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Service Announcements

Elevator at the Pickering Central Library Will Be Out of Order

Please be advised that starting Wednesday September 24th, the elevator at the Pickering Central Library will not be operational. Accommodations will be made to assist clients who need to visit the second floor of the Central Library or need staff assistance in retrieving materials from the second floor. The maintenance on the elevator is expected to take until mid November.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our clients

Construction at the Pickering Central Library

Please be advised that due to construction to the exterior of the Pickering Central Library, there will be a temporary closing of four parking spots in the turning circle of the City Hall and Central Library Monday November 3rd through to Wednesday November 5th; enough space will be left for cars to go around and use of the remaining parking spaces in the turning circle. Please consider using the the above ground municipal parking lot. During the construction excessive noise will be experienced in the Central Library for the next several weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Temporary Walkway Closure in Esplanade Park

The central walkway through Esplanade Park will be closed for repairs. Construction will commence on October 8, 2014 and be completed by November 7, 2014. The sidewalk on the Esplanade North and Esplanade South will be available for access.

Board Community Report

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Message from the Board Chair

2013 was another great year for the Pickering Public Library system. Our Library was nominated for a provincial award
for our How-to in 10 Festival and received National recognition for our Summer Reading Program. We also received local and national media attention for our innovative technology programming which included a new 3D printer. Most importantly we continued to experience high use by the community.

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Flyer for Second World War Veteran Commemoration from Corneliu Chisu MP

Do you know a living Canadian veteran of the Second World War?

From Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East,

To mark the 75th anniversary of Canada's engagement in WWII, a limited edition commemorative tribute has been created in their honour.
For more informaiton, please contact

Corneliu Chisu, MP
300 Kingston Road, Unit 4
Pickering Ontario
Phone: 416-287-0110
email: corneliu.chisu@parl.gc.ca


Afterschool Drop-In With The Youth Centre

Youth between the ages of 12-21 are invited to join staff from the Youth Centre for a fun, informative after school drop in and free food.

At the Central Library: Every Thursday afternoon from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm from September 11 to November 27 in the auditorium. Please note: October 23 is cancelled.