dates. You'll keep your position in the holds queue.

Did you know that the Library has book sales at all four locations? New items are added daily!

Buy used items for prices ranging from 25 cents to two dollars. You never need to worry about returning them.

For Preschoolers
Designed for preschoolers and children in kindergarten, Miss Humblebee's Academy teaches children all those essential skills needed for school. Can be used on smartphones and tablets too. Explore Now

Recommended Reads Lists
Have some favourite authors and need to find your next great read for the summer? Try NoveList for suggestions. Explore Now

Language Learning
Do you have foreign travel plans over the next few months? Before you go, open doors by learning some basic vocabulary. Explore Now

New Oak Ridges Library
Planning for the new Oak Ridges Library is well underway. Check the Oak Ridges Building Project page for updates. Read more
College & University Fair
Deciding what to do with your life is tough. Teens and their parents are invited to come to the Central Library Tuesday, September 27 from 6-8 pm to chat with recruiters. More Details

Entrepreneurs in Residence:
Inspirational Storytelling
Are you a new entrepreneur? Come listen to four dynamic and passionate entrepreneurs at Central Library on Thursday, September 29. More Details

Anime Club
Teen Anime fans unite! Join us at Central Thursday, September 29 from 7:45-8:45 pm for anime screenings, manga, Japanese crafts, and, of course, snacks. More Details

Appy Hour
New to technology? Drop in to the Oak Ridges Library on Monday, October 3 from 2-3 pm and share free apps and learn about new ones. More Details

Teen Friendship Club
The Teen Friendship Club provides a fun opportunity for teens with special needs to get crafty at their community library! More Details
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