Deep River Public Library

Library programs

Authors in deep

In collaboration with author Margaret Macpherson, join us at the Deep River Public Library for a series of book readings, inspiring Q&A sessions, a writer’s workshop, and book signings with fascinating Canadian Authors, such as:
– Elizabeth Haynes
– Judy Millar
– Robert Bockstael
– Carol Vandenengel & Glenn Green
– Margaret Macpherson
– Louise Ells
Free event(s) 6:30-8:00 pm
Deep River Public Library Program Room
Funded in part by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Writer’s Union of Canada.


More Information

for more information, check our events calendar, email or like our Facebook event.

Summer Lending Hub

In partnership with The Town of Deep River, we offer a variety of summer equipment to borrow for a six day loan period. Items available to borrow include stand up paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, water mats, children’s scooters and golf clubs. Items go out on Thursday and must be returned by 7pm on Tuesday. Some of the larger equipment is stored at the Deep River Marina and marina staff are available from 9am-8pm daily to lock and unlock items. All items must be booked and checked out through the library before being picked up at the Marina.

Weekly, June-September

More Information

For more information or to book your item call us at 613-584-4244.

For further information, or to print a waiver, visit The Town of Deep River.

Writers Unite!

Are you a local writer or poet, beginner, aspirational or published, or someone who simply enjoys playing with words?

If so, we invite you to WRITER’S UNITE, a creative writing group to gather for an informal chat with other like-minded folk.

We are hoping to establish a community-based group that offers regular opportunities to share writing experiences, test ideas, get feedback, discuss competitions and submissions, and support each other in developing writing confidence & INSPIRATION!

Monthly meeting

More Information

For more information email or call us at 613-584-4244.

Check our events calendar for meeting dates and times!

Arts open Mic Night & Coffeehouse

Perform your art and explore the art of those in our community!
Open to poets, comedians, storytellers, writers, spoken word artists, visual artists, dancers, vocalists, musicians, and anyone who wants to perform their art for others to enjoy.
All genres & mediums are welcome.

Monthly Meeting

More Information

For more information email or call us at 613-584-4244.

Check our events calendar for meeting dates and times!

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Non-fiction addiction book club

The Deep River Public Library’s newest book club for the non-fiction lovers!
From memoir to philosophy, historical, biography or how-to, we explore books with stories from the real world and learn new things together!
Non-Fiction Addiction meets at the library on or around the 15th of every month to discuss the book. Members who join our Facebook group, please comment on the pinned post OR email to ensure you are on the list for book ordering.
Members will have a book ordered for them every month through Interlibrary Loan, for pick-up at the library every mid-month (on or around the 15th). You just need a library card!


More Information

for more information email and join our Facebook group.

non-fiction addiction


Roads to book clubs are paved with best intentions! Read along (or don’t) and join us via zoom on the last Friday of each month to chat.
Books are circulated around the 1st of each month, and are available for a month-long loan period.

Last Friday of the Month

More Information

for more information email and join our Facebook group.

best intentions

Home delivery services

We deliver! Contact the library to place items on hold and to arrange for home delivery.


To learn more, or to place an order email

or call 613 584-4244

illustration of a teal station wagon with two large books strapped to the roof

The DRPL Craftbox

Connect with creative and inspiring members of the community online; Share and learn from one another.

Weekly ‘show and tell Tuesday’ posts, group projects, and book and film recommendations will keep your creative juices flowing.

Coming Soon:

Monthly in person show and tell/crafting circle

Fall/Winter workshop series

Walking Scrabble
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