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.

Elevator Down for Service

The elevator at the Central Library is out of commission while service work is conducted. We expect that it will remain out of service for part of this week. Watch this space and Twitter (@whitbylibrary) for updates.

If you require assistance getting materials from the second floor, please let staff at the Borrower Services Desk know and we will retrieve the items for you.

The Brooklin Branch is open to serve you and the Rossland Branch will re-open on Tuesday.

 

 

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

Please be advised that the Town of Whitby will be performing maintenance on the main (east) parking lot at the Central Library on the morning of Monday, July 27. Parking spaces may be limited. The work is expected to be completed by July 28. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates.

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.