New Arrivals

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


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virtual library

Now Featuring Keep up with developments at your library. While the Library is closed during the COVID-19 crisis, this page will feature digital programs and helpful resources.

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View the latest edition of the Bracebridge Public Library newsletter. October 2020

outside pickup available !

outside pickup

The Library is open for outside pickup! Search the Library catalogue from the website. (red search button!) Place a request online or by phone and staff will contact you to arrange a time for outside pickup. Its easy and contactless. If you have questions, call us Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. If you need a library card, call and we can register you over the phone. Return drop box is open 24 hours. Books are checked in 72 hours later.

For more information view the Outside Pickup flyer. Here are some answers to the questions you may have.

Watch our video on how to place Library material on hold and what the outside pickup service will look like. Library Outside Pickup


Interlibrary Loan Service up and running!

Just in time for Ontario Public Library Week, the Library is re-instating the Interlibrary Loan Service. This is a very important resource-sharing services that allows access to public library collections across the province. Give us a call or email with your request.

Library Story Walk - October 19 - 24

The Library will have a Story Walk around the Library, starting in front garden. Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson is the perfect book for fall. Enjoy the walk with your children anytime during Ontario Public Library Week.


Halloween Green Screen - Saturday October 24, 11am - 2pm

Drop by the parking lot for some Green Screen Fun! Coose one of the Halloween backgrounds and have your picture taken. Staff will email you the photo. Costumes and pets welcome. Free!

Sensational Summer Reading 2020 - extended!

Please register for free by phone or email. The reading list will be available online and you can place a hold on these books online or by phone. The deadline to read the books has been extended to Novermber 23. We encourage all participants to hand in their reading log even if they did not read all the books. Win a prize basket! Sensational Summer Reading List

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. Access for all is an important part of our Library services.

one-on-one Tech Training - online!

Do you need tech help? Changing social media settings, problems with downloading, wanting to save and move digital photos, free up storage on your phone, run updates, download programs... whatever tech problems you are having, we can help. Set up one-on-one training and we will send you a link using Zoom or Skype Meet. Its easy, just click the link. We can also help you by phone. Email us at to schedule an appointment.

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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