Registered Name: Markham Public Library Board

Business Number: 108128034RR0001

Our Mission

Our Vision:

The Place where Markham's communities come together to imagine, create, learn and grow.

Our Mission:

We are your public library providing everyone in the community the opportunity for success.

Our resources, staff, programs and spaces enrich the lives of everyone in Markham.  

The library engages with the community to read, study, play, explore ideas, express their creativity and connect with each other. 

We help people build the life and vibrant community they desire. 


Library services are delivered through 7 branches and a virtual branch rich in digital content. Our branches provide meeting, children and study spaces, safe teen areas, public computers, programs, and over 750,000 library items. In 2016, we had 4.7 million in-branch and online visits that accounted for close to 5 million books, movies and music being borrowed and 158,115 people took part in our library programs.

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