The Hanover Public Library has been serving the community since 1906. We are a Carnegie library, serving our community since 1912. The Library, Town Hall and Civic Theatre was renovated in 1995 to become the Civic Centre we know today. Hanover Library has something for everyone, join today!
In accordance with the Ontario Public Libraries Act, the library is governed by a volunteer Library Board, and funded by the Town of Hanover with support from the Province of Ontario.
Our Vision: Your library, your destination to discover and uncover life’s possibilities.
Our Mission Statement:
To be a welcoming upbeat community hub, enhancing the quality of life for all, empowering everyone to reach their potential through access to resources and activities for relaxation and lifelong learning.
Our 5 Year Strategic Plan
Hanover Public Library Board Members
|Debera Flynn (Interm Chair)||Brenda Booth (Vice-Chair)|
|Ed Peppler||Steve Fitzsimmons (Council Appointee)|
|Susan Sakal||Terry Leis|
|Edwin Haas||Jeanne Lisenchuk|
|Jenn Hillier||Brenda Booth|
Meetings of the Library Board
Regular meetings take place on the 4th Thursday of the month, at 6 pm. Meetings are open to the public. Please let the Chief Librarian know if you would like to attend. Agenda and reports are available on request at the library the week of the meeting.
2017 Regular Board Meeting dates:
|January 26||February 23||March 23||April 27||May 25|
|June 22||July /Aug TBA||September 28||October 26||November 23|
Library Board Minutes – are posted here meeting minutes.
Agnes Rivers-Moore, CEO/Chief Librarian
Norma: Collection development for adults; Interlibrary loan; library promotion; events and programs for adults; exam proctoring
Lauren: Technology Specialist; eBooks and audiobooks; social media manager; periodical collections; local hisotry and genealogy
Christine: Children and Youth Services Librarian
Emma: Administrative Assistant; Customer Service Supervisor
Espe, Carol, Peggy and Rose: Customer Service Assistants
David, Ayden and Dilsha : Library Pages