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Library Services

Did You Know You Can:

  • Find a wide selection of current books and DVD’s to borrow and enjoy!
  • Use our 6 computer workstations, all with Microsoft Office and internet
  • Borrow one of our 3 eReaders
  • Assistance offered for Service Ontario and Service Canada
  • Browse our used book sale collection
  • Teachers from our local schools can borrow a “Good Books Bag” which contains a selection of 20 books for classroom support**
  • Pedometers for loan
  • Use the Interlibrary Loan System to obtain a book that is not in CPL’s collection
  • Fishing Rods and Tackle Boxes
  • Borrow AudioBooks and PlayAways (MP3 Format)
  • Download AudioBooks and eBooks from OverDrive
  • Access to CNIB Readers and CD’s**
  • Send faxes *
  • Scanning Services*
  • Photocopy Services*
  • WIFI Service *

*fees apply

** must meet eligibility

As part of the ‘Public and Academic Libraries Sharing Network’, your membership with the Callander Public Library entitles you to a PALS membership to the Harris Learning Library at the Education Centre.

For details call the library at 752-2544

 

Loans

Six books may be borrowed on a children’s card for a 3 week period. Ten books may be borrowed on an adult’s card for a 3 week period. Videos can be borrowed for two days only no matter what type of card is being used. Books may be renewed on our online catalogue or by¬†phone. eReaders can be taken out for 2 weeks, 1 per family. eReaders can be renewed once in person at the library if there are no holds on it.

 

Fines

Children’s fines are 5 cents per day per book. Max fine $2.00 for all books.
Adult fines are 10 cents per day per book. Max fine $10.00 per book
Video fines are .50 cents per day per video. Max fine $10.00 each video
eReader fines are $2.00 per day. Max fine $100.00
A $5.00 fine will be charged if requested material (Interlibrary loans) is not picked up

 

Membership

Library cards are free to all residents of Callander. Out of town memberships are $20.00 per year per household.

If your child is not a resident of Callander, but attends M.T.Davidson or St. Theresa’s, a free library card is available to them for the school year. Stop by the library for more information.