Islamic History Month Canada

As we wrap up October, we’d like to acknowledge our Muslim Community and all they do for us locally! We’re welcoming guest blogger Iffat Farooqui, a 30-year resident of St. Thomas and a member of St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership’s...

Library Board 101: Applications Now Open!

The municipal election is over, and we look forward to working with the new council to strengthen our community! Council Committee applications are now open, and that includes our very own Library Board! The St. Thomas Public Library is governed by the St. Thomas...

Summer Reading Club 2018

Another Summer Reading Club just wrapped up and we can’t believe how fast it went! The numbers are in and it was a great summer for reading. We had so much fun with new summer programs like Community Helper Storytime, and the return of some classics from last...

New! ViewScan Microfilm Reader

Regular patrons of the George Thorman Local History room have already discovered that we have a new ViewScan microfilm reader/printer. This microfilm reader is designed in many ways to function like the old microfilm readers, so that the learning curve to use the new...

2nd Annual Seedy Saturday!

We may still be feeling the cold, but this is the time of year to start thinking about planting seeds and planning what you want to see sprouting up in your garden beds, patio containers, or kitchen windowsills. With that in mind, we held our 2nd Annual Seedy Saturday...

Digitize your Videotape Memories

Happy Family Day! Do you have old family videos kicking around on VHS tape? Wouldn’t it be nice to have these forever in a format you can view without a VCR? You can now digitize your VHS tapes at the library! We have software called Roxio that converts your old...

Online Homework Help for All Ages

Did you know that your library card allows you to access online homework help? St. Thomas Public Library subscribes to an online service called HelpNow, and that means that you have access to professional tutors, writing labs, practice tests and thousands of online...