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Assistive Services

CELA materials are restricted to people with print disabilities living in Canada.  A print disability is a learning (comprehension), physical (ie: arthritis), or visual reason that prevents a person from reading conventional print.  Alternate resources include books on CD and downloadable ebooks, magazines and newspapers.  We have a Victor Reader available to borrow.

The Library offers audiobooks, eBooks, large print, and DAISY books as part of our regular collection.

Large Print

Large Print books are complete, unabridged books designed with large, clear easy-to-read font on non-glare paper.

CELA - Centre for Equitable Library Access

CELA Website: http://www.celalibrary.ca/
CELA Helpline:  1-855-655-2273

Book an Exam

The Nipigon Public Library offers an exam proctoring service for written and online exams.   Contact a staff member at 807-887-3142

Borrowing Information

Library cards must be presented to borrow library materials. Most books and talking books are borrowed for three weeks. Videos and magazines are borrowed for one week. All materials must be renewed or returned to avoid late charges.

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

 Loan PeriodOverdue FinesMaximum Fine
Books / Audio books 3 week $0.50 per day $10.00 per item
Magazines 1 week $0.50 per day $10.00 per item
Videos (audio visual) 1 week $2.00 per day $10.00 per item

Interlibrary Loans

Are you looking for an item that is not on our shelves? We can request it for you from another Canadian library!  Contact us for help.

Library Public Services

Computers and WiFi

Nipigon Public Library has computer stations with internet access available for public use. Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint) is installed on each computer station.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN HEADPHONES FOR THE COMPUTERS

Printing:  see Service Fees for pricing

Wi-Fi is accessible within the library but must be rejoined after each hour of use.

Computer Use Guidelines

Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a disclaimer in order to use the internet. This form expires every two (2) years and then a new one must be completed and on file. Patrons must respect the integrity of the Library’s computers and utilize only those programs and services posted on each computer. Patrons may not use their own software programs on library computers. This will help prevent computer viruses. Online Chat is not allowed on library computer stations. There is a fee for printing, scanning and faxing. The guidelines and policies are posted at the library.

Services:  photocopier, fax, laminating, scanning to email

The Library has a photocopier/printer/scanner and fax machine available.

 

SERVICE FEES
 PRINTING / PHOTOCOPIES sizetypeprice per sheet
regular paper:  black and white letter (8 1/2 x 11), legal (8 1/2 x 14)

single-sided

$0.25
regular paper:  black and white poster (11x17) single-sided $0.40
regular paper:  black and white letter (8 1/2 x 11), legal (8 1/2 x 14) double-sided $0.40
regular paper:  colour

letter (8 1/2 x 11), legal (8 1/2 x 14), poster (11x17)

per side of the page $0.50
digital synthetic paper:  colour, black and white letter (8 1/2 x 11), larger sheet (12 x 18) single or double sided

$1.00 (letter), $1.50 (larger sheet)

FAXING (to each fax number) letter (8 1/2 x 11), legal (8 1/2 x 14) receiving $.00 per page $2 for first page, $1 per additional page
SCANNING to email, to a usb drive any size up to 11x17 single or double sided currently no charge
LAMINATING letter (8 1/2 x 11), legal (8 1/2 x 14), poster (11x17) per laminating pouch $1.00 (letter/legal), $2.00 (poster)

Membership

Library membership is free to residents of Nipigon, Red Rock, Dorion and to students attending school in Nipigon.

Children’s cards must be authorized by a parent or guardian.  Your library card allows you to access library internet resources.  Parents or guardians must either be with their children or sign a permission form for children to use library computers.

Library of Things

Along with books and magazines, the Nipigon Public Library has "things" you can use and / or borrow.  They include a radon detector, hiking gps, Ontario park day passes, dvd’s, audio books, die press cutter (must be used at the library), chess set, board games, drill, sockets, and screwdrivers.

The library is a point of contact for the Nipigon Rotary Club Medical Cupboard Equipment Loans.


  • Address

    PO Box 728, 52 Front St., Nipigon, ON, P0T 2J0 (corner of Front and Third streets)

    1-807-887-3142

    Open Hours

    effective February 1, 2022.

    Monday closed
    Tuesday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Wednesday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm; 1:30 - 5:30 pm
    Friday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Sunday closed
       

Contact Us

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52 Front Street
PO Box 160
Nipigon, ON
P0T 2J0

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

807-887-3135