Library Service Updates

The Region of Durham returned to the Red Level of the Ontario Framework on Tuesday, February 16th. Follow this link more information on Provincial Health measures: https://www.ontario.ca/page/covid-19-response-framework-keeping-ontario-safe-and-open Public Libraries in Durham Region are permitted to re-open to the public with some safety practices in place to protect our staff and patrons: Reduced …

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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.

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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