History The Library was established in January of 1980, in what had been Glynn North's law office, the former Kirkwood school was added on shortly afterward and in 1990 another piece was built on the back to accomodate the library's growth. The Branch in Waskada was formed in 2005.
Hours : The Main Branch is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 to 11:30 and 12:30-5:00. The Library is closed Saturdays during July and August. The Waskada Branch is open at various time during the day depending on the School Schedule and from 3-6 on Tuesday and Thursday.
The Library is a public library, but we also have microfilm copies of the local paper The Deloraine Times and Star from 1887 available for viewing. The Local Hall of Fame materials are also displayed here.
The Library also has Public access computers and wireless access for Public use.
The Library Catalogue is a link the library collection. If you want to see if we have a book and put a hold on it so it will be put aside for you this is where you need to go. It's also the place to go to look at your account. You'll need your library card and password to log in. Click on the My Account button, once you've logged in you can see what items you have out and renew those that need renewing. You can also set up your account so you will be emailed or texted when items you're waiting for are returned to the library or reminded when something is due.
eLibraries Manitoba is the link to a virtual library. It has a collection of ebooks and audio books you can down load onto ipads, tablets and smart phones to listen or read. You need to have a valid library card to use the site.
Ebscohost is an information source. It has sites for research--Academic Search Premier, Masterfile Premier, Canadian Points of View Reference Centre and Canadian Reference Centre. It has sites for educational research--Middle Search Plus and Primary Search. It also has DIY sites -- auto Repair reference centre, Small engine Repair Centre and home Improvement Reference Centre. And last but not least NoveList Plus a book recommendation site.
Library Survey is a link to LibSat customer SatisfactionSurvey an online survey of your library experience.
NNELSis the National Network for Equitable Library Service this site is a source of digital audio recordings for the visually impaired.
(Inter-library loans) is a link to the provincial database of library books. If you want to check for a book not available in the local collection you can check here for it. Please remember to try locally first and that libraries will not lend very new books outside of their area.
You can read magazines on your various readers by going to Zinio for libraries and logging in using your patron ID and password the same as for Overdrive.