Please register for all events at 519-538-3500 or by email at
What's happening:   


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The Meaford Public Library
partnering with the Municipality of Meaford's Accessibility Advisory Committee
are pleased to screen the documentary
With the Wind and Wave or Vue Sur Un Périple
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Thursday, June 1 at 2 pm
Special Guest:  Anne-Marie Rocher, Producer, will introduce the film!
The movie is partially filmed in the Municipality of Meaford.
It follows John and Ginny, 
two blind people who want to continue living their passion for sport despite their disability.

Movie is 50 minutes in length and is in French with English subtitles.
Refreshments will be served!
Please register in advance by calling the Library or email



image of word spelling amazing reads canada in multi-colours on a white backgroundAmazing Reads Canada is Back for Another Summer!
Monday, May 1 to 
Saturday, September 2
Visit the library and pick up your reading passport and information sheet to begin your reading journey!
Submit your completed passport at the library to be entered for a chance to win 1 of 3 grand prizes!


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Working Lunch Mondays in May
Friends of the Meaford Library Room at 1 pm
Please register in advance.  Limited space available.
Bring your lunch and learn first-hand how to improve your business! In-Person Experts will share "real and local" practical lessons & advice while LinkedIn Learning online courses will build on the learning. In addition, everyone can network & learn from discussions with other business participants in the session. Brought to you by the Meaford Public Library and the Meaford Chamber of Commerce.
May Topics:  Search Engine Optimization & Social Media
Monday, May 1 - Building SEO--On and Off-Page Strategies with Ben Frisch of Digital Main Street
Monday, May 8 - Marketing Strategy:  SEO Content Writing
Monday, May 15 - Social Media Automation Tools and Suites
Monday, May 29 - Social Media Stories: Creative Strategies and Tips

June Topic: Marketing Strategies
Monday, June 5 - 2-Minute Tips for Marketing
Monday, June 12 - Marketing Foundations: Targeting
Monday, June 19 - Marketing Foundations:
Consumer Behaviour
Monday, June 26 - Managing Brand Reputation



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Mindful Meditation
Fridays throughout June from 10:30 to 11:30 am
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Please register in advance.  Limited space available.
Instructor Barbara Rosen will guide a 40-minute standing ancient Chinese Qigong practice to energize the mind, body, and spirit. After there will be a 20-minute seated meditation.
Join us for one or all five sessions.


image of tree with no leavesIn-Person Digital Skills
Tuesdays throughout June from 12 to 3 pm
Weston Family Foundation Room
Learn how to use your device one-on-one with a tech professional from the Adult Learning Centre.
Send an email to or call 519-538-3500
and book your 
45-minute session. Register for one or all four sessions.


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Harriet Alida Lye - Author Talk
Saturday, June 17 at 2 pm - Book is being released June 6/23!
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Please register in advance.  Limited space available.
The Meaford Public Library is pleased to present Harriet Alida Lye, author of "Let it Destroy You". Inspired by the true story of a dangerous atomic weapon and the man who designed it. It is a stunning novel of morality, creation, and loss.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event, courtesy of Jessica's Book Nook, for $24.95. Cash, debit, or credit accepted.



Bike Canada 
Event 4 Life 
Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Space is limited. Please register in advance.
In 2022 Nicki Prevost, Tim and Melanie Johns set off to travel across Canada by bicycle for their "Event for life." They travelled from Victoria to the Atlantic Ocean, 7,153 km in 78 days - giving them a new perspective of our vast county.  Join us as they share stories of their journey and how they prepared for their trip.


image of profile of hiker in mountains with sunsetWalk to Mordor
Wednesday, June 21 until Saturday, September 2
Please register to be a part of the challenge.
One does not simply walk to Mordor...alone!
Join the fellowship movement challenge!
Walk, run, bike, rollerblade.... just get moving!
Keep track of your steps or km travelled and submit them weekly to
New this year! The participant who walks the furthest will win a Middle Earth prize pack.
Let's see if we can walk
2,863 km, the distance from the Shire to Mordor!  Ramble on! 



image of blue house with white letter G inside houseFinancial Literacy with Gardhouse Financial Counsel
Thursday, June 22 and 29  at 6:30 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Please register in advance.  Limited space available.
Making your money work for you is hard. What to invest in? What do the different terms mean? How do you even start? Gardhouse Financial will answer these questions and more!
Thursday, June 22 - Traditional Investments including GICs, Bonds, Stocks, etc.
Thursday, June 29 - Alternative Investments including NFTs and cryptocurrencies.


image of logo for Grey Bruce Health Services including a silhouette of two parents and two children on white backgroundMental 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.
Contact Amy at or call 519-538-3500 ext. 1131


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Bells on Bikes 
Sunday, June 25 from 12-2 pm
Meaford Public Library Parking Lot and Inside Building
Is your bike ready for the summer? Join Hills in the library parking lot for a bike safety check, bike decorating, and a fun community bike ride challenge. Great prizes to be won!
Family-friendly event; all ages welcome! A drop-in or bike-in event!





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YMCA Employment Services
Tuesday, June 13 from 2 to 4 pm
The Stanley Knight 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 book spines in colours of rainbowRainbow Reads Book Club
Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 pm
Zoom meeting
Reading: "Can't Resist Her" by Kianna Alexander

Register in advance by calling the Library or emailing

A book club for members of Meaford's and the surrounding area’s Queer community and allies.

We will be reading titles that focus on diverse identities and express Queer joy.  Join the club virtually to comment, ask questions, and share your thoughts online.
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Virtual Consultations
with a Service Canada Representative
May 31 at 1 pm to 3 pm in the Stanley Knight Room 
June 7 and 21 at 1 pm to 3 pm in the 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    


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Photo Club  
Every Second Tuesday of Month at 6:30 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
A club to review your photos, learn more about your digital camera, discuss techniques, and enjoy the occasional field trip. 



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Ontario Parks Day-Use Passes for 2023 are Available!
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 2023 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 2023 is now available.
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 at 4 pm.
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 eResource loaded with videos and courses on many tech subjects.

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