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Farndale Bursary for the Arts: Deadline Friday, May 28th, 2021

The Kent Farndale Bursary for the Arts deadline is approaching! The Scugog Memorial Public Library Board, which administers the Kent Farndale Bursary for the Arts, is currently accepting applications for the 2021 Bursary awards. The deadline to submit applications is May 28th at 5 pm. The bursary is open to Scugog residents of all …

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Library Service Updates

The Province returned to Lockdown on Saturday, April 3rd. Follow this link for more information on Provincial Health measures: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions. We will continue to serve our customers to the best of our ability while observing restrictions that will help keep our staff and patrons safe: Reduced hours of operation continue: 11 am – 6 …

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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.

Online Tips #1 – What to read next

Would you like to take advantage of our online catalogue to order some books, but when you login you suddenly can’t remember a single author or title? We’ve got you covered. Our staff have created many book lists that are right there in the top left corner of the online catalogue waiting for you …

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Scugog Library Launching Fine Free Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On Thursday, October 15th, 2020, the Scugog Memorial Public Library Board voted unanimously in favouring of implementing a Fine Free Initiative. Since January 2019 more than 270 public libraries across North America have gone fine free, and in the past few months the numbers have been climbing with new libraries being added …

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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.

Contactless Pickup

Step 1: Place holds using our online catalogue. If you don’t have access to the Internet, you may call to place your holds with staff during our operating hours at 905-985-7686. Step 2: Wait for a call or email. It usually takes a day for staff to receive notice of the hold and pull it …

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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 March 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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