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

Library offering curbside pickup only

The Library will return to Curbside Pickup on March 1st in accordance with the provincial measures announced by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that puts the region in a Grey Lockdown Zone. Items may be requested online or by phone and staff will arrange for safe pickup curbside. The Book Return slot is open 24 hours and there are no overdue fines.

Curbside Pick-up Hours- Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 12pm

Library Board Meeting - Tuesday March 9, 7pm

Library Board meetings are currently held electronically. Members of the public are invited to view the proceedings via Library Board Meeting through the Town of Bracebridge Webcasts. The meeting agenda will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. The next meeting will be Tuesday March 9 at 7pm.

Virtual Crochet Circle - Tuesday March 9, 12pm

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This month the group will learn about Irish Crochet Lace. Learn how to read a crochet diagram, make a motif and join motifs together. Register at and a Zoom invite will be sent to you.

Are you just a beginner? Next month the group will go back to basics with a workshop for those just new to crochet.

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.

Ancestry Library Edition available from home!

The library is excited to announce that for a limited time Ancestry Library Edition will be accessible from home with your library card. Access to Ancestry Library is not from our Online Resource page but instead from our Library catalogue page. 1. From the Library website's home page, click the red search button to access the Library catalogue. 2. In the Library catalogue, Log In with your library card. 3. From the Library catalogue Home page, click the Ancestry logo on the right hand side. Ancestry Library Edition contains a wealth of genealogy research tools including census records, vital statistics, military records, immigration records and more! Start tracing your family history today.

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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