Library Closure – Federal Election

The Library will be in use on Monday, September 20th for the Federal Election.  Due to capacity limits for the building, only the Rotary Room will be open for election purposes.  The other areas of the library will be closed and there will be no computer or borrowing services available.  The exterior drop box will …

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Mobile WiFi Hotspots Available for Loan

To assist those in our community who do not have access to Internet at home, we are launching a Wi-Fi hotspot lending program which allows adult cardholders to borrow a portable Wi-Fi hotspot for 2 weeks. Hotspots can be reserved through our online catalogue. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more info.

Digital Local Newspaper Collection

The Lake Scugog Historical Society’s Scugog Digital Newspaper Collection is comprised of more than 20,000 pages of newspapers from Prince Albert and Port Perry. The newspapers include: The Ontario Observer, the first newspaper to begin publishing in Reach Township in 1857The Port Perry Standard, the town’s first newspaper established in 1866The North Ontario ObserverThe …

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Movie Nights @ Home

Movie Nights are back! But until we can all gather together in the library again, we are thrilled to offer you a free private screening of some great Hollywood films in your own home!! Pop some popcorn, get into your comfy-movie-watching clothes, and get ready for showtime!!
Visit our Showtimes & Tickets page
to learn more about our upcoming movie selection and to request a free digital ticket that you can use to stream Movie Night at home.

Grab & Go Packs

Are you looking for a good book but you’re just not sure what to read next? Let us put together a package of books based on your interests. Simply fill out a digital request form, click submit, and library staff will put together a Grab & Go Pack based on what we think you will enjoy.

Download the cloudLibrary App

We’re thrilled about this special new service! It’s a self-checkout app! Patrons can use it to check out items with a phone or tablet (right at the shelf). It also keeps a record of what you check out, when it’s due back, and more! Available now on your device’s App store.

Access Our E-library

Already read every book in the house? We’ve got you covered. Download the Libby app on your phone, tablet or computer and read to your heart’s content on your device. Don’t have a library card yet? Follow this link to get an e-card number you can use for any of our online resources. …

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Limited Time Access to Ancestry from Home

We are happy to announce that temporary remote access to our free Ancestry Library Edition database has been extended to December 31, 2021. Click the link to log in with your library card & PIN number now. If you have any difficulty accessing it, please refer to this video walk through:

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