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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, via email or FB @bonnechereupl.

Our most current hours are:

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

FRIDAY MAKER DAYS: DEC 3rd, 10th, & 17th

Join us three Friday mornings (11 am- noon) in a row as we make winter themed crafts: Dec 3rd, 10th and 17th. $2 and registration gets you a fun morning of crafting, but there is limited spots! If COVID brings things south, grab bags and private Zoom links will take place in lieu of in-person programming.


Scout out various sizes and prices on locally sourced Christmas trees, right here in our parking lot. Available during operating hours on Fri Dec 3rd/Sat Dec 4th and Fri Dec 10th/Sat Dec 11th (while quantities last)!

Our most current hours are:

Tuesday- 10-4
Wednesday- 10-6:30
Thursday- 10-6:30
Friday- 10-4
Saturday- 10-3


Our tree is up! We've partnered with The Eganville Food Bank again to help families in need this holiday season. Grab a star from the tree (it states what gender and age), and return unwrapped gift with star attached by December 10th at noon.


We will be closed Dec 24-27 & Dec 31, 2021-Jan 2, 2022. Starting January 3rd our hours will be back to PRE Covid hours! Yipee! That will look like this:

Mon- 10-3 Tue-Thu- 10-8 Fri- 10-6 Sat- 10-3

Have a safe and happy holiday season!


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 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


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!


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:

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


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!


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


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!


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


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!

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

We're now set up to accept online donations through Paypal! Donations over $20 are eligible for tax receipts.

If you aren't set-up with Paypal, you can donate through Canada Helps instead!

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