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Visit Guelph Public Library's Famous Guelphites Portal

Web posted on August 13, 2014

Guelph, ON Check out the newly redesigned Guelph Public Library's Famous Guelphites web portal with over 150 biographies! Easily navigate the new interface and quickly view major life events about each Famous Guelphite on a side bar.

References now include information from the library's local history collection as well to assist with your researching. Learn about our city's finest actors, musicians, athletes, authors, government officials, and historical figures through the local history tab at

Did you know Guelph is home to:
--> Award-winning athletes, like Rich Peverley of the NHL's Boston Bruins and Olympic swimmer, Victor Davis

--> Famous actors & actresses, like Neve Campbell of the "Scream" horror films

--> Distinguished authors, like the iconic Robert Munsch

--> Significant historical figures, like fashion designer Lady Duff Gordon and her sister Elinor Glyn who were both Titanic survivors

The GPL invites you to learn more about famous Guelphites and how they have made our royal city a great place to live! Be sure to check back often as new biographies are frequently added. Enjoy!