Are you a Maker?
The Grimsby Public Library is looking for people who know how to create or make something... anything - and who are willing to share their passion and expertise. After all libraries are all about sharing knowledge and information - and not just through books. If you have a passion or skill that you would like to share then please let us know by filling out this quick and easy online form.
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Have your library books delivered right to your home
This Grimsby Public Library service is for home-bound users who are unable to visit the Library due to disability, illness, or frality. Staff select and deliver items to patrons once a month.
If you would like to apply for this service, please call 905.945.5142
How it Works:
The Library has purchased 10 copies of each book. A bundle with one copy of each of the 3 titles will be available for check out, and will be stored behind the Library Service Desk in GPL branded bags. These will be available for spring/summer 2015.
These bundles will circulate for three weeks and can be renewed up to 3 times but will be not be eligible for requests.
In the fall, these books will become Book Club in a Bag sets. This means, like the rest of that collection, that the 10 copies of each book will be available to book clubs to check out for 6 weeks. Learn more about Book Club in a Bag by clicking here.
At the Grimsby Public Library, we have materials and a growing array of programs to meet your needs. Having troubles reading the some of the small fonts in books these days? We have a large collection of large-print books. Search for large-print materials in our catalogue, or try CD Audiobooks and our downloadable eAudiobooks or eBooks.
Working on the family tree? Grimsby Public Library can help with licensed databases (including ancestry.ca), a growing local history collection, and knowledgeable staff to help. Your search just got easier.
Genealogy, family trees, and family history online. In-library use only - please come to the library
to use this database as it is not licensed for use at home.
Tech Savvy Office Hours
Who better to share their knowledge of technology than teens? Starting on Tuesday, October 7, drop in for some one-on-one help from our Tech Savvy teen volunteers.
This program is offered Tuesdays from 3:45 PM -4:45 PM and on Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
3D Printer Tutorials
Curious about the possibilities offered by 3D Printing Technology? We’re now offering free 15 minute 3D printing tutorials for the library’s Makerbot Replicator II 3D printer. No experience necessary! Please book in advance on your next visit or by calling 905-945-5142.
Basic Internet Sessions
The Library offers one-on-one introductory sessions for those new to the Internet. Library staff will provide you with an introduction to Internet searching and emailing.
One-on-one eBook Help
After a little coaching, you’ll soon feel confident downloading popular novels and non-fiction from our online databases.
|A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario is a resource produced by the Government of Ontario and contains a wealth of information about programs and services available to Ontario's seniors. It is produced by the Ontario Seniors' Secretariat and distributed by ServiceOntario Publications. This document can be accessed online in over a dozen languages or print copies can be ordered online or by phone. You can also borrow a copy from the library.|
We've partnered with the Ontario Government to assist with access to programs and services on the Service Ontario website.