Guelph Public Library

Site: West End Branch

Service: Guelph Public Library

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-824-6220 ; 519-829-4403
Fax 519-824-8342
Primary Contact Chris Raso, Branch Supervisor; Email:
Primary Executive Steven Kraft, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-824-6220 ext 224
Description (Site) Located in West End Community Centre
Site Location Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
21 Imperial Rd S
Guelph, ON N1K 1X3
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Intersection Imperial Rd S and Paisley Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - 12 accessible parking spots in front lot
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides lifelong learning opportunities and assists the public to access library resources, including print and non-print collections of materials in order to meet informational and reading needs of patrons. Services include:
* information and reference services
* internet assistance for seniors, e-book instruction
* children's programs
* adult book club
* internet workstations, WIFI
* calendar of events (see website or call for details)

Extension Services provides access to library materials for Special Needs patrons:
Visiting Library Services: complimentary home delivery service of library books to those adult card holders who cannot visit the library because of a physical or mental infirmity or advanced age or long-term illness

Talking Books: audiobooks in various formats available for members unable to use regular print due to blindness or a visual, physical or reading disability Live Homework Help: online tutoring service featuring expert tutors from across North America. This free service allows students from Kindergarten through early university and college years, and adult learners, to connect to tutors for one-to-one homework help sessions
**Help is available in math, science, social studies and English
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-8 pm * Fri 9 am-9 pm * Sat 9 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm 
**Book drop available during West End Community Centre open hours Live Homework Help: Mon-Sun 12 noon-12 midnight
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Guelph Public Library card is needed for borrowing privileges, access to online tutoring program (Live Homework Help) and other services. Residents of Cambridge and Wellington County may obtain a free Reciprocal Borrowing Membership. 
**Library cards are available for a fee to other non-residents 
Talking Books are restricted, due to copyright by the producers, to those persons who qualify for this service.
Application Call, visit the website, or drop into the branch for information. Identification and proof of address required for all memberships. Bookmobile inquiries should be directed to Bullfrog Mall Branch at 519-829-4401.
Languages English ; multilingual website
Fees Membership - fee for ineligible non-residents only: family membership - $50 / six months, $100 / 12 months ; None - for residents of Guelph and eligible non-residents
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Funding City / Town
Service Categories Home Library Services ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Libraries