Guelph Public Library

Site: East Side Branch

Service: Guelph Public Library

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-824-6220 ; 519-829-4405
Primary Contact April Norcross-Love, Branch Supervisor; Phone: 519-824-6220 ext 294; Email:
Primary Executive Steven Kraft, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-824-6220 ext 224
Description (Site) Guelph-North East
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
1 Starwood Dr
Guelph, ON N1E 0H5
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Intersection Watson Parkway N and Starwood Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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, ebook instruction 
* infant and children's programs 
* adult book club 
* quiet study area 
* after hours book drop 
* internet and WIFI access 
* calendar of events (see website or call for details) 
Extension Services provides access to library materials for Special Needs patrons.  
* Visiting Library Service: complimentary home delivery service of library materials to members with a current Guelph Public Library card who cannot visit the library due to a physical or visual infirmity, 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, Sat 9 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm 
Live Homework Help (online) 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 website or drop in 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 ; multi-lingual 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 2010
Funding City / Town
Service Categories Home Library Services ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Libraries