Please be aware of online phishing attempts impersonating Hamilton Public Library and Library Staff. HPL does not solicit paid freelance opportunities through social media or other messaging applications. HPL does not request personal or banking information through social media or require financial compensation when reviewing job applications. Please report phishing schemes to email@example.com. If you think you are a victim of fraud, please call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.
Wi-Fi Unavailable at Red Hill Branch
The Wi-Fi is not working at the Red Hill Branch. Staff is working diligently to resolve the problem.
Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
Holds Processing and Delivery Delays
Holds processing and deliveries to Branches will be delayed for the next week due to Staff capacity.
We are working to move materials as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
HPL Construction Updates
Update: July 12, 2022
Both the Terryberry and Westdale branches have now reopened. We look forward to seeing you again.
Westdale Branch Renovations
Westdale Branch closes on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 5pm for approximately three (3) months due to renovations. A new roof, HVAC system, program room flooring and shelving adjustments are being installed.
Hamilton Public Library gratefully acknowledges funding from the Ward 1 community and City of Hamilton Councillor for the program room enhancements.
During renovations, the drop box is closed. Please return library materials to any HPL branch or Bookmobile location. The closest branches are Locke (285 Locke St. S.), Central (55 York Blvd.) and Dundas (18 Ogilvie St.).
Terryberry Branch Renovations
Terryberry Branch closes on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 5pm for approximately three (3) months due to renovations. A new roof, HVAC system and windows are being installed.
During renovations, the branch drop box is closed. Please return library materials to any HPL branch or Bookmobile location. The closest branches are Turner Park (352 Rymal Rd. E.), Concession (565 Concession St.), Sherwood (467 Upper Ottawa St.) and Ancaster (300 Wilson St. E.).