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***CURRENT HOURS & OPERATIONS***
As of Thursday April 15, 2021, Bonnechere Union Public Library will be open for curbside pickup and computer services ONLY.
Patrons can pick up orders placed online or over the phone from the lobby of the library. Those needing to print, copy, fax and/or scan can enter the library to access these services, but we recommend you send any documents in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can print for you. The library stacks are closed for browsing.
During open hours, staff are available to answer your questions by phone at 613-628-2400 or via email at email@example.com.
Our most current hours are:
For more information, check out the
Covid19 Update page
SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY- LIBRARY ASSISTANT
Join the BUPL team this summer!
Candidates must be available to work the entire 8-week duration of the contract, at 35 hours per week. They must be between 15 and 30 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada. Knowledge of library environment and processes is preferred.
Deadline for submitting a letter of interest and resume is May 21st, 2021. Applicants must submit their resume and cover letter (Word doc or pdf) to Susan Artymko firstname.lastname@example.org
The library thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Bonnechere Union Public Library is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). If contacted, please advise Susan Artymko email@example.com of accommodation measures you may require during the selection process.
See full details on our Facebook job posting here!
CALL OUR TOLL FREE DIAL-A-STORY 24/7
Starting March 1st, you can call the library’s Dial-A-Story at
1-866-985-3606 toll free to hear jokes, bed time stories & regular stories, hours of operation and more! See poster here
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!
MAY 1ST-AUG 31ST - 50 BOOKS BEFORE K
BUPL has carefully selected 50 books that we think every child should read before Kindergarten.
Between May and September, if your child reads all 50 books on the checklist, they receive a certificate of completion, a prize, and a fancy letter to give to their teacher (signed by our librarian) on the first day of school!
For more information, or to schedule book pick-up contact us!
613.628.2400 - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.bonnechereupl.com
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:
-No Stress Kits
-Fender Strat Guitar and Amp (Yes! A Guitar!)
-Ontario Parks Day Passes
WHAT CLUBS ARE STILL HAPPENING?
Bonnechere Pickers is still happening!
Play your guitar and share your songs with fellow musicians every Saturday at 1 PM via ZOOM! This club is for guitarists with some basic guitar skills and not a teaching class. Registration is required to receive links to virtual gathering. Email email@example.com to sign-up!
(Chronicles of) Yarnia is NOT as of April 3rd:
This inclusive club for knitters, crocheters, spinners and lovers of yarn is starting back in-house and after-hours on Thursday, February 18th from 6-8 PM.
Youth Night IS, but only via Zoom!:
This program is suitable for kids aged 9-12, with some exceptions, and happens every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get links to Zoom hangouts. (It is postponed throughout April Break)
DIGITAL LIBRARY AND RESOURCES
Ancestry.com has generously extended remote access until March 31st, 2021 due to the current shutdown!
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!
LITTLE FREE PANTRY
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.
Thank you for your cooperation! Stay safe and healthy!
COVID 19 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!