Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 10:42 AM
In partnership with Ontario Parks, the library is lending Ontario Parks Day-Use Permit and Vehicle Pass for over 100 provincial parks where fees are normally charged. These permits will provide complimentary day-use access for one vehicle and its occupants. Permits can be placed on hold and are loaned out for a week at a time.
Popular nearby parks include Forks of the Credit, Earl Rowe, Mono Cliffs, Wasaga Beach, Bronte Creek, and Sibbald Point but also included are longer day-trip locations...
Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 02:29 PM
The Orangeville Public Library is offering a digital radon detector loan program to encourage residents to test their homes. The new service is being launched during Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Radon Action Month.
Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. It is a colourless and odourless gas so the only way to know if a home has radon is to test for it. The easy-to-use digital detectors provide a preliminary measurement of a home’s radon levels. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph...
Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 05:51 PM
Orangeville Public Library is launching a new technology service. The library is circulating 10 mobile SmartSpots to library cardholders who may not have Internet at home or lack reliable broadband Internet.
Library customers only need a Wi-Fi-ready device, such as a smartphone, tablet, or laptop to use this electronic device. The SmartSpot connects to the Bell cellular network so can be used at home or on-the-go.
“There are members of our community who are without Internet access due to cost or...
Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 06:07 PM
The Mill Street Library will open its doors on Monday, March 1 so the public can browse the collection and use public computers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Patrons are required to wear a mask and complete a screening with a greeter. Library capacity will be limited to 25 individuals at a time with a maximum visit of 45 minutes daily. Regular cleaning of high touch surfaces will occur throughout the day.
The Library has a limited number of public computers available for a 45-minute...