Please register for all events at 519-538-3500 or by email at
What's happening:   
image of library cardWinter Library Challenge
January - March 31
All Ages.
Grab a new bookmark each month filled with 10 library-related challenges. Each challenge you complete earns you 1 ballot. The more challenges you complete, the more ballots you can enter to win one of 3 fabulous prizes. Prizes will be drawn April 1st.

Hot Drink Station Every Thursday in February & March from 4 - 8 pm

Come in out of the cold and enjoy a hot drink.
Grab a magazine or the daily newspaper and curl up in the Reading Room for little visit.



image of bee on flower in yellowSeed Library
Opening Monday, March 4
The Meaford Public Library Seed Library is back!
Come and grab seeds or donate some you have.
Not sure how to donate seeds from plants you have grown?
Keep an eye out for a how-to guide coming 
to the seed library soon!



image of person doing yoga pose with the background a purple sunsetMeditation Mondays
Monday, March 4, 11, 18, 25
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Please register in advance.
Instructor Barbara Rosen will guide a 1-hour standing ancient Chinese Qigong practice to energize the mind, body, and spirit. After there will be a 30-minute seated meditation. Join us for one or all sessions.




image of red hand holding a person with a red rainbow arc aboveTax Q&A with United Way Bruce Grey
March 7 & 26 at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Drop in
Filing your taxes can be an overwhelming process, but it doesn’t have to be!  Drop in and talk with a Financial Literacy expert from United Way Bruce Grey and ask simple tax questions.

image of tea and dessertsAdult Lounge
Monday, March 18 from 12 pm - 5 pm
Drop-in for Ages 18+
Friends of Meaford Library Room
 Adults take over the FOML Room for the afternoon! Hang out and relax with friends. Play some board games, try a crossword, work on a puzzle, watch a movie, enjoy a coffee, and so much more!


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DIY Paper Flower Craft 
Saturday, March 23
Ages 12+  at 11 am
Please register in advance. Limited space available.
Learn how to create your very own spring-inspired paper hyacinth bouquet!


Spring into Art with Juno
Saturday, March 23
Ages 18+  at 1 pm
Please register in advance.  Limited space available.
Join local artist Juno as she inspires you to create a spring-inspired painting.  All supplies provided.


logo of Adult Learning Centre a tree on a white backgroundIn-Person Digital Skills
Tuesdays 12 to 3 pm
Please register in advance.
Stanley Knight Room

Meet weekly one-on-one with a tech professional from the Adult Learning Centre and learn how to use your device. Send an email to or call 519-538-3500 to book your 45-minute session
On-Going Services:
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YMCA Employment Services
February 13 & 27 from 2 - 4 pm in the Ontario Trillium Room
March 5 & 19 from 2 - 4 pm

Rotary Club of Meaford Room
Drop in

YMCA Employment Services can help you with career planning and development, retraining and skills upgrading, employer connections, resume writing, interview preparation, and hidden job market


image of sun and words in blue spelling Brightshores Health SystemMental Health Walk-in Support
Wednesdays  from 1 to 3 pm
Ontario Trillium Foundation Room
Walk-in for referrals, resources and/or mental health support.
Free and no appointment necessary.


image of Service Canada logoVirtual Service Canada
Wednesday, February 7 and 21 from 1-3 pm
Wednesday, March 6 and 20 from 1-3 pm
Stanley Knight Room   Drop in or by appointment.
A Service Canada representative will be available to provide advice or guidance on accessing Service Canada programs and services related to Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security.
The 30-minute virtual appointment will be held at the library. Interested individuals can book an appointment by calling 519-538-3500 or emailing


image of compass on brown background with words Life Directions under compassLife Directions Employment Agency
Thursdays throughout February from 1 to 4 pm
Wednesdays throughout March from 10 am - 5 pm
Drop in or by appointment.
Life Directions specializes in providing individualized, one-on-one employment supports to jobseekers facing barriers to employment.
Barriers might include, but are not limited to:
  • New Canadians
  • Self-disclosed or diagnosed disabilities
  • Low levels of education or literacy
  • Limited work experience
  • Poverty
  • At risk of victimization
  • Mental health challenges
  • Criminal background

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Ontario Parks Day-Use Passes for 2024
With more than 100 operating provincial parks to choose from, you can explore skiing, hiking trails and day use beaches across our beautiful Grey County and Province.  Borrow a Day Pass with your Library card and enjoy free day parking in many Ontario Provincial Parks.
Your Meaford Library card will help you get back to nature and discover your Ontario.

Rules of Use:
  • Daily Vehicle Permits can be borrowed for a maximum of 7 days; no renewals and back-to-back borrowing will be based on demand.
  • There is a limit of one pass per household.
  • Passes will only be loaned on an adult membership card in good standing.
  • Replacement fee if lost of $225.00 will apply.
  • The pass entitles day use for one personal vehicle (excluding buses) and all its occupants at many provincial parks subject to regulations.
  • Permits must be displayed on the rear-view mirror or dashboard of the vehicle while it is in a park.
    We recommend you check the Ontario Parks website for up-to-date information to plan your trip (the pass does not guarantee park entry).  Park capacity limitations as well as COVID-19 restrictions may apply, as well as park operating dates.
    Visit their Operating Dates 2024 webpage and their Day Use webpage for more information.
    Place your hold today!
    The Meaford Public Library thanks Ontario Parks for their generous sponsorship of this lending program!

image of tree on a waveGrey Sauble Conservation Parking Pass 2024 
This pass permits visitors to park at 9 Grey Sauble Conservation properties that currently have paid parking.
Grey Sauble offers this pass to help reduce barriers and encourage more people to get outside and enjoy all the benefits that being in nature provides.
The pass can be checked out for up to 3 days on an adult card in good standing.
No renewals allowed.  You can place a reserve on our catalogue.
Please display on your vehicle's rear view mirror.  Ask at the circulation desk for the pass.
Check out Grey Sauble's Explore Guide to plan your next trip to hike, bike, swim, and more!

  Monthly Programs:

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Book Clubs

The Library hosts a number of Book Clubs
Go to the Books Clubs webpage for more information.




 On-going programming:

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Chess and Checkers for all ages! 
Friends of the Meaford Library Room

Tuesdays all day
Strategize and conquer in one of the world's oldest games.
Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

Image of laptop computers Tech Centre
Do you need help with your device, computer hardware or software? Do you have any other tech questions? 
Visit us at the Tech Centre 
Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 pm in the Rotary Project Room
Book your 30 minute session by calling the Library or email  
When booking let us know your tech issue.
Many tech questions can be answered using LinkedIn Learning  An e-Resource loaded with videos and courses on many tech subjects.

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