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A Note to Users

As in a library of books there are always problems. Sometimes materials get damaged and need to be repaired. Some time the library just doesn't have your favourite books or sufficient material on topics that interest you. Please don't just go away disappointed or frustrated. Tell us what you are thinking and perhaps we can respond. We welcome your e-mail.

The Hamilton / Burlington Area

The PresbyKirk Library belongs to the border less world of the Internet. However, our physical base is in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. We are proud of our community and interested in sharing its beauty and accomplishments with the world. This section of the library is devoted to Internet resources related to our immediate community. We hope that you find it both interesting and useful.

Local Government and Community Service Web Sites
City of Burlington
City of Hamilton / Region of Hamilton-Wentworth Maps, information, photos.
Map Hamilton Maps and Aerial Photographs of Hamilton.
Community Information Service Find that community of government service you need.
Inform Hamilton A database of community services in Hamilton.
Hamilton Academy of Medicine Medical doctors (including those taking new patients).
The Hamilton Community Foundation
Hamilton Police Department
The Hamilton Round Table on Poverty Reduction
Hamilton Port Authority Information and maps related to shipping and the Hamilton harbour.
Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
City Kidz (Hamilton)
Co-Ordinated Access for Child Care Child care and day care services in Hamilton.
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation Hamilton Civic hospitals.
St. Joseph's Healthcare
Canada Centre for Inland Waters Environment Canada's Research Institute.
Burlington Chamber of Commerce
Hamilton and District Chamber of Commerce
Volunteer Hamilton
Hamilton/Burlington S.P.C.A.
Neighbour to Neighbour
Wesley Urban Ministries

Local Recreational and Entertainment Web Sites
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Chiefswood National Historic Site
Hamilton - The City of Waterfalls Maps and photos of over 60 waterfalls in the area.
HECFI Hamilton Entertainment and Convention Facilities, Inc.
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington.
Royal Botanical Gardens
African Lion Safari
The Killman Zoo
Hamilton Tiger Cats
Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum
Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Team
Hamilton Conservation Authority
Hamilton-Wentworth Area Scouting
Hamilton Waterfront Trust Information about harbour tours.
Haldimand County Leisure Link Recreational options in Haldimand County.
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
Tourism Hamilton

Art and Culture
Art Gallery of Hamilton
The Art Bus (The Pearl Company) This is the best way to explore the arts scene in Hamilton.
The Arts Council of Hamilton
Burlington Art Centre
Carnegie Gallery Dundas.
Conrad Furey Gallery
Hamilton Arts and Letters An online magazine.
Hamilton Place Theatre Ronald V. Joyce Centre for the Performing Arts
Gallery on the Bay
Hamilton All Star Jazz Band
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra
Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
James North Art Crawl The second Friday of every month.
The McMaster Gallery, Dundas
The Pearl Company
Theatre Aquarius The Dofasco Centre for the Performing Arts
Women's Art Association of Hamilton
TheZine Arts, music and events covering the Golden Horseshoe


Educational Institutions and Resources
Chedoke Falls, Hamilton, Ontario. Community Information Service
Burlington Public Library
Hamilton Public Library
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic School Board
Halton District School Board
McMaster University
Mohawk College
Redeemer University College
Hamilton District Christian High School
Hillfield Strathallen College
Calvin Christian School, Hamilton



Parks, Conservation Areas and Hiking Trails
National Parks of Canada
Ontario Provincial Parks
The Ontario Greenbelt
Niagara Escarpment Commission
Conservation Halton
Grand River Conservaion Authority
Hamilton Conservation Authority
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
Friends of the Eramosa Karst
Hike Ontario The voice of hikers and walkers in Ontario.
Trans Canada Trail
Oak Ridges Trail
Bruce Trail Association
Hamilton to Brantford Rail Trail


Hamilton Area Fairs and Festivals
Ancaster Fair (September)
Binbrook Fair (September)
Dundas International Buskerfest (June)
Rockton World's Fair (October)
Winona Peach Festival (August)
Niagara Wine Festival (September)

Hamilton Media
The Hamilton Spectator
CHCH TV
820 CHAM Radio
900 CHML - Hometown Radio
1150 CKOC Radio - Oldies
The Wave 94.7 FM Radio - Smooth Jazz

Public Transit and Transportation Web Sites
Hamilton Street Railway
Go Transit
Via Rail
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Official Site.
WestJet Airlines.
Ministry of Transport Traveller's Road Information Portal for Ontario.




Hamilton and Area Historical Sites
Archaeological Services, Inc.
Battlefield House Museum The Battle of Stoney Creek National Historic Site.
HMCS Haida HMCS Haida is berthed in Hamilton and is open to the public.
The Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society
Hamilton Mountain
Hamilton Mountain Heritage Society
Historical Perceptions
Vintage Postcards of Hamilton
Westfield Heritage Village (Rockton, Ontario)



New additions to our link lists are marked with a symbol that will remain in place for about 30 days. This will both assist regular users to spot new entries quickly and also allow those maintaining the site to see at a glance how much new material is being provided for users.

Photo credits this page: All unidentified images are believed to be in the public domain.

The PresbyKirk Library is the creation of Robert J. Bernhardt.