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

New CEO recruitment

The Bracebridge Public Library is hiring a new Chief Executive Officer. Please consult the CEO Position Profile for details and how to apply.

Library offering curbside pickup only

Under the current restrictions directed by the provincial government as announced on April 16, the Library will be continue to offer Curbside Pickup only until further notice. 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. Library staff are available to assist you and answer any questions.

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

BPL Book Club - Wednesday April 28, 7pm

This book club now meets online using Zoom. Each month the book club discusses a different genre or topic. Share your favorite book or author with others. Everyone is welcome. Send and email to and we will send you an invite to the next meeting. The April topic is Political Intrigue.

Author Talk with Kate Hilton - Tuesday May 4, 7pm

The Muskoka Libraries are hosting a virtual talk with Kate Hilton who will talk about her new novel Better Luck Next Time. Register by email at or by phone. Books will be available for purchase for $15.

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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

Free WiFi Available

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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.

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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