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Library Service Updates

The entire Province of Ontario moved into Lockdown on Dec. 26th and another State of Emergency was declared effective January 14th. Follow this link more information on Provincial Health measures: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions. Public Libraries in Ontario are permitted to continue Contactless Pickup services during this Lockdown and our patrons are permitted to pickup …

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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:

Apply Online to Get a Library Card

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