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Help us keep your library a place of joyful imagination, innovation and inspiration!
Share a memory; join a conversation; take a survey; let us hear you! You are our partners for change and growth. We're excited you've joined us on this journey. Please drop in to either of our branches in Acton & Georgetown, or visit us online at hhpl.on.ca.

When you think of the word "library," what does it mean to you? What memories does it evoke? 

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  • On libraries past

    by Suzy, 5 months ago

    Quiet. Libraries were always quiet when I was young.

    I don't remember any stern librarians "shushing" us. They didn't have to. If anyone was being noisy, which was a complete rarity, all they had to do was look. When you entered the library, the atmosphere changed palpably. The silence was almost holy.

    When I was in school the libraries were the only places to study and research - there was no internet, no fax machines, and certainly no Smart phones. I sometimes wonder, if I could go back in time, what that young version of me would think of... Continue reading

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