The library is currently operating on a Curbside Pickup service model.   

We are offering Curbside Pickup services at the Main Library Branch during the following times:

  • Tuesday - 10 am to 8 pm
  • Wednesday - 10 am to 5 pm
  • Thursday - 10 am to 8 pm
  • Friday - 10 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday and Monday - closed

No appointment is necessary. 

Library Curbside Pickup is low contact, and prioritizes the safety of you and our staff while making physical library materials available to borrow.

There are 4 steps to our Curbside Pickup:

 Step 1 -  Place your holds / Order your items

Place your holds online in our Library Catalogue using My Account or you can call us at 705-745-5382 ext 2340 and a staff member will help you with your requests. 

 Step 2 - Pick up your items

You will receive an email or phone call when your items are ready to be picked up. Please wait for this notification before coming to the Library for Curbside Pickup. 

No appointment is necessary - simply show up during our operating hours to pick up your items. 

Please enter and exit the building through our main doors off Aylmer St. This is an accessible entrance with access to an elevator.

A maximum of 6 people will be permitted to enter the library at a time for curbside pick up services only. If there are more than 6 people waiting at any given time, the line would extend outside to maintain social distancing.

Face coverings and contact tracing measures are required.  

 Step 3 - Return your items

The external book return is open 24/7. It is Located on the North side of the building, off Simcoe Street and the Library Commons parking lot. 

Staff will not accept library materials directly from members at this time.

All items returned to the library will be placed in a 3-day quarantine before being re shelved. You may notice fines on your account during this time but they will be removed once items have been checked back in. 

Step 4 - Repeat!

Return to Step 1 and repeat Steps 1 through 3. 

Please remember:

Still curious?

Check out our COVID-19 page for more information.