Wellington County Library

Site: Harriston Branch

Service: Wellington County Library

Contact Information
Alternate Name Harriston Carnegie Library
Office Phone 519-338-2396
Fax 519-338-5139
E-Mail harristonlib@wellington.ca
Website www.wellington.ca
Primary Contact Brooke McLean, Branch Supervisor; Email: brookem@wellington.ca
Primary Executive Murray McCabe, Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-846-0918 ext 6224; Email: murraym@wellington.ca
Alternate Executive Chanda Gilpin, Assistant Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-846-0918 ext 6229; Email: chandag@wellington.ca
Site Location Harriston-Downtown
Located In Community Harriston
Address & Map
88 Mill St
Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Elora St S (Hwy 9) and Mill St
Mailing Address PO Box 130 
Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0
Accessibility Fully 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. 
* Career and Job Search Information: 2nd Chance Employment Counselling, available Tue; 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
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu 10 am-8 pm * Wed 1 pm-8 pm * Fri 10 am-6 pm * Sat 10 am-3 pm
Areas Served Minto
Eligibility Those 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.
Application Apply for a library card at any branch * bring photo ID and proof of address
Languages English
Fees None - for residents of Wellington County ; non-resident membership fee
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1908
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington
Print Material The Next Chapter - Wellington County Library Newsletter
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Performing Arts Facilities ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Libraries ; Visual Arts