Milton Public Library

Site: Main Branch

Service: Library Services

Record #: MIL0889
Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Administration 905-875-2665
TTY Phone 905-875-1550
Fax 905-875-4324
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Amrit Gill, Manager, Main Library; Phone: 905-875-2665 ext 3260; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

The Milton Public Library provides the community with materials, programs and services to support and encourage informal learning. Special emphasis is placed on providing a collection of popular materials and meeting the information needs of the public by providing a link to other sources.

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1855 - original location; 1974-2011 - 45 Bruce Street; May 2011 - present location
Primary Executive Kanta Kapoor, Interim Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-875-2665 ext 3252; Email:
Funding City / Town ; Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Library services include:

  • website 
  • information services
  • lending of books, large print materials, video games and DVDs, government documents, audiobooks, energy meters, Conservation Halton Park passes and Ontario Parks Seasonal day-use permits
  • lending of Cognitive Care Kits for individuals living with a cognitive impairment like dementia; contain up to ten unique, dementia-friendly activities such as games, workbooks, puzzles, and various prepared activities (appointment required)
  • sports equipment lending
  • downloadable digital audiobooks and e-books
  • online electronic databases of full-text journals
  • programs for adults, teens, and children from age 6 months and up
  • public computers with Internet access and office applications
  • free wireless connectivity
  • Book Clubs for adults and teens
  • business workshops offered in partnership with the Region of Halton
  • information on regional, provincial and federal subjects which include: health and social services, housing registries, treatment centres, and government services and programs
  • Region of Halton water testing drop-off site

The library catalogue is available on the web. Patrons can search, place and cancel holds, renew borrowed items and view their personal accounts. Check website for details

Designated as a local cooling centre during times of extreme heat and a warming centre during times of extreme cold

  • Mon-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm, Fri-Sun 9:30 am-5 pm
  • Library Board meets on the third Wed of the month from Sep to Jun
Areas Served Milton
Eligibility No restrictions
  • application required for library card
  • first time borrowers for 'Cognitive care kits' must schedule an appointment by emailing to meet with a dementiability-trained librarian
Languages English
  • late fees apply
  • no membership charge for people who live, work or go to school in Milton
  • all others are required to pay an annual non-resident fee
  • free, limited reciprocal borrowing privileges are available to Hamilton and Wellington County residents

Site Information

Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
1010 Main St E
Milton, ON L9T 6H7
Intersection Thompson Rd N and Main St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Computer and Internet Access ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities ; Humanities Clubs/Events ; Libraries ; Parent / Child Programs ; Public Libraries ; Recreation for Children / Families
Service Categories Cognitive/Learning Aids ~ Dementia ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Fitness Equipment and Accessories ; Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Public Wi-Fi Sites

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