3D Printing

  • 3D modelling for juniors

  • High Tech DIY Book cover.

  • 3D Printing junior book cover.

  • 3D Printing for Dummies book cover.

  • Idiots Guide to 3D Printing book cover.

  • Fabricated book cover.

  • Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing book cover.

  • 3D Printing With Autodesk 123D, Tinkercad, and Makerbot book cover.

  • Make: 3D Printing book cover.

  • 3D Printing book cover.

Summer Hours

Cartoon drawing of sun with sunglasses.All Whitby Public Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, Monday, August 3 and Monday, September 7.

The Brooklin Branch and Central Library will be open on Sundays until June 21. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

The Whitby Central Library will close at 5 p.m. on Fridays from July 3 until September 4, inclusive.

Parking Lot Maintenance - July 30 Update

UPDATE: July 30, 9:35 a.m. - the parking lot has re-opened.

Further maintenance work is taking place in the Town of Whitby municipal parking lot to the east of the library and it is closed until 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 30. 

Learn How To Camp @ Rossland

Photo of a campground in Quebec.Thinking about going camping but don't know where to start? Ontario Parks provides the knowledge you need to plan your next camping adventure! From packing checklists to directions on how to set up a tent, they will cover a range of topics to help make camping simple and fun.

Join us at the Rossland Library on Tuesday, July 21 at 6:15 PM. Please note that this is a family program and children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register online or at any library branch.

 

StoryMob at Central Library!

storymobs image.On Wednesday, August 5th, The Whitby Public Library is pleased to work with Toronto-based StoryMobs to launch the library's first StoryMob!  StoryMobs is a literary phenomenon where great children's books meet flash mobs.  Ask at the Main Floor Information Desk how you can be part of our first ever StoryMob.  This program is for all ages.  (905 668-6531 Ext. 2010)

Free Pizza at the Brooklin Branch Teen Summer Reading Challenge Kick-off

Photograph of Wii characters

Tomorrow, July 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brooklin Branch.

Teens (Grades 7-12) can kick off their summer with an hour of Mario Kart and free food!  Find out what's happening at your library this summer and register for the Summer Reading Challenge for a chance to win great prizes. Plus, pick out a free book to get your Summer reading off to a great start.

Do you think you have the skills to be our Summer Kick-off Mario Kart Champion? Stock up on those red shells and take part in the Mario Kart Wii tournament.

Start practicing now and powerslide your way to the championship to claim your title!

All necessary controllers and equipment will be provided.

Registration is required. Register online or contact any branch.

Culture in the Square

Image of shooting star.Tuesday nights are culture nights in Celebration Square at the Central Library.  The Town of Whitby brings you a variety of musical, theatrical and artistic events to entertain and engage you all summer long.  Be a part of it!  

All events start at 7:00 pm.  Thanks to Celebration Square 2015 sponsor, Menzies Chrysler.

Whitby Downtown Blues Festival

A celebration of Whitby's historic downtown is taking place Saturday, June 27 with a Downtown Blues Festival! Featuring the music of Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown, one of the longest, continuously running blues/rock bands in the world today. Special guest performances by the Joel Johnson Band and Gone Fission. The event Includes a sidewalk sale, craft brewery festival, food trucks and street vendors.

Travel Games

Kiss the road trip blues good-bye with these fun travel games books.  These engaging and creative activities will make travel enjoyable and entertaining for the whole family.    

           52 Fun things to do in the car.               cover of Car Games.                                Cover of Great games for kids on the go.

Free Film Night Awards at Central

Picture of film reel,popcorn, directors cut board.And the winner is...

This year's winners were announced at our Free FIlm Night and Awards Party last Thursday. Saving Mr. Banks took home the Best Actress Award, Emma Thompson and Best Actor, Tom Hanks. The favorite film of the season was The Hundred Foot Journey starring Helen Mirren. Be sure to join us in September when Free Film Night at Central resumes for a new season of great films. Registration is required. Check website for updates.

Diversity Forum on Elder Abuse

Whitby Ethno-cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee logo.The Ethno-cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee and Whitby Public Library are hosting a forum on Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Central Libray. A panel of four specialists, including representatives from Durham Regional PoliceWhitby Seniors’ Services and Elder Abuse Ontario will be sharing their knowledge and answering questions on this important topic. Register online or at any branch.