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Diverse Voices Reading Lists
The Brockville Public Library is a safe space for everyone regardless of their race, gender, creed, or sexuality. If you’re looking to understand perspectives other than your own, we have created a reading list of diverse voices. We encourage everyone to celebrate and learn more about all the people who live in our world and […]
We are temporarily offering curbside pick up for Library items. Please visit our Curbside Pick Up page for more information and steps to use this service.
January 12, 2021 Update Taking into account the Provincial announcement, the Library will be able to continue to offer the programs and services as announced on December 29, 2020. December 29, 2020, 10am The Library will temporarily be offering: Curbside pick up for Library items. Items can be placed on hold online, by phone (613-342-3936 […]
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The Brockville Public Library (BPL) was formally established in July 1895, an out-growth of the collections and services developed by the Brockville Mechanic’s Institute.
The library was founded in 1842 with the purpose “to collect books of interest to clerks, apprentices and craftsmen; to sponsor lectures on a variety of subjects; and to conduct experiments in natural philosophy (essentially, physics and chemistry)”, wrote Canadian Historian Ian MacPherson.