The library will remain open during the Sydney street reconstruction, however access to the adjacent municipal parking lot via Sydney street will be closed. To access the parking lot, please use George Assaly Lane from Pitt street. Exit the parking lot on Third street. The book return will remain open however you will not be able to drive your vehicle to it. Click here for map.
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INTRODUCING OUR LIBRARY OF THINGS
Beginning May 25th, you will be able to borrow things other than books or Dvds at the library. Things such as a portable sewing machine, virtual reality headset, even a mini robot ball! Borrowing is free with your Cornwall Public Library card, but some items may have a small materials fee. To find the Library of Things collection in the library catalogue simply enter the term “Library of Things” in the search screen and then select the item to reserve it. See the pamphlet here.
KEVIN SYLVESTER – AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR, BROADCASTER, TO VISIT LIBRARY
Kevin Sylvester Author Illustrator Broadcaster will visit library on June 5 for the launch of the library’s TD Summer Reading Club. Reserve the date for this epic visit from 6 to 7 p.m. Click here for more information. For the TD Summer Reading Club program guide, click here.
QUILT of BELONGING SPECIAL 20th ANNIVERSARY PRESENTATION
June 14 @ 10:30 am at CORNWALL PUBLIC LIBRARY. Revisit the rich 20-year history of the Quilt of Belonging, its worldly travels and its future. Presented by artist Esther Bryan, originator of the Quilt of Belonging. Free program, limited seating. Reserve your seat by calling the library at 613-932-4796. More information here.
CORNWALL PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING
The next meeting of the Cornwall Public Library Board of Directors will be Tuesday, April 30 at 4:45 pm in the Library Boardroom, Second Floor. The public is welcome to attend. To see the Agenda, click here.
INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE SUSPENDED AT CPL
Due to significant Ontario provincial budget cuts announced last week, Interlibrary loan service has been suspended until further notice. If you would like to voice your opinion, please contact your local MPP.
The Cornwall Public Library Board is currently recruiting for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Click here for the position profile.
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY!
National Canadian Film Day, The Taping Solution, Focus Art – Art Exhibit, CAPE (Benson Centre) and many more programs all happening at the library. Click this link for all details. Some programs required registration by phone or in person. Best of all, they are all free. Click the calendar tab above for all events.
2019-2022 Library Board Recruitment
Are you interested in applying as a volunteer director for the library board? The City of Cornwall is looking for residents to serve on the Cornwall Public Library Board of Directors for a four-year term ending November 30, 2022. To find out if you are eligible, the level of commitment, and skill sets required for the board, please click here.
To learn more, join us at the library for a drop-in information session on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Program Room 2. For more information contact: Dawn Kiddell, 613-932-4796.
Cornwall Public Library is seeking an energetic and organized Circulation Clerk for a permanent part-time public service position averaging 15 hours per week. Starting salary: $17.68 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Must be available to work evening, weekend and daytime shiftwork.
Requirements: Canadian High School Graduation diploma or equivalent; basic keyboarding and computer skills; demonstrated filing skills (Dewey and Alphabetical); excellent public service; accuracy; and attention to detail. Bilingual (English and French) an asset.
Applicants must submit a resume with cover letter, participate in a job interview, and take a skills test. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. November 25, 2018.
Click here for the full job description.
Attn: Sonja Irving
Cornwall Public Library
45 Second Street, East,
P.O. Box 939, Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 5V1