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New Arrivals Check out some of our recently acquired materials and titles in the running for current literary awards.


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Now FeaturingGreat virtual programs created by staff, including Tech Talks, Special Guests, Story Time & more! And other links useful during pandemic.

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View the latest edition of the Bracebridge Public Library newsletter. January 2021

curbside pickup available

Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm & Saturday, 10am to 12pm


In accordance with the province-wide lockdown, the Library will offer curbside pickup only. Place any item on request either using the online catalogue or over the phone. Staff are here to answer any questions, offer suggestions and help with placing requests. Staff will then contact you and schedule a time for curbside pickup.

New Library Catalogue!

The Library has launched a new Library catalogue. It is different than the old one but offers much more. If you are having trouble navigating the site, please call us and we will be happy to help. Access the catalogue from the Library's website (the red search button!) Remember to reset any bookmarks you have to the old catalgue. Search by author, title or subject. Request items, start a wish list, search large print, new DVDs & more.

BPL Book Club - Wednesday January 27, 7pm

We are excited to announce the return of our long-standing book club! Since the Library is still closed to the public we will try our restart in a virtual format. If you are interested in returning or joining as a new member, contact us at and a Zoom invite will be sent to you. The book club meets the last Wednesday of the month and discusses a different genre of book. The topic for the January meeting will be Best Reads of 2020.

Free WiFi Available

free wifi

Access free wifi from the Library parking lot behind the building. No library card or password is required. Bring your own device, go to the network settings, select Library WiFi and connect as a guest.

one-on-one Tech Training - online!

Need help with your tech? Our Librarians are offering FREE one-on-one tech help via Skype and Zoom. Sign upf for an one hour session by emailing or call and book an appointment at 705-645-4171

Library online is open 24/7

• Library online resources are available on this website (Library 24/7, Online Resources) including e-books, e-magazines, audiobooks, readers advisory, reference articles, small engine repair manuals, etc.

• Library staff are creating digital tech workshops, story times, and other programs. View the Library's Facebook page and the Virtual Library page on this home page.

In accordance with O. Reg. 191/11: INTEGRATED ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS under Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c. 11, staff at the Bracebridge Public Library shall provide access to or arrange for the provision of access to accessible materials where they exist, upon request.

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