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What's On Summer 2018How-To in 10 Festival and Road Show 2018Maker Space Now OpenMay 2018 Product of the Monthkanopy streaming serviceArtfest 2018City of PickeringService OntarioLibrary Home ServiceStrategic Plan Survey 2018
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Strategic Plan Survey

We need your insight! Pickering Public Library is currently conducting a community survey and we want to hear from you. We want to reach as many people who live in Pickering as possible, whether or not you currently use the library. What we learn from this survey will help us to meet your wants, needs, and goals for the future of Pickering Public Library. Interested in taking part? Head to our Community Survey to get started.

Service Announcement - Saturday May 26

The City of Pickering will be hosting several events on Saturday May 26 and in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for all participants there will be temporary traffic management controls in place. See the following Service Announcement for details. Please Note: The Library's How-To in 10 Festival runs from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, not 10:00 am to 4:00 pm as noted in the announcement.

Service Disruption - client notifications

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our automated messages for holds and overdues. If you require assistance please contact 905-831-6265 extension 6228. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Pickering Local History Digital Collection

Pickering Local History Collection Digital Archive

Dec. 1 - The Pickering Public Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new public website which allows free access to the local history collection. View documents, images, and newspapers which tell the story of Pickering from its earliest people to today’s growing City. The collection contains books, photographs, maps, newspapers, family histories, and much more.

Please visit and bookmark the new site: Pickering Local History Collection Digital Archive

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Kanopy Video Streaming Now Live

Nov.1 - We are pleased to announce that the Pickering Public Library has recently introduced the new online video streaming service, Kanopy! Kanopy's collection includes thousands of award-winning documentaries, world cinema, and theatrical releases. You can easily share films and create clips or playlists: all you need is your Pickering Public Library card. Head to our video streaming page to check it out!

The 2018 Summer What's On!

Check Out the New Maker Space and the Award Winning TD Summer Reading Club

Pickering Library recently launched a brand new Maker Space. Visit for details. The TD Summer Reading Club is back as well as the 'Thank Goodness It's Summer (TGIS)' Challenge. June is Seniors' month and there are plenty of exciting programs planned. Look inside the online version below for all the details!

Flip through the 2018 Summer What's On below