‘Portraits in Black and White’ November 6th to January 6th

Celebrate the re-opening of the Kent Farndale Gallery with a visit to the upcoming exhibit “Portraits in Black and White“ by Jonathan van Bilsen.  The Opening Reception will begin Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at 11am. The show will run November 6th, 2021 to January 6th, 2022 in the Kent Farndale Gallery in the Scugog Memorial …

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MOVIE NIGHTS AT THE LIBRARY

Movie Nights are back at Scugog Memorial Public Library, but with a few improvements to promote public safety:
LIMITED AUDIENCE SIZE – Only 30 tickets will be sold for each screening.
MORE SCREENINGS – we will show the same film several times each month so everyone gets to see it.
PROOF OF VACCINATION – must be shown before entering the Rotary Room.
ACTIVE SCREENING – contact tracing will be collected from everyone before entering.
FACEMASKS – must be worn at all times during the film.
NO FOOD OR DRINK PERMITTED
Movie tickets are still only $2.00 per person and must be purchased ahead of time at the circulation desk in the library.

Book Club Sets

Are you organizing a local book club? We have an excellent variety of Book Club Sets that will spark literary discussions in your group while saving you the hassle of buying multiple copies of the same title. Each Book Club Set contains 8 to 10 copies of the book and a discussion guide, as well …

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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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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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