Enjoy the Grimsby Public Library from the comfort of your own home with our virtual programs and services. This page was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we could continue to provide you with quality library service. Get book recommendations, join discussion groups, stream live programs on a variety of different subjects and more!

Access e-books, movies, music, digital magazines and more through our online library.

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Games & Activities

Download fun games and activity sheets to print and play at home.

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Online Events

Find upcoming online events from the Grimsby Library and event recordings.

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Links for kids

Find a collection of informative resources and links to fun and cool things for kids to do from all over the Internet.

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Links for adults

Find a collection of links to helpful articles, online activities and programs for adults from all over the Internet.

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Goodreads Book Groups

Join our Goodreads discussion groups to talk about the books you read with other members.

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GPL Reading Challenge

Join the GPL Reading Challenge 2020 to read more this year. Download the form and join a discussion group.

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Historic Newspapers

Search the Grimsby Newspaper Index for birth, death and marriages from local newspapers. Find digitized copies of Grimsby Independent newspapers  1885-1949.

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Forest of Reading

Check out the nominees for this year's Forest of Reading Awards, and vote on your favourites. Now open to public due to COVID-19.

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Request a Book Match

We can try and match an e-book in cloudLibrary or Hoopla to your preferences. Jusk ask!

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Read-a-Likes

Check out book recommendations based on your favourite books, authors and genres.

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Book a Librarian

Learn how to use our online library or get basic help for your phone, tablet or computer by meeting virtually with our staff.

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