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    Tweed Public Library offers a wide range of services to make life in a small municipal setting that much more enjoyable.

    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—2 per person
    Generally 4 books per person
    + magazines; CDs

    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

    Material not available at the Library may be ordered through interlibrary loan.
    Search for yourself at: www.info.library.on.ca

    Our Library is accessible to persons with disabilities.

    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!

    Staff

    Beckie MacDonald, CEO
    Wendy Mikolajski, Assistant Librarian
    Niki Dodd, Program Co-ordinator

    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 10 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.