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Huntsville Public Library
7 Minerva Street East, Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W4

Phone: 705-789-5232

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A Visit Will Get You Thinking  

Ontario Public Library Week

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians' lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 15 to 21, 2017.

Join us during the month of October for a variety of great programs and contests for everyone!

How-To in 10 Festival

How to in 10 festival logo

Love to learn new things, but never seem to have the time? The How-To-In-10 Festival is intended to make learning new and interesting skills fun, easy, free and convenient!

Local organizations and businesses will be set up around the Library for you to explore, and each will help you learn a new skill in under 10 minutes. A great new twist on learning in the Library!

October 21 at 12:00 - 3:00 PM 
Library & Annex | Free

 Youth Tech Extravaganza

Youth Tech ExtravaganzaVisit your Library for the 3rd Annual Youth Tech Extravaganza! Try out tech gadgets like: Ozobots, Little Bits, Google Cardboard Glasses, Cubelets and more! Watch the 3D Printer in action and get a photo with the Green Screen. On site will be the Huntsville Highschool Hoya Robotics team and the Library's First Lego League Robotics Team, showing off their robots. Find out what you can do at your library and learn about tech in our community.

Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00 - 8:00 PM All ages welcome!



#GetTheCard Contest

Get the CardUse your library cards to create an eye-catching photo and tell us how you use your library card. Submit your photo on your Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account using #GetTheCard.

Here's How You Can Enter:
1. Gather your library card(s) and take a photo with them.
2. Tell us how you use your library card.
3. Share your photo on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using the hashtag

You Could Win:
. Forest of Reading Award nominee book set (approx. $200 value)
. An e-reader for yourself and for your library (approx. $270 value)
. A prize pack from The Library Marketplace (approx. $200 value)

Contest runs from October 12, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. EST to October 21, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Scruffy Card Contest

Scruffy Card


Do you have a well-loved library card that's looking a little tired? Trade your old card in for a new one during Ontario Public Library Week for a chance to win a prize during our Scruffy Card Contest.



Food For Fines

Food For Fines



Bring your non-perishable food items to the library during Ontario Public Library Week and we will donate the items to the Table Food Bank. If you have fines on your card, we will lower them by $2 for every item you donate.





Storytimes with Special Guests

Fire Prevention WeekFire Prevention Week

Come to our Storytime during Fire Prevention Week for a visit with Mike Vadlja - Fire Prevention Officer. The Fire Truck will be on site at the Library!

Thursday October 12 at 11:00 - 11:45 AM




MayorStorytime with the Mayor

Join us for a special Storytime with Mayor Scott Aitchison! He will share some of his favourite stories with us.

Thursday October 19 at 11:00 - 11:45 AM