It’s Giving Tuesday November 28th!

We hope you will consider donating to the Rideau Lakes Public Library, and help us continue in our mission to build welcoming spaces, connect, and inspire our community.

Talk to us by contacting, by phone at 613 359 5334, or visit us in branch.

Our Elgin and South Elmsley branches are equipped with card readers for visa/debit donations, and we also accept cash and cheques.

Thank you Rideau Lakes! Happy Giving Tuesday 🙂

RLPL March 2023 Newsletter

Up from the sea, the wild north wind is blowing
Under the sky’s gray arch;
Smiling, I watch the shaken elm-boughs, knowing
It is the wind of March.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier

Keep up to date on the latest programs, events, staff picks, movie releases and more in one spot


  • Adjust your clocks! It is Daylight Savings time this month
  • Check out our March Break Events poster for your kids!
  • Seed Libraries are available at each branch, along with our B.I.G. bags
  • Afterschool Movie: register online, spaces are limited! Mar. 24th 4-5:30pm, Elgin Hall
  • The Friends of the Library present “A Man Called Otto” for the Thursday Movie Matinee, Mar. 23rd, 1-3pm, Elgin Hall
  • Craft kits will be available at every branch Mar. 10-19th while supplies last!
  • Fun Art Paint Party Workshop: make an Easter porch leaner, Mar.28th 6:30pm, Egin Hall