Advancement of Knowledge
Strengthening our Community
Extended Library Hours
Now open until 3:00pm on Saturdays for 2020
Hastings Highlands Public Library is an Accredited Ontario Public Library and strives to inspire lifelong learning, to advance knowledge and to strengthen our community.
Hastings Highlands Public Library loans books, magazines, DVDs, audio books and large print books for all ages.
OverDrive has access to all of the libraries that are apart of the Southern Ontario Library Services. You can access ebooks and audiobooks via your library card. Click the image to go to Overdrive website. Have Apple products? Use Libby
Looking to meet new people? Want to learn something new? We have multiple community-run groups from sewing, to bridge playing to book group.
Looking for a specific book that we don't have in our collection? Ask about Interlibrary Loans.
Importance of Rural Libraries
Public libraries have become more than just places to borrow books. They also provide inviting places for people to gather or pursue their interests and goals and they offer programs and spaces for recreation and cultural activities as well as learning and personal development.
Guylaine Beaudry et al., “The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory”