The Red Book of Hamilton

Hamilton Public Library

Central Branch & Administration

Paul Takala, CEO & Chief Librarian
Areas Served Hamilton (City of);
HoursCentral Branch: Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm, Fri 9 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 1 pm-5 pm * Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
LanguageEnglish; Library staff may be available to converse with those who speak languages other than English.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
FeesNone
Agency Type Other Local Government
 
905-546-3200
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Address
Central Branch
55 York Blvd
Hamilton ON L8R 3K1
On bus routes
(1) KING
(2) BARTON
(4) BAYFRONT
(6) ABERDEEN
(7) LOCKE
(8) YORK
(9) ROCK GARDENS
(10) B-LINE
(51) UNIVERSITY

The public library system of the City of Hamilton. The library system is an agency of the City of Hamilton but is governed by a board of directors.

It provides a network of 21 branches and two bookmobiles that are hubs for information and culture. Services include book loan, an archive and digital collections, information and referral, and skill development, wellness, and social programs. The library branches also offer free wifi access and makerspaces.

Eligibility

Open to all

Application

See website to learn how to apply for a library card.