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Both branches are now open!

WELCOME BACK!

Here’s what you need to know.

LIBRARY HOURS

Main Branch

Monday – Thursday:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

C.M. Shields Branch

Monday – Thursday:  1 – 6 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

SERVICES AVAILABLE

  • Holds pick-up
  • Browsing and borrowing materials in quick visits
  • Limited computer use
  • Printing, faxing, scanning, photocopying
  • eLibrary Card upgrades
  • Reference service
  • Returns in book drop

CURBSIDE PICK-UP HOURS

This service will continue. Place items on hold and pick them up when you’re notified that they’re ready.  Curbside Hours:  Mon-Thu 10 a.m. – 6 p.m and  Fri 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

HEALTH & SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

The well-being of staff and patrons is always our top priority.

What we’re asking you to do:

  • Stay home if you are unwell.
  • Have a quick visit. (up to 45 minutes)
  • Keep 2 metres apart.
  • Sanitize hands.
  • Wear a mask, as per the PHU directive.
  • Follow all directional signs and floor markings.

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • Continuing to offer curbside pick-up.
  • Following new cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
  • Washing our hands frequently and wearing PPE to handle material.
  • Quarantining returned items for 72 hours.
  • Limiting building capacity, as required.
  • Wearing a mask or face covering while in public areas of the library, as per the PHU directive.

LIMITED COMPUTER USE

  • Sessions limited to 45 minutes per day.
  • By appointment only. (reserve by phone, email or in person at the reference desk)
  • Workstations disinfected between each use.
  • Limited computer assistance.
  • Printing available.
  • Wi-Fi available (45 minutes inside)

RETURNING ITEMS AND OVERDUE FINES

  • Returns will only be accepted in the book drop.
  • Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours before they are checked in on your account.
  • No overdue fines will be charged during this time.

SERVICES NOT AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW

  • Meeting room and study room bookings
  • In-person programs inside the library
  • Newspapers
  • Public Washrooms
  • Toys, puzzles, early literacy stations, board games
  • Food or beverages in the library
  • Seating/extended use of the library space
  • Outreach delivery
  • Outdoor reading kits
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Donations not accepted at this time
  • 3D Printer

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