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
2013 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 27
September 28 October 26 November 23

Library Board Minutes – are posted here meeting minutes

Library Annual Report 2016

 Library Staff:

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

library staff photo