Renfrew Public Library

About the Library

Memberships

Membership to the Renfrew Public Library is free to all residents and taxpayers in the Town of Renfrew.

Non-residents may choose to pay $55.00 for an individual 12-month membership or $28.00 for a 6-month indivudal membership. Family memberships may also be purchased for $70.00 for 12-months or $36.00 for 6 months.

Residents of McNab/Braeside, Admaston/Bromley and Horton: Some municipalities may reimburse all or part of your membership cost. Please contact your municipality for information. 

Borrowing Periods

Borrowing periods are the same for both Adult and Children's Departments.

Books 3 weeks (No limit; up to 5 renewals)
Magazines 3 weeks (No limit; up to 5 renewals)
CDs 10 days (No limit; up to 3 renewals)
Audio Books  3 weeks (No limit; up to 5 renewals)
DVDs  3 days (4 per card limit; up to 3 renewals)
TV Series 10 days (4 per card limit; up to 3 renewals)
Family/Children DVDs 10 days (4 per card limit; up to 3 renewals)
Video Games  10 days (2 per card limit; up to 3 renewals)
Museum Passes 3 days (1 per card limit; NO renewals)
Equipment 3 days (2 per card; NO renewals)
Board games/puzzles 10 days (3 per card limit; up to 2 renewals)
Inter-library Loans  *Loan period varies according to material type on loan, depending on the lending library's policy

Overdue Charges

Type  

Fines per day       

 Maximum fine per item         

          ADULT COLLECTIONS

10 day books, Interlibrary loans books, DVDS (incl. TV series), Video games

 $1.00   $20.00
Books, Audio books, CDs  $0.25  $20.00
Magazines  $0.25  $5.00
Museum Passes  $5.00  $50.00
Equipment  $5.00  $50.00

YOUNG ADULT COLLECTIONS

Books and graphic novels  $0.20   $10.00

CHILDREN'S / YOUTH COLLECTIONS

Books   $0.20  $10.00
Magazines  $0.20  $5.00
Book/CD Combos  $0.25  $10.00

 


Internet Access

Public computer stations are available for use during open hours 
If you are a RESIDENT OF THE TOWN OF RENFREW, we ask that you HAVE A LIBRARY CARD to use the COMPUTER WORKSTATIONS

Wireless high speed is also available free of charge