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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

  • The Library will be open to the public Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm.
    Customers will be able to enter the Library in select areas: the Buell Room, the first floor circulation and DVD area, and the first floor public washrooms.
  • In-person browsing and borrowing of select Library items.
    A selection of all Library collections will be available in the first floor circulation and DVD area for browsing and borrowing.
  • All Library items not on our browsing shelves can be requested at our new (temporary) Information Desk on the first floor in front of the children’s section.
    A staff member will be happy to retrieve the item(s) for you or, if you don’t want to wait, you can place a hold on the item(s) and come back to pick them up later.
  • Curbside pick up service will end. Customers will be able to place holds and pick them up at the Circulation Desk during open hours, no appointment necessary. Please remember to bring your Library card.
    Home delivery options are available for those who are unable to come to the Library.
  • InterLibrary Loans (ILLs) are available for items we don’t have in our collection. Please note that there may be some delays receiving items through ILL.
  • Our computer lab in the Buell Room is available.
    We have three (3) public computers available, 30 minutes per person per day.
    We have one (1) table available for people who want to bring a laptop or mobile device to connect to the WiFi.
  • Printing, copying, faxing and scanning are available for a fee.
    Black and white or colour printing; debit, credit or exact change.
  • Public washrooms on the first floor, including the accessible washroom, will be available for the public during open hours.
  • Please return all items at our external drop box on the George Street side of the building. The drop box is available 24/7.
  • Online Library, including eBooks, continue to be available.
  • Face masks or coverings must be worn by the public while in the building, unless you are exempted from wearing one as outlined by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.
    Library staff will be using a combination of face masks and/ or physical (acrylic) barriers for your protection.
  • Please sanitize your hands at the designated table upon entering the Library.
    If you are unable to use hand sanitizer, please use the public washrooms to thoroughly wash your hands.
  • Please follow all instructions of staff while you are in the Library.

We appreciate your understanding and patience while we work to safely provide services. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know by emailing ceo@brockvillelibrary.ca; your feedback is important to us.
Welcome back! We look forward to seeing you.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Available at the Library:

  • Curbside pick up for Library items. Items can be placed on hold online, by phone (613-342-3936 ext.6401), or email (info@brockvillelibrary.ca). Please see our Curbside Pickup page for more information.
  • Public computers, 30-minutes maximum per day.
  • Printing services. Debit or credit preferred, cash accepted – exact change only.
  • Grab and go program bags or kits.
  • Facemasks must be worn when entering the Library.
  • Our external drop box in the carport on George Street will still be open for returns.
  • Online programs and services will continue to be available. See our online resources page for more information.

The following will be unavailable:

  • In-library browsing of the collection.
  • Public bathroom access.
  • Quiet study or sitting areas.

Thank you for helping us do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Library will temporarily be offering:

  • Curbside pick up for Library items. Items can be placed on hold online, by phone (613-342-3936 ext.6401), or email (info@brockvillelibrary.ca). Please see our Curbside Pickup page for more information.
  • Facemasks must be worn when picking up items. We will be collecting names for contract tracing purposes.
  • Our external drop box in the carport on George Street will still be open for returns.
  • Online programs and services will continue to be available. See our online resources page for more information.

We are temporarily suspending the following:

  • Public computers
  • Printing and copying services
  • In-library browsing of the collection will be unavailable at this time.
  • Public bathroom access

Thank you for helping us do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Available at the Library:

  • Curbside pick up for Library items. Items can be placed on hold online, by phone (613-342-3936 ext.6401), or email (info@brockvillelibrary.ca). Please see our Curbside Pickup page for more information.
  • Public computers, 30-minutes maximum per day.
  • Printing and copying services. Debit or credit preferred, cash accepted – exact change only.
  • Grab and go program bags or kits.
  • Facemasks must be worn when entering the Library.
  • Our external drop box in the carport on George Street will still be open for returns.
  • Online programs and services will continue to be available. See our online resources page for more information.

The following will be unavailable:

  • In-library browsing of the collection.
  • Public bathroom access.
  • Laptop station.
  • Quiet study area.
  • Warming station.

Thank you for helping us do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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