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An open meeting on future building plans in Portland.

+VG Architects is holding an open public consultation meeting on the Portland community complex, Monday May 17th at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend via zoom.


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The Township of Rideau Lakes is also collecting input through an online survey:


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Join us on Zoom all month long for Author Talks, Youth Yoga, Story Times and now Hook’s N Books for links or more information contact lauralee@rlpl.ca.

Curbside continues at the Rideau Lakes Public Library, there are 4 options for placing holds…visit https://rideaulakeslibrary.ca/library-services/curbside-pick-up/ for ways to place a hold.

Author Talk with Shelley Ball (PhD)

The Rideau Lakes Public Library is hosting a virtual talk on Zoom with Shelley Ball (PhD), author of the newly released “Lyme Disease, Ticks and You: A Guide to Navigating Tick Bites, Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Infections.

This Zoom event will be held Wednesday May 5th at 7:00 pm.

Contact Laura Lee by email lauralee@rlpl.ca or text 613-803-7812 to join and get your name in the draw to win a copy of Shelley’s book.

Can’t make it to the Author Talk on Wednesday? Join Perth & District Union Public Library on Thursday May 6th.

Author Talk with Shelley Ball contact lauralee@rlpl.ca

Back to Curbside

We are returning to curbside pick-up service only as of Saturday, April 3 2021

  • Our curbside hours will remain the same
  • Our drop-boxes remain open
  • You will not be able to browse in the branches
  • You can place holds via your online account or contacting your local branch
  • We will quarantine returned items for a minimum 24 hour period.
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Please keep checking our website for further updates, stay safe, and have a good holiday.