Outreach

Visits to Preschools and Schools | Shut-In Service | Extension Services | Speakers’ Corner

The Library Comes to You!

The Welland Public Library is committed to providing off-site delivery and promotion of library materials and services to under-served customers and those unable to use library services in the traditional manner to encourage literacy, joy of reading and increase the prominence of the library in the community.

Visits to Preschools and Schools

We can visit you at your location! Share our enthusiasm for reading and books as we describe a variety of books for different age groups and interests. Find out about specific library programs by having a staff member visit you or having a deposit collection of books delivered on a regular basis throughout the year.

For more information please call the Children’s Services Information Desk at 905-734-6210, ext. 2522.

Shut-In Service

When you are unable to visit the Library, we will visit you . A library volunteer can deliver reading materials to you on a monthly basis.

How to Become a Shut-In Borrower

To qualify for this service you are:

  • A resident of the City of Welland
  • Unable to use the library because of ill health, or a visual or physical disability
  • Require the service for a minimum of three months

If you are interested in receiving this service, please call 905-734-6210 ext. 2505 or email (info null@null welland NULL.library NULL.on NULL.ca) us.

Extension Services

We offer a convenient service to our readers who live in Senior Citizens’ and Nursing Homes.  A selction of regular and large print books are delivered as a deposit collection on a regular basis throughout the year for residents to borrow.

Speakers’ Corner

Library staff are available to talk to groups and organizations about the following topics:

  • How the Library can come to you – Outreach Services
  • The Library – great value for you
  • What’s new in children’s books
  • Your baby needs books
  • Library Programs and Services
  • How to use library resources.

Please contact the Library for more information: Contact: Qingyi (Ken) Su, Manager of Public Services 905-734-6210 ext. 2502.