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Community Events Calendar

Stay Connected. Check out the Township of Perth East Community Events Calendar for more events or Subscribe to their Community Calendar Newsletter.


Conestoga Career Centre

The Career Centre at Conestoga is your one stop for personalized career support. Conestoga Career Centre comes to PEPL, all you have to do is make an appointment!

To contact Jay Bodrag or make an appointment, their email is jbodrog@conestogac.on.ca and phone number 519-271-5700.

As of April 1st, Conestoga Career Centre will no longer be acting as a Bruce-Grey-Huron-Perth Employment Service Provider and will instead by focusing on student and community needs for their organization. Beginning in April, if you are in need of employment services, The Centre for Employment & Learning is available to you. 

The Perth County locations for The Centre for Employment & Learning are: Listowel (519-291-9453) or Stratford (519-271-4896).


Service Canada Pop-Up's

We're excited to announce a new partnership we're offering throughout April, May and June! Service Canada is coming to your library to provide a "pop-up" Service Canada site at PEPL. They can help with getting people social insurance numbers, setting up pension/old age security, assisting with employment insurance, helping people get set up with the new Canadian dental plan plus more! They are not able to process passport applications but they can offer information on the process.  

You can drop-in to access this service:

  • Wednesday, April 10th 10am - 3pm
  • Wednesday, May 22nd 10am - 3pm
  • Wednesday, June 12th 10am - 1pm

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March 8th 2024 Edition


YMCA Newcomer Services

Lily Yin from YMCA Settlement Services will be here, at PEPL, every 4th Thursday of the Month from 9:30-1pm (January 25th, February 22nd, March 28th, April 25th). 

As a primary settlement agency serving Stratford Perth County, Kitchener Waterloo and Cambridge, YMCA of Three Rivers - Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers. Through the YMCA Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP), our Settlement Workers continue to support newcomer and immigrant needs. Our Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources, and much more. Through our collaboration with Perth East Public Library, together we are working to foster a smooth transition into the Perth County Community. 

Services Offered: Virtual, over the phone and in person settlement support to newcomers, LSP Staff provide orientation to Library Services and referrals 

Contact Information: Lily Yin, LSP Settlement Worker, lily.yin@ytr.ymca.ca or 548-255-1239 

Visit YMCA of Three Rivers website or social media at Facebook and Twitter for more information. The Library Settlement Partnership program is a partnership of Perth East Public Library, the YMCA’s Immigrant Services Program, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).