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Posted On Thursday, December 13, 2018

VR Extendicare VisitThe Halton Hills Public Library VR Outreach Program visited Extendicare in December to bring the incredible experience to the residents. Read the full IFP article . 
The Halton Hills Public Library is also shortlisted for the Minister’s Award for Innovation alongside incredible nominees for its innovative Virtual Reality Program. Read the media release for more details .
For more details please visit our Virtual Reality page . 

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Posted On Friday, December 07, 2018

christmas-2939314_1280 With the holidays fast approaching, try not to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the malls as shoppers race to complete their gift buying. Here at the HHPL Georgetown and Acton Branches, our quiet study areas, comfy lounge chairs, free WiFi, delicious coffee and hot chocolate, mood-boosting sunlamps, toasty warm fireplaces and inspiring creativity centres, offer a great solace from the manic holiday.
Please remember, once the holiday arrives, your library has modified...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Website LaunchDecember 7, 2018 – The Halton Hills Public Library has launched its new website. The new HHPL.on.ca website has been completely reimagined, redeveloped and redesigned for a friendly, comfortable and easier user experience.
In development since May 2018, the new site features:
Resources now listed by topic
Instant and easy access to the calendar of events
A new study room booking area
New books, movies, and music, all highlighted on the homepage
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Posted On Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Sadie and FF MarkThis fall, the Halton Hills Public Library once again held its successful series of Firefighter Storytime sessions at the Acton and Georgetown Branches, as well as the Gellert Community Centre. These half hour storytime sessions are hosted by Halton Hills Firefighter Mark Burger who dedicates his time to teach and promote fire safety to young children (and their parents/guardians).
With a boisterous and bubbly persona, Mark entertains and captivates the children who watch...

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Posted On Thursday, November 01, 2018

November 1, 2018 – The Halton Hills Public Library is thrilled to be shortlisted for the Minister’s Award for Innovation alongside incredible nominees for its innovative Virtual Reality Program. This exciting program will improve the life, ability, and engagement of youth and older adult residents who wish to access digital resources.
As part of its outreach initiative, the Halton Hills Public Library launched the Virtual Reality program for individuals facing...

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