What’s New?

As of July 6th the library is re-opened for in-person services in accordance to Step 2 of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopening Framework. 

Have a question that isn’t answered? Click the “Ask a Question” button on the right of your screen, or email [email protected].

The library is currently open for the following hours at our Holland Landing and Mount Albert Branches.

Tuesday3pm to 8pm
Wednesday10am to 3pm
Thursday3pm to 8pm
Friday10am to 3pm
Saturday10am to 3pm
Sunday - MondayClosed

 

Are the computers available?

Yes, our Public Internet Computers are available for use for one hour periods. Browse the Internet, check your email, and complete all your printing needs at either branch. Public Internet Computers are disinfected after each use.

Can I browse the collection?

Yes! You are free to explore the shelves and find the perfect book, movie or more.

Can I donate books to the Used Book Sale?

With the library re-opening, we are accepting donations at our Holland Landing Branch of gently used books for our Giant Used Book Sale. If you expect to bring a larger amount of items please notify the Holland Landing Branch in advance.

How else can I browse books?

There are many ways you can browse our collection while we are exclusively offering curbside pickup.

1. Through the online catalogue 
2. Through the East Gwillimbury Public Library App, available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
3. Request materials on demand in person at the front desk
4. Check out the Beyond the Desk Blog for reading lists from our trained staff
5. By requesting a Book Bundle of specially picked books.
6. By using our Curbside Pickup Form 
7. Calling or emailing the branch, details can be found on our Contact Page

We also have our special series of Book Walk and Talks available on our Instagram page.

Can I print a document?

Yes, all print, scan and fax services are available. We are also offering Mobile Printing to print by email. Find out how to use Mobile Printing here.

Can I use the book drop?

Book drops at both branches are now open and items will be checked in the next day the library is open. If you have questions about the status of your returned item, please notify us at [email protected]

Can I browse the Local History collection?

Yes! The Local History collection is now open for public use at both branches.

Do I have to wear a mask?

As per the direction provided by York Region, all customers are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing while in the Library. Thank you for your cooperation. For more information on masks, please check out this fact sheet from York Region, or check out their Youtube Channel

Will I need to sanitize my hands?

All customers are required to sanitize their hands upon entering the Library. A hand sanitization station will be set up at the entrance for your convenience.  Thank you for your cooperation.

What else can I do to protect my safety and the safety of others when visiting the library?

We ask that all customers practice social distancing (keeping a minimum of 2 meters from others) while in the Library.  We also ask that you do not come to the Library if you are feeling ill or are showing any symptoms of Covid-19.

May I use reusable Library bags?

Yes.  Please keep any personal belongings, including carrying bags, on your person.  Please do not place them on any library furniture.

May I use the Quiet Study room at the Holland Landing Branch?

No. The Quiet Study room will be unavailable as we begin our reopening to ensure the safety of the public and staff. We will update the public on this service once more information is available.

 

What’s New?