Library Services

 

Membership


Membership is free for all residents and/or taxpayers of the Municipality of Tweed with suitable I.D. Parents must register children under twelve. Non-residents may enjoy Library privileges on payment of a non-resident fee.

 

Borrowing Periods


Books, Magazines, Talking Books, Music CDs — 3 Weeks
Videos / DVDs — 1 Week
TV Series - 2 Weeks

 

Renewals


Renewals may be made by phone, email, in person or on-line. Renewals are usually limited to 2 times depending on popularity of the item. Books may be reserved upon request.

 

Overdue Fines


Books/magazines $.25 per day*
DVD/CDs $1.00 per day*
There are charges for lost or damaged materials; non-payment of fines may result in loss of library privileges.
*Effective Oct. 18th, 2017
Parents are responsible for fines incurred by their children.

 

Interlibrary Loans


Interlibrary Loan service is available to full-access patrons. It is limited to books, and they must be over a year old.
If the title you are looking for is available we will issue a request, and notify you when it comes in. Due dates are set by lending libraries, and no renewals are available.
Your library card must be in good standing and there is a limit of 1 request at a time.

Please contact Wendy at wmikolajski@gmail.com

 

Services


  • Adult & Juvenile Fiction
  • Adult & Juvenile Non-fiction
  • Children’s Picture books
  • Learning-to-Read Books
  • Reference Information
  • Local History
  • Audio books
  • Large Print Books
  • Ebooks and audiobooks
  • Magazines
  • Videos & DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Summer Reading Programs
  • Public Internet Access
  • Computer Lessons
  • Book Club
  • Friends of Tweed Library
  • Meeting Room
  • Reading Room
  • 24/7 WiFi
  • & Much More!

Reference Information


Local history and other materials are available. Ask at the desk.

 

Reciprocal Library Privileges


Your current Tweed Library Card gives you the privilege of borrowing books from the Madoc Public Library and Marmora & Lake Public Library. Ask the Staff for more information.

 

DVDs


Check out our eclectic collection of videos and DVDs. Something for everyone.

 

Electronic Books


Download eBooks and Audiobooks! You must have a valid library card. Free download to your device.

 

On the Web


The Library has a website. Check out the Virtual Library at: www.tweedlibrary.ca


Friends of Tweed Library


Everyone needs a friend and the Tweed Library is no exception. The Friends are a lively group that meet monthly to plan fundraising events. Join us! Fundraising is achieved through book sales, raffles and author book talks. Watch for our posters around town.

 

Free Tech Sessions


Sign up at the desk for one hour one-to-one lessons with Niki.

 

On-line Catalogue


Go to the Library website at: www.tweedlibrary.ca, Click on Catalogue-Left Column; Main Page or Search and Library Catalogue on the info bar. Search or sign in if you have registered at the Library. You will need your card number and your password to sign in. Go to “My Account” for your transactions.

 

Children’s Programming


Children’s programming is publicized by posters and newspaper listings and includes special event and summer story/craft times plus summer reading clubs. Watch for posters.

 

Internet/Computer Programs


Public Internet access and other computer applications are available free of charge. If you are a resident you must have a library card and present it at the desk to use a computer. Visitor passes are available for non-residents. Children under 12 must have a parent or guardian with them to use the Internet. There are Early Literacy Stations especially for kids 2-8 as well. There is a cost to print.

 

Book Club


The Book Club is full right now. If you are interested in starting a book club ask at the desk.

 

Large Print Books


Blocks of large print books from the Library Service add variety to our collection.

Public Internet Access

The library offers 10 public access computers. If you are a resident you must have a library card and present it at the desk to use a computer.


New Materials Regularly

Tweed Public Library regularly adds new materials to its collections, check our library catalogue for the material you are searching for.

Printing Services

Printing and Photocopy: Cost is 25 cents per page. Colour is 50 cents per page. Note: You are responsible for each page printed, including those printed accidentally.

Free WiFi

Wi-Fi is available for the use of our library visitors and patrons. Please use the reading room or ask about additional seating if the reading room is not available.

Membership

Membership is free for all residents and/or taxpayers of the Municipality of Tweed with suitable I.D.

Non-residents may enjoy Library privileges on payment of a non-resident fee.

Contact Details

Tweed Public Library
230 Metcalf St,
P.O. Box 628
Tweed, Ontario
K0K 3J0
Phone 613-478-1066
Email tweedlibrary@vianet.ca

Hours

Borrowing Agreements

Madoc and Marmora cardholders are welcome to use the Tweed Library, as we have reciprocal borrowing privileges. You must return your borrowed materials to the library they were borrowed from.