What’s New

September is here!

Hello September!  It is Library Card Sign-up Month, celebrate with us by getting your very first library membership or refreshing to one of our new designs.  This month we bring back some fun adult in-house workshops check out the newsletter for details. Plus, have you heard about the book based on a local setting you may be familiar with – Dark August by Katie Tallo is set in Elgin, Ontario and we welcome you to join our Author Talk with Katie Tallo on Zoom. Click here > Newsletter September 2020

Hello August

August is upon us and it is time to enjoy that sunshine with a good book. Make sure to get your reading material this weekend as Rideau Lakes Public Library curbside pick-up will be CLOSED on Monday August 3.  Click here for the August Newsletter

We are happy to announce Phase 3 – as we get ready to open our doors once again, starting Tuesday August 4. Please follow the posted signage ; wear a mask, wash/sanitize your hands, distance and stay home if you are showing any symptoms.  We will continue with Curbside Pick-up at the Rideau Lakes Public Library  Click here for details.

Welcome back!

Branches re-open August 4 2020

We are thrilled to be able to open our doors again to library members and visitors beginning Tuesday, August 4 2020 as part of the Stage 3 Re-opening framework by the Ontario government.

Our new hours will offer more days at the main branch in Elgin and to continue our curbside service alongside light browsing, computer and wifi use.

So stop by, help yourself to some fantastic reads, movies, or mags and take a Bubly to go.  We’ve missed everyone!  For more details contact Vicki ( vicki@rlpl.ca ) and you are welcome to read up on our re-opening guidelines.

Goodbye June, Hello July

Wishing you a Happy Canada Day week. The Rideau Lakes Public Library curbside pick-up will be CLOSED on Wednesday July 1 and Baby Song & Rhyme Time will be cancelled. Click here for the July Newsletter

We are happy to announce Phase 2 -in addition to Curbside Pick-up at the Rideau Lakes Public Library we are introducing computer bookings. Click here for details.

Also a reminder to register for the TD Virtual Summer Reading Club and the Kid Virtual Summer Workshops 

Stage 2 Computer Booking

We’re excited to offer computer access by booking only, via phone or email to your branch, beginning Monday June 29 2020.  Confirm your time, bring your mask (or use one provided – we’ve got you covered!), hand sanitize, and the squeaky clean computer station is all yours for 45 minutes.  Printing is also available, with flexible payment options as staff will not be giving change.

At this time we have Delta, Elgin, Newboro and Portland locations available (South Elmsley remains closed to the public). This is for computer use only – sorry no shelf browsing at this time but outdoor wifi and Curbside Pick-up services are ongoing.  If you have any questions or need further help, email or call your branch or contact us.