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***CURRENT HOURS & OPERATIONS***

The Bonnechere Union Pubic Library is open to the public for browsing starting June 30th, patrons can still put reserves online or over the phone and pick up as desired. We offer access to computers, printing and scanning as well as free wifi inside or outside the building. Check out the new outdoor seating area by the building.

During open hours, staff are available to answer your questions by phone at 613-628-2400 or via email at info@bonnechereupl.com.

Our most current hours are:

Tuesday- 10:30-4
Wednesday- 10:30-6:30
Thursday- 10:30-6:30
Friday- 10:30-4
Saturday- 10:30-3
For more information, check out the Covid19 Update page

WHAT CLUBS ARE HAPPENING?

Bonnechere Pickers is!
This club is for guitarists with some basic guitar skills and not a teaching class. Registration is required to receive links to virtual gathering. Every Saturday at 1!

(Chronicles of) Yarnia is!
This club takes place every other Thursday from 6-8 PM starting July 8th, 2021. It's an inclusive club for knitters, crocheters, spinners and lovers of yarn.

Youth Night is!
Starting back Wednesday September 15th, this program is suitable for kids aged 9-12, with some exceptions. We'll be doing this in person (for now!) every Wednesday from 5-6 PM during the school year. Email bee@bonnechereupl.com for more information. Check out our poster HERE.

Astro AllStars is!
Every second Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9 PM, join like-minded star lovers and talk planets, galaxies and beyond. For more info email info@bonnechereupl.com

THU SEP 30TH- ORANGE SHIRT DAY

Come see our display, wear orange and watch a video or two with us on this sensitive issue. Various videos will be playing throughout the day.

ALL OF OCTOBER- FOOD FOR FINES

October is Food For Fines month! Each non-perishable, non-expired item equals $2 off of your late fees, up to a max of $20 (lost or damaged materials do not count towards this promotion, sorry!). Proceeds support The Little Free Pantry and the Eganville Food Bank. Thanks for your support!

OCT 4th-8th- FIRST NATIONS PUBLIC LIBRARY WEEK/DRUMMING WITH BIAK

This year, First Nations Public Library Week runs October 4 to 8 with the theme of “Shki Kendaang/Learning New Things Together". BIAK EarlyON- Indigenous Teachings and Drumming- will be at BUPL Fri Oct 8th at 10:30 AM for a drumming lesson. Registration is required!

OCT 18th-22nd- PUBLIC LIBRARY WEEK CELEBRATIONS

One card, a million possibilities! Every check-out at BUPL during this week gets you into a draw for one of two JAM PACKED library baskets! And, while you're here, write us a sticky note, to put on display, on why you love BUPL so much!

SAT OCT 30TH- LIVE HISTORY EVENT- MISCHIEF IN THE LIBRARY!

Live History (live theater based on local history) will be in Eganville on Sat Oct 30th, diving in to some of the areas favourite horror authors! Watch first hand as a mystery unfolds in and outside of the Bonnechere Union Public Library- can you solve it? Will you be able to help the shades of literary geniuses find rest? Or are they doomed to haunt the shelves forever?! There will be two one-hour evening showtimes on top of two day-time workshops for kids and families to accomodate everyone! Costumes encouraged. Tickets available exclusively at BUPL, and we will close to the general public at noon that day.

1:30 PM- 1 hour WORKSHOP- For families with kids aged 5-9. A site specific clue workshop. Registration required and donations are accepted at the door.

3:30 PM- 1 hour WORKSHOP- For families with kids aged 10-13. A mystery building workshop. Registration required and donations are accepted at the door.

5:30- SHOWTIME #1- For adults and groups. Help solve the literary mystery! $10/ticket. Only 20 tickets available!

7:30- SHOWTIME #2- For adults and groups. Help solve the literary mystery! $10/ticket. Only 20 tickets available!

ONLINE PROGRAMMING

For the most recent and up-to-date information on programs and events, visit our online calendar. The BUPL community is also alive and well on our Facebook page & Instagram! Don't forget to say "Hi!" while you're there!

KITS & RECREATION

Did you know that we offer more than just books? We have DVDs, magazines, Large Print and more, but we're talking about rec equipment and various kits! Here's a list:

-Snowshoes
-Hockey sticks
-No Stress Kits
-STEAM kits
-Fender Strat Guitar and Amp (Yes! A Guitar!)
-Ontario Parks Day Passes

DIGITAL LIBRARY AND RESOURCES

Access eBooks, AudioBooks and a plethora of eResources via our Reference Source page HERE! From career and job searches and health and wellness, to genealogy and resources just for kids, there's something for everyone!

READER'S ADVISORY

Not sure what to read next? The team at BUPL can provide you with suggestions tailored just for you with our Reader Advisory form!

LITTLE FREE PANTRY & PUBLIC GARDENS

The Little Free Pantry is open for public use, but for your safety, we ask only a few things:

1. Take what you want, leave what you can.
2. DO NOT add sharp items or drugs/alcohol.
3. Take at your own risk (please watch for hornets in the warmer seasons!)

We also offer three raised garden beds on the East side of the building, close to the LFP, for you to access. When things are ready to be picked, please help yourself! The raised beds on the West side of the building belong to the Hortocultural Society's Community Garden Program and are not open to the public.

Thank you for your cooperation! Stay safe and healthy!

COVID 19 RESOURCES

We are an accessible spot to access internet services to research information and vaccine choices. Our dedicated staff can help you get started! We've compiled some links to reliable information about COVID 19:
COVID-19: Updates on the law and legal services. Get the latest updates on Ontario Law including Employment, Housing, Family, Debt, Immigration and more.
What we know so far...
Ministry of Health
Frequently asked questions
Awareness resources

SEND US YOUR REVIEWS!

Loved it? Would change it? Email us your reviews of the books you've read and we'll put them on the website so everyone else can benefit from your experience!





     MON: CLOSED
     TUE: 10:30- 4
     WED: 10:30 - 6:30
     THU: 10:30 - 6:30
     FRI: 10:30 - 4
     SAT: 10:30 - 3
     SUN: CLOSED



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