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Visit the Manitouwadge Public Library today for a look at tomorrow


Your Library Has...

BOOKS in English and French, for readers of all ages.

INTERNET terminals to access current information. Parental permission forms must be completed for children less than 16 years of age.

INTERLIBRARY LOANS allow you to browse the database of other Libraries with an easy to use program. You may find the item you want from another Library in the area, province or nation.

MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS of numerous genres for you to enjoy. Some loan restrictions apply. National papers may be accessed via the Internet.

LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION over 100 albums of photographs, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, dating from 1930 to the present. For in-library use.

PHOTOCOPYING may be made during regular Library hours. Our machine has double siding, enlarging and decreasing abilities.

FAXING send or receive you Fax documents during regular Library hours.

PRINTING from the Internet or Word Processing/Printing programs in black & white and color.


SCANNING and software to reproduce old photos touch up new ones and even book and magazine pages.

PROGRAMMING of different varieties for all ages throughout the year.


VIDEOS on a wide range of subjects including how-to, current, children, etc. may be borrowed. A parental permission form is required for those under 16 who wish to borrow videos.

BOOKS ON TAPE has a selection of titles available for audio players.

...And much more!

Stop by and check them all out!


A Library Membership is FREE if you are a permanent resident of Manitouwadge. Children under the age of 16 must have their card signed by a parent or legal guardian before it can be issued.

There is a $1.00 processing fee for each membership card and a $5.00 replacement fee for lost or damaged cards.

Temporary residents who request a membership card are required to pay $5.00/year. Non- Residents pay $25.00 a year.


Faxing is available through the Public Library with varied fees listed below:


$1.00/page --- 800 Numbers


$3.00/page --- Out-of-the-Country


$1.00/page --- Incoming faxes

The fax number at the Manitouwadge Public Library is (807) 826-4640

We do ask that if you are having a fax sent to the Library, to get your name and phone number put on the cover, so we can call you when your fax comes in. Thank you!


If Receipts are necessary, they are available.


Photocopying is also available through the Public Library. The costs are as follows:

8.5 x 11 - $0.30/page --- $0.35 double sided

8.5 x 14 - $0.40/page --- $0.45 double sided

$0.10 for "Trial Copies"(enlarging, decreasing, lighter, etc.)


As per completed agreement approved by /Librarian/CEO.

Receipts are available upon request.


Printing from terminals is available at the Public Library. The costs are as follows:

$0.50/page --- Text only

$1.00/page --- Graphics

Receipts are available upon request.


Scanning of pictures or documents is available at the Library.

The costs are as follows:


$2.00/page --- Special paper (photo, card & design paper, business cards)

Receipts are available upon request.


You need to present your Library Card at the circulation desk.  1/2 hour blocks only.  HOMEWORK TAKES PRIORITY!  Ask staff if you have any problems or wish to print something.  Computer are turned off at 8:15 p.m.


Present your Library Card at the circulation desk. Non -members pay $2.00 per 1/2 hour. This charge includes just checking your email.  Absolutely NO downloading!  And NO chatting or messenger if you are under 14. 14, 15 years of age must have parent consent form signed.


The Interlibrary Loan program is a FREE service offered by the Library, which allows you to borrow materials from other Libraries in Ontario. If we don't have it, someone else will!

  • BOOKS: You can browse through a diversity of Library book collections to find an item you are looking for. This service enhances the Library's collection, in that any book you need can be provided for you. NOTE: the materials you borrow cannot be best sellers or recently released items.
  • MICROFILMS: Interlibrary loaning of microfilms from the National Archives of Canada, Public Archives of Ontario, and other applicable provincial institutions can be made through the Library. Stop by with your request. Reel numbers, loaning institution and personal information will be required. The reels can be viewed using the microfilm reader available in the Library!

For more information contact the Library at 826-3913 during regular hours,
E-mail us, or stop by the Library.

Just a friendly reminder...

We have changed over to a new ILL (Interlibrary Loan) System and it is possible to access the new ILL System from home.

Please don't hesitate to bring in your ILL requests during library hours.

Remember that if we don't have the item in our collection,
we can request it from other libraries across the province.


The Shut-In Program is run by volunteers who visit the library to pick up books for patrons who are unable to visit us and return the materials on the due date for the same people.

For this program, all materials can be borrowed for 21 days (3 weeks) and there are no overdue charges if the items are late.

If you are interested in signing up for this program, either as a patron or a volunteer, contact the Library at 826-3913 or E-mail us!


Most books, magazines and Books on Tape/CD may be borrowed for 21 days.
Videocassettes and DVD's are loaned for 3 days.
CD-ROMS and CDs are loaned for 21 days.

All materials are due back at the Library on the date indicated on your printout.

Each borrower is responsible for all materials loaned on his or her card and will be billed for loss or damaged items.


Thank you for visiting our web site!

Manitouwadge Public Library
2 Manitou Road
Community Centre
Manitouwadge, ON      P0T 2C0