Open the tabs below to learn about our reoccurring and unique programs! Programs are free unless otherwise noted. See tab below for a summary of the Summer Reading Club!

Upcoming Programs

Let's Talk Tech

PEPL is coming to help YOU with technology. We will be coming to Perth East community centres for a 6-part iPad tech series. 

The dates for our next session will be announced shortly. There are four rotating locations throughout the rest of the year, including Millbank, Rostock, Sebringville and Shakespeare, so choose the one that's most convenient for you! 

Please call 519-595-8395 to register. You do not have to attend all 6 sessions to sign up. 

Perth County Reads! 

Hey Perth East! A county wide book club is coming your way!

  • What is it? Libraries in the Perth County Information Network are going to be reading Cold at the exact same time! Keep your eyes peeled for events, programs and other fun things with Drew Hayden Taylor. 
  • How do I join? Read along with Perth County libraries through Libby, CELA Library, or borrow in person as well. Attend any or all of the planned programs to go alongside the book! 
  • When does it start? Right now! Borrow the book today and keep your eyes peeled for events and programs planned in the upcoming months.

Service Canada Pop-Up - New Dates!

RESCHEDULED TO Thursday, July 18th from 10am - 3pm. We are excited to announce that PEPL is having Service Canada Pop-Up's for Perth East residents! They can provide assistance 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 care plan and more! 

Please drop in for this service. There is no need to make an appointment. 

Upcoming Service Canada Pop-Ups: September 18th, October 23rd and November 13th. 


The StoryWalk is up ALL SUMMER LONG!

Mike Masse's Andy Gets Angry is located at Shakespeare Opti-Mrs Park Park (3976A Galt Street, Shakespeare), and Jen Courtney's X Marks the Spot: A Tail of Faith is located at Quinlan Park (4817 Line 46, Rostock).

A StoryWalk® is a fun and educational activity that places a children's story (literally a book taken apart) along a walking route in the community. This lets you read a story with your family while you walk! Our StoryWalk® features local authors, Mike Masse, who resides in Stratford, and Jen Courtney, who is a Listowel resident. 

Join Hayden and Sierra for a summer packed full of fun-filled programs, engaging educational activities, and reading challenges!

Special Programs!

  • July 9th 1 - 3pm - Community Helper's Day
  • July 30th 1 - 2pm - Denise Iszczuk Nature Program
  • August 17th 11am - Discovering Dinos

The weekly programming schedule includes:

  • Every Monday - Storytime & Activity at Perth East parks 11am - Noon (excluding July 1st, August 5th & 19th)
  • Every Tuesday - Craft Camp 10 - 11am & Art O'Clock 2 - 3pm (excluding July 9th for Community Helper's Day 1 -3pm & July 30th for Denise Iszczuk Nature Program 1 - 2pm)
  • Every Wednesday - Wild Wanderers 10 - 11am & Trailblazers 2 - 3pm 
  • Every Thursday - Little Learners 10:30 - 11:30am (excluding August 22nd) & Full Steam Ahead 2 - 3pm
  • Saturday Programs - July 6th 10 - 11am: Tomatosphere! - Half of these tomato seeds have been to space, let's plant them and see if we can guess which ones are astronauts based on their growth! July 13th 9 - 1pm: Stop-In Saturday: Animal Scavenger Hunt, July 20th 9:15 - 12:45pm: Escape Rooms! Please sign your team up to claim a spot. Call 519-595-8395 to register your team! July 27th 9 - 1 pm: Stop-In Saturday: Photo Booth! August 3rd 9:15 - 12:45pm: Escape Rooms! Please sign your team up to claim a spot. Call 519-595-8395 to register your team! August 10th 9 - 1pm: Stop-In Saturday: Where Do Our Ocean Friends Live? August 17th 11am: Discovering Dinos! August 24th 9-1pm: Stop-In Saturdays: Board Games!

Reading Ballots! Drop into the the library to pick up reading logs for the Summer Reading Club reading challenge. For every 10 books you read, you get a ballot for a chance to win! This year's prizes include gift cards to Fanfare Books, Pursuit Climbing, and Scooper's Ice Cream. 


Library Board Meeting: Every 2nd Tuesday - If you would like to attend a monthly library board meeting please contact Laura Bere at

Afternoon Book Club: Every 3rd Tuesday at 1-2pm - Afternoon book club features a variety of book selection and great conversation with Cindy and other book club members. Call PEPL at 519-595-8395, talk to a staff at the front desk or email us at to sign up!

Evening Book Club: Every 3rd Tuesday at 7-8pm - Evening book club also offers an array of selection and is great for people who can't make it to the library in the afternoon. Call PEPL at 519-595-8395, talk to a staff at the front desk or email us at to sign up!


Play and Learn by Early On Weekly at 9:30am-11:30am - Children birth to age 6 with their parent/caregiver: A safe play environment which allows children to explore & create with new materials, play alongside other children & learn to express their thoughts and feelings through social interactions. 


YMCA Settlement Services Every 4th Thursday of the month at 9:30am-1pm (July 25 & August 22nd) - This free service provides immigrants all the help and support they need to begin their new lives in Canada.

Baby Time by Early On Weekly at Noon-2pm - Infants birth to 12mos of age: A time for parents/caregivers to find support & encouragement from their peers and EarlyON Facilitators in a safe and welcoming environment. This program will feature an engaging circle, giving infant and adult the time to delight together and find creative ways to use songs and puppets alongside developmental milestones!