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We're delighted to welcome you back into our spaces!

It’s been too long and we have missed you. Library service is going to look a little bit different in this "new normal", so please review the information below about the new processes and safety measures in place.


Checkmark  What's Available

Some library services will be available on a drop-in basis, while others will be available by reservation only.

Drop-in Services

Contact Free Holds Pickup  Contact-free holds pickup

In Library Holds Pickup  In-library holds pickup

Browse Collections  Browse our collection in person

Printing and Photocopying  Printing, photocopying and scanning

Faxing  Faxing (Central only)

Ice Skates  Curbside Skate Lending



Billie's Book Picks

Billie's Book Picks

Need children’s books? Billie Bookbot can help!

Billie’s Book Picks are special surprise bags filled with 5-10 hand-selected books. Choose between Picture Books, Board Books, Early Readers, Comics & Graphic Novels, Non-Fiction and Chapter Books.

Grab a Billie’s Book Picks bag today!


Surprise Bags for Adults


Having trouble deciding what to read next?

To help you along, we are offering handpicked selections of books, magazines, and dvds. Each bundle will contain 5 items in your chosen format. Tell us what you are looking for and we will take it from there!

Request a bundle


Educator Kits

Educator Kits

Do you need resources for your classroom? Are you homeschooling and looking for books to help supplement at-home learning?

Let us know what you are looking for and we will put together a kit of 10 resources to help with your student’s learning.

Request an educator kit


Not Available  What's Not Available

Some library services will remain unavailable during this phase of reopening. These include:

Not available  In-person library programs

Not available  Toys and play areas in our Children's departments

Not available  Toy Collection at Pioneer Park

Not available  Extended library visits

Not available  Common seating areas

Not available  Newspapers, magazines and musical instruments

Not available  Study rooms and meeting room rentals

Not available  Audio and Digital Media Production


Keeping Safe  How we're keeping you safe

  • Occupancy limits, per Provincial guidelines
  • Providing hand sanitizer and face masks, as needed
  • Reorganized spaces for physical distancing, including barriers at service points
  • Isolating all returned and heavily browsed materials for 24 hours
  • Increased sanitation schedule
  • Staff training on safety measures


How you can help  What you can do to help

  • Stay home if you are feeling unwell, have a fever, new cough, or difficulty breathing
  • Wear a face covering
  • Practice physical distancing
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before entering the building, and frequently throughout your visit
  • Limit the duration of your visit