Download the 2019 Annual Report and 2019 Chatham-Kent Public Library Audited Financial Statements

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  • Book Bash Canadian Children's Literature Festival hosted 668 students, 680 community members and brought together 25 community partners. 
  • Community Navigators supported 1,448 people and resolved 1,875 issues. 
  • 2019 CK Reads title "City of the Lost" by Kelley Armstrong had 530 readers and brought 75 people to the author's feature event. 
  • 720 residents were served at CKPL's Low-Income Tax Clinics in 2019. 
  • Fines Free TD Summer Reading Club waived $5,447.00 in fines and aided 2,730 kids who borrowed 66,000 items over the summer! 
  • "Food for Fines" brought patrons back by waiving $3,232.47 in fines and collecting 1,433 food items for local food banks. 
  • CKPL Grows! Seed Library circulated 4,321 packages of seeds to CK residents. 

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