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‘Memories’ Sep 24 to Oct 27

The Kent Farndale Gallery is pleased to present the upcoming exhibit “Memories“ by the Sweet Art Group of Artists. The Opening Reception will begin Saturday, September 24th at 2 pm and the show will run September 24th to October 27th, 2022 in the Kent Farndale Gallery. The Kent Farndale Gallery is open 7 days a …

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Seeking New Library Board Members

The Scugog Memorial Public Library is looking for active community members committed to continuing to make Scugog a great place to live. Public libraries are a critical part of every community’s success, providing a safe and inviting place for social interaction, a valuable source for needed information, support for ongoing literacy and the encouragement to …

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Now Accepting Applications to Exhibit in the Annual Snowflake Sale

The Scugog Library is now accepting applications for our Annual Snowflake Sale. The Snowflake Sale will run from November 25th to December 22nd and will showcase a wide variety of handcrafted items created by local artists and artisans. This sale is a fundraiser and 30% of all sales go to support the Library. We …

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Chromebooks Now Available for Loan

To assist those in our community who do not have access to Internet-ready devices at home, we are launching a Chromebook lending program which allows adult cardholders to borrow a Chromebook laptop for home use for up to 2 weeks. These devices do require an Internet connection, so you can only use them in locations …

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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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