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February is Black History Month

posted on February 1, 2018

In 1995, February was officially declared Black History Month across Canada. Black History Month recognizes and celebrates the immeasurable accomplishments and acts of bravery of black Canadians that helped shape […]

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WPL contributes to local history book!

posted on January 23, 2018

“Triumph and Tragedy: the Welland Ship Canal” profiles the fallen workers whose lives were lost during the construction of Welland’s waterway.  Several Welland Public Library staff members contributed articles to […]

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Strengthening Families for the Future Series by John Howard Society

posted on January 15, 2018

The Welland Public Library has partnered with the John Howard Society of Niagara to offer a series of presentations designed to equip parents with tools for a better family life. […]

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January/February Boardwalk Banter Now Available!

posted on December 17, 2017

Happy New Year to you and yours! WPL is ready to launch into another exciting year full of dynamic programs, community events and outreach. Be sure to check out all […]

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New T-shirts for sale!

posted on December 16, 2017

We have brand new T-shirts for sale! T-shirts are $15 and are available in adult sizes: XS, S, M, L and XL. Available at the Main Branch and Seaway Mall […]

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Winter Program Guide 2018 Now Available!

posted on December 1, 2017

New exciting programs are coming to the Welland Public Library this winter! Check out our Winter Program Guide for programs running January – March 2018. The program guide will be […]

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Zinio is now RB Digital

posted on November 17, 2017

Zinio has merged with One Click Digital and has now become RB Digital. RB Digital will replace Zinio as one of our online databases. This resource still offers the same […]

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November/December newsletter now available!

posted on November 7, 2017

Get all of the latest news and information about events happening at the Welland Public Library! The newest issue of the Boardwalk Banter features news about upcoming events and is […]

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Welcome Vanessa!

posted on November 6, 2017

Please join us in welcoming Vanessa Szpurko. Vanessa will be temporarily taking on the role of Coordinator of Children’s and Youth Services. Vanessa was born and raised in Welland, and […]

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New Addition to the Innovation Station: USB Turntable

posted on October 27, 2017

Are your vinyl records collecting dust in the attic? You’re in luck! Welland Public Library’s latest gadget, the USB turntable, allows you to convert tracks on vinyl records to CD […]