Welcome to the West Grey Public Library
Located in the heart of Grey County, our four locations are at your service. Once you have your library card the possibilities are endless! Use your library card at any of our buildings in Durham, Elmwood, Neustadt and Ayton!
This Week August 15-19...at the Library
Tuesday, August 22 - Ayton - Knitting Club @ 1:30pm & Adventure Club @ 2pm
Wednesday, August 23 - Durham - Story Time @ 10am, Adventure Club @ 2pm
Thursday, August 24 - Neustadt - Adventure Club @ 1pm
& Eve Book Club @ 5:30pm
Elmwood - Adventure Club @ 3pm
Friday, August 25 - Durham - Story Walk @ 10:30am, Knitting @ 1:30pm and CanadaCraft @ 3pm
Saturday, August 26 - Durham - Tech Training - 12:30-2:30
Current & Upcoming Events
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News at Your Library
Travelling Librarian Heads To The Nation's Capital Next
August 2, 2017 (Durham) The West Grey Public Library is losing Kendra Hawley to her next adventure. The Children’s and Youth Services librarian has been offered a position in Ottawa, as a “document testing and transcription officer”, starting in late August.
Kendra has been a favourite staff member at the library since she started in 2010, after graduating as a library technician from Algonquin College. The eldest of 6 and homeschooled, Kendra’s family travelled extensively as she was growing up: notably to Haiti and Pennsylvania, before settling on a farm outside Feversham.
Local History In 10 Pages
We are fortunate to live in a time when history has jumped out of the printed page and appears before us – in movies, historic interpretation centers, re-enactments and so on. These dramatizations bring us into the time period and help us feel as citizens then felt. But sometimes it’s good to dip into the past in other ways, with artifacts and records of the time.
At the Durham branch of West Grey Public Library, a temporary display on 10 boards conveys a remarkable amount of information, from local dams and small businesses, to celebrations and newspaper ads. Read more...