Material Loan Periods Books 3 weeks Magazines 1 week Videos/DVDs 1 week High demand items 1 week Number of Items Borrowed on one card Maximum items 30 Maximum electronic media 5* Maximum magazines 3 Overdue Fines Daily per item Maximum per item Videos/DVDs $1.00 $5.00 *Electronic media includes videos, dvds, books on tape or cd, music cds and computer games/software. Tay Township Public Library The Tay Township Public Library serves the residents of Tay Township with three branches located Port McNicoll, Victoria Harbour, and Waubaushene. Library Membership Library membership is free to all residents of Tay Township. Sign up at any branch for a card. Anyone wishing to become a member must present identification with their current address. Cards must be presented in order to borrow material. Branch Hours Port McNicollMonday 6-9Tuesday 10-12, 1-5Wednesday 10-12, 1-5, 6-9Thursday 10-12, 1-5 Friday 10-12, 1-5Saturday 9-1 Victoria HarbourTuesday 10-12, 1-5Wednesday 10-12, 1-5Thursday 10-12, 1-5, 6-9Friday 10-12, 1-5Saturday 9-1 WaubausheneTuesday 1-5, 6-9Wednesday 6-9 Thursday 1-5 Friday 1-5Saturday 9-1 Branch Contact Information J & M Young, Port McNicoll Tel/Fax: 534-3511 Address: 715 Fourth Ave, Theo & Elaine Bernard, Victoria Harbour Tel/Fax: 534-3581 Address: 145 Albert St. Waubaushene Tel/Fax: 538-1122 Address: 17 Thiffault St. Web Sitewww.tay.library.on.caEmail Address firstname.lastname@example.org Help Support Your Library: Volunteer! TO DO: Library programmes Shelving, Shelf reading Literacy programme Visiting library service delivery Handyman Processing of new materials Water and weed gardens
Library Catalogue The library has an online catalogue that contains all the materials in all branches. It is available on our web site and on the public access computers in our branches. Patrons may search the catalogue, place their own holds, check what they have out and when they are due, renew items, check for fines and blocks on their card, and review their personal information. Renewals Library items may be renewed up to two times. Patrons may phone any branch to ask staff to renew their items or renew them through our online catalogue. Interlibrary loan material may not be renewed. Items with a waiting list may not be renewed. Holds Patrons may place a hold on items that are currently out to other patrons or at another branch. When the item comes in, staff will call you. The item will be held for you to pick up for 7 business days. If holds are not picked up within that time, they are returned to the shelf. Special Collections The library houses the following special collections: Large Print CD-ROMs Books on tape/CD Videos/DVD’s Local history Interlibrary Loans If you can’t find a book you want on the shelf, we can order it in from another library. Libraries will not loan new books. Interlibrary loans cannot be renewed. Programmes The library offers a variety of programmes throughout the year for young and old. We have weekly story times at each branch, a children’s summer reading programme, crafts, Internet training, and much more. Contact your nearest Branch for details. Visiting Library Services Unable to come to the library? The library offers a Visiting Library Service programme to deliver books to Tay community members who are homebound. If you are interested in having this service or volunteering, please contact your nearest branch. Internet Access Each branch has public access computers available for patrons to search the Internet for word processing. To provide fair and equitable access, patrons are asked to sign up for time on the computers. Faxing All branches offer fax services. The cost is $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for additional pages. We also will receive faxes for people and charge $.25 per page. Photocopying Photocopying is available at all branches for .25 per page. Room Rental: Port McNicoll Branch has a meeting room which may be booked for use by a variety of organisations. A rental fee may apply.