Please register for all events at 519-538-3500 or by email at

The Meaford Public Library hosts many activities - most are free of charge.  

What's happening: 

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Download the July Events Calendar


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Amazing Reads Canada
Until Saturday, September 4

Pick up your passport and read your way across Canada. Each province/territory will feature a book to read or a Canadian author challenge. To learn more, pick up an information package at the library’s front desk.

Great prizes to be won! 

Download a digital copy of the Amazing Reads Canada passport here


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Walk the Length of the Pacific Crest Trail
Until Tuesday, August 31

Join our community walking challenge!

Borrow a pedometer from the library, use your own step-counter, or download a step-counter app on your phone and keep track of your steps. Together we will try to walk 4,270 km - the distance from near Campo, California, a small town near the Mexican border, to British Columbia’s Manning Provincial Park.

Submit your weekly step total to


Logo of the Municipality of MeafordViews of Meaford Photo Contest
Tuesday, August 3 to Friday, October 8

The Municipality of Meaford and the Meaford Public Library are hosting the eighth annual photo contest.
Enter your best images of Meaford in one of five categories:

· Active People of Meaford
· Local History
· Pets and Wildlife
· Rural Settlements
· Seasons of Meaford

Open to professional and amateur photographers. There is no entry fee - enter as often as you like.
Great prizes to be won!
Submit entries to


Image of purple piggy bank and calculator10 Steps to Retire Without Debt
Thursday, August 5  at 6 pm Zoom Event

Is Freedom 55 still a realistic goal? Perhaps Freedom 65 or 70 is more realistic. In this webinar, you will learn how to: identify the reasons why more Canadians are retiring with debt, describe why retiring with debt is so challenging, identify the sources of income you will have in retirement and more.

Please register in advance at
We will email the link to join the Zoom discussion.


Weekly programs

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Book Challenge
Mondays on Social Media

Each week the library will feature a different book challenge on Facebook and Twitter. Take part by sharing in the comments. 



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Kahoot! Trivia
Thursdays beginning at 6 pm and closing at 10 pm

Accessed through the Meaford Public Library’s Facebook and Twitter page.

Test your knowledge with online trivia! Trivia will include three rounds of ten questions. 
Questions will include local and general knowledge. 
Play it each week for a chance to make it onto the podium!

Brought to you by the Meaford Public Library and the 

Friends of Meaford Library.

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Monthly Programs

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The Brown Bag Book Club - Third Thursday of the Month
Looking for some company at lunchtime? Bring your lunch and enjoy a casual book discussion. Meetings are held monthly every 3rd Thursday in the Library.  The library will provide a new book each month. Free of charge.



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Photography Club - Postponed until further notice 

A club to review your photos, learn more about your digital camera, discuss techniques, and enjoy the occasional field trip.




On-going programming:

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Colouring page drop-in - Postponed
Show your creativity and relieve stress
Drop in anytime during library hours.



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Chess for adults - Postponed 

Thursdays at 5 pm
Strategize and conquer in one of the world's oldest games.




Image of laptop computers Tech Centre - Back on July 5   
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

Due to COVID an appointment is required

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 eResource loaded with videos and courses on many tech subjects.

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