Reference and Information Services

The Library Reference collection includes a large selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, almanacs, directories and government publications. All resources can be accessed from the library. Print resources are available in the Library only.

The Library subscribes to 50+ databases and an audio book collection. If you have a membership and know your PIN number you can access the electronic resource collection from home or elsewhere.

To acquire a PIN number, please visit the Library with your Library card.

A Library card is FREE to residents of Timmins. To acquire a card, please visit the Library with proof of residence.

A single use card is available for those visitors wishing to use the internet. This card does not allow for borrowing privileges.

Reference services are available in the Main Branch
Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Reference can be reached at (705) 360-2623 ext 8532.

Beyond the library’s open hours, please contact us at

For additional information about membership, please consult the Library Membership policy.