Everyone is welcome to visit the Blue Mountains Public Library, attend programs, view our collections and exhibits, and take advantage of our services, including:
Membership at the library is required to borrow materials and request books through interlibrary loan.
Aren't a member of the library yet? If you are a resident of the Town of the Blue Mountains, Grey Highlands or Meaford, apply here for a 90-day membership that will give you access to our digital collection.
If you reside or are a rate payer in the Town of the Blue Mountains, you are entitled to free access to all library services.
What kind of ID should I bring in?
To apply for a resident card at the library, your identification must include your Blue Mountains address.
The Library will accept as personal identification:
Ontario Health Card
In the event that the above identification does not include a current address, the following will be accepted in addition to the personal identification:
Current Hydro, Telephone, Cable, Water, Property Tax Bill, or Assessment Notice
Members have access to
All members will receive the Library News e-newsletter, which is the primary communication of services and programs. We encourage subscription to our additional topical communications as well.
Your library card number is the 14 digit number that appears on the front of your card. Enter it with no spaces.
Your library card number also appears on your due date slip, whether you get a printed copy or receive an email notification.
If you are a member of the library but don't know your card number, email or call us at 519-599-3681 ext 2 and we will provide it. If you have lost your library card, we can issue you a replacement card for a $1 fee.
Search the library catalogue for print and digital books, movies, magazines, and tech gadgets.
Visit our Virtual Branch to browse all our digital resources, including research databases and digital archives.
For details on loan periods, placing holds, late charges and returning materials, see Borrowing Materials from the Library.
The Blue Mountains Public Library does not charge for materials. We do have a cost recovery fee structure which is approved annually. The 2019 Fees have been extended through 2020 and include:
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