Printing and Photocopying Service Unavailable at Red Hill
Printing and photocopying services are currently unavailable at the Red Hill. The estimated time of disruption is unknown. We are working to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience.
Central Library - Tax Clinic Cancellation
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the free drop-in tax preparation service clinic on Saturday, April 8 has been cancelled. Please visit hpl.ca/free-tax-service for other clinic dates. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you think you are a victim of fraud, please call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.
Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
The Telling Tales Festival
14th Annual Telling Tales FestivalSaturday September 24 and Sunday September 25 10am - 4pm Royal Botanical Gardens, Hendrie Park, Burlington, Ontario Telling Tales returns to a live and in-person festival with two fun-filled days of programming, five stages featuring your favourite authors, illustrators, and storytellers, and over 40 presenters representing the best in Canadian children’s literature and arts. This year’s festival theme is Open a Book, Open a World.
Look for Team HPL on Saturday September 24. Come create your very own comic book character and add your ideas to our collaborative community mural.
Browse, borrow, and read the literary works of the authors and illustrators before you meet them at this year’s festival.
Check out tellingtales.org for details on this year’s presenters, event schedule, reading lists and more.