Wellington County Library

Site: Harriston Branch

Service: Wellington County Library

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Record #: GUE0219 Last Modified: 19 May 2015 Last Full Update: 11 Nov 2014
Contact Information
Alternate NameHarriston Carnegie Library
Office Phone519-338-2396
Primary ContactBrooke McLean, Branch Supervisor; Email: brookem@wellington.ca
Primary ExecutiveMurray McCabe, Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-846-0918 ext 6224; Email: murraym@wellington.ca
Alternate ExecutiveChanda Gilpin, Assistant Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-846-0918 ext 6229; Email: chandag@wellington.ca
Site LocationHarriston-Downtown
Located In CommunityHarriston
Address & Map
88 Mill St
Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0
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IntersectionElora St S (Hwy 9) and Mill St
Mailing AddressPO Box 130 
Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; * elevator * ZoomText magnifier/reader available
Description & Services
Description (Service)Wellington County Library system consists of 14 branches located in communities throughout the County. 
* library cards obtained through any branch 
* all branches connected by online library catalogue  
* access to electronic resources by title/subject  
* downloadable audiobooks/eBooks  
* public access computers - visit or call for appointment 
Various programs offered for adults, teens and children; see online calendar for complete listings.
Sup. Description* Career and Job Search Information: 2nd Chance Employment Counselling, available Tuesdays; call 1-800-478-0961 or 519-843-5513 to book an appointment  
* Minto Arts Gallery: nonprofit, volunteer-run art gallery on upper floor of Library 
* Basement Cafe: venue for performing arts (basement of Library), sponsored by Minto Arts Council 
* Harriston Historical Society: nonprofit, volunteer-run historical gallery on upper floor of Library
HoursMon, Tue, Thu 10am - 8pm * Wed 1 pm-8pm * Fri 10am-6pm * Sat 10am-3pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedMinto
EligibilityThose who do not live in Wellington County or pay taxes to the County may use any Library branch but must pay a non-resident fee for a library card (currently $120 per family). Students who attend a school within the County, but who may not live within its boundaries, are exempt from this fee.
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
FundingRegional / Municipal - County of Wellington
Print MaterialThe Next Chapter - Wellington County Library Newsletter
Service CategoriesCareer Counselling ; Performing Arts Facilities ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Libraries ; Visual Arts