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Basic Income Guarantee Debate Video

On Monday, April 18, hundreds of interested and engaged citizens filled Wolf Performance Hall at Central Library to learn more about the concept of a Basic Income Guarantee from experts on the topic. This event was recorded in order to provide further opportunities to learn, dialogue and engage with the topic of Basic Income Guarantee. You can watch the Debate below, or find it on Vimeo here.  Learn more about Wolf Hall Debates here.

Central Library Hours Continue as 9am-5pm. Wireless Available.

Central Library's current operating hours of 9am to 5pm will continue through this week (Monday, April 25 to Saturday, April 30).  Central Library is closed on Sundays.

Our 15 Branch locations are open regular hours. Regular services are available at Central and the Branches, including wireless access, public Internet access, printing and photocopying. Please note that at Central Library, you will not be able to plug in/charge your device (laptop, phone) so you will need to bring your devices fully charged.

Daytime programs at all locations, including Volunteer Tax Clinics, will run as scheduled.  There have been changes to some evening programs at Central Library.  Details are included below.

Our telephone information line is available from 9am to 9pm, Monday through Thursday, from 9am to 6pm on Friday and from 9am to 5pm on Saturday.  Call 519-661-4600 with your questions.

EVENING PROGRAMS AT CENTRAL LIBRARY.  Some evening programs have been able to be moved to a new venue and some programs will take place as scheduled in Wolf Performance Hall (note: in these cases, Central Library will close at 5pm and parking validation will not be available).

Central evening programs:

Monday, April 25:

English Language Skills Improvement is CANCELLED.

English Conversational Circle is CANCELLED.

Socrates Cafe is CANCELLED.


Wednesday, April 27:  Jazz for the People concert is CANCELLED and will be rescheduled.

Listening and speaking for ESL learners is CANCELLED

Thursday, April 28: Literacy and basic skills is CANCELLED

Daytime programs will run as scheduled.  If you have questions about particular programs, please call our information line at 519-661-4600.

We are extremely grateful to our community partners who have generously supported their community by offering space and assistance for Central Library porgramming.

Central Library Closed Saturday, May 7

Central Library will be closed on Saturday, May 7 as we begin preparations for the Central Library Revitalization construction project.  All branch locations will be open regular hours on this date. Central Library will return to regular hours on Monday, May 9.  Sunday hours at Central Library have ended for the season.

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