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All Branches of West Lincoln Public Library will be closed up to and including April 5th in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. March Break Programs have been cancelled. Township Media Release.

All Branches of West Lincoln Public Library will be closed up to and including April 5th in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. March Break Programs have been cancelled. See the full Township of West Lincoln Media Release below.

Township of West Lincoln MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release: March 13, 2020

Township closes Facilities in response to COVID-19 concerns

West Lincoln, Ont. – March 13th – On Friday, March 13, the Township partially activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, moving forward on the best measures to protect the health of the public and staff.

The role of the EOC is to develop and coordinate responses and preventative actions to any emergency. COVID-19 has been declared a Pandemic. As a precautionary measure to ensure continued containment of the virus the Township has enacted disinfection efforts at Township facilities, and will enact a series of closures including programs and camps. Effective at 8:00am on March 14, 2020, until and including April 5, 2020, the following facilities will be closed to the public.

  • West Lincoln Community Centre
  • Smithville Public Library
  • Caistorville Public Library
  • Caistor Community Centre (Abingdon Hall)
  • Silverdale Hall
  • Wellandport Hall; and
  • Wellandport Public Library

The Township of West Lincoln will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required.

Mayor Dave Bylsma stated,

"This is unprecedented action for an unprecedented situation. This decision is based on the best information we have at this time and was taken after consideration of the facts and an abundance of caution. The health and wellbeing of our community is our primary concern."

Media Contacts:
Dave Bylsma
Mayor
Township of West Lincoln
905-957-3346

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