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‘China: Through the Lens and the Brush’ May 7th to June 2nd

The Kent Farndale Gallery is pleased to present the upcoming exhibit “China Through the Lens and the Brush“ by Ray McNeice and James Wilkes. The show will run May 7th to June 2nd, 2022 in the Kent Farndale Gallery in the Scugog Memorial Public Library at 231 Water Street in Port Perry. Explore China through …

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Farndale Bursary for the Arts: Deadline Friday, May 20th, 2022

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 2022 Bursary awards. The deadline to submit applications is May 20th at 5 pm. The bursary is open to Scugog residents of all …

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What’s on @ the Library

Check out our latest newsletter to find out what’s happening at the Library in March & April! We are thrilled to resume our weekly film screenings on Thursday evenings and our new program ‘Tech Talk Tuesdays’. There’s something for everyone at the Library! – April 2022 Newsletter

Library Service Updates

Here is a snapshot of current service status: Full access to library shelves, magazines and newspapers. All capacity limits have been lifted.Full access to public computers, printing & photocopying.Full access to the Kent Farndale Gallery.Study and lounge space is available.Room bookings will be resuming in April. Masks are no longer required, but they are appreciated.Social …

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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.

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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