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The world showcased at the Library


Seven world countries and several local social agencies lined the library’s Hubsher Gallery with kiosks on Thursday, September 25 as the library hosted its second annual Multicultural Show. Representatives from countries such as Egypt, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Cuba, Pakistan and Japan were on hand in celebration of the various ethnicities we have in our country and specifically in our own city. 


Click here to read more here and for pictures.




Meet the Candidates at the Library


Cornwall Public Library is hosting a Meet the Municipal Candidates event at the library on Monday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. 


All candidates will be given two minutes to present their general platform and an additional minute to answer a question, which has been drawn at random, pertaining to Arts and Culture. The event will be held in the Library’s Kinsmen Reading Area on the main floor.


Free evening parking is available in the municipal parking lot directly behind the library and a bus stop at the front door.


 Everyone is welcome to attend.





Powering Your Transformation With Quantum Magic.


Beginning Oct. 7 @ 6:30 pm.

Sign up now for this three week course at the information desk or by phone at 613-932-4796. Click here for more information and poster.






The Friends of the Cornwall Public Library are having their annual Giant Used Book Sale Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25. Loads of bargains. Fill up your bag of books for $2. 9:30 am to 5:00 pm both days.





DUE DATE: Thursday, September 25 @ 6:30 pm. & Friday, September 26 @ 2:00 pm - Audience: 14a


New movies will be added soon. Check here often.

Ebooks in French


We've added a new collection to our electronic resources, with the help of SOLS (Southern Ontario Library Service).




Mabiblionumérique has more than 1000 French-language eBooks to chose from and is compatible with most devices. The collection is a mix of popular fiction, non-fiction and children's books.