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MPL 50th anniversary!

In 1971, Council enacted a bylaw that established a public library for the Town of Markham and brought together the libraries of Thornhill, Unionville and Markham under one organization. On July 20th we celebrated our anniversary at Thornhill Community Centre Library

Thank you for being part of our 50th year of service!

Markham Public Library Timeline of significant events

1971

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In 1971, Council enacted a bylaw that established a public library for the Town of Markham and brought together the libraries of Thornhill, Unionville and Markham under one organization.

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Stay Connected with MPL

It’s great to still feel connected while we are physically apart. That is why MPL has launched Keeping Connected - a phone check in service for our community! Sign up below for a friendly conversation with MPL staff weekly or biweekly. If you would prefer to register by telephone, please call Fred Whitmarsh at 416-450-4080. * indicates a required field
  • How often would you like to be called?
  • What time of day would you like to be called?
  • What sort of community check-in service would be helpful to you? Select all that apply.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Special Events

You might not be able to come to the library for holiday programs this year but we still have many virtual programs you can enjoy. Check out our virtual events and register now.

Human Library

Human Library - Graphic Designer

May 27th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Event
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