Library Updates

 

Library Service as of March 01, 2022

  • In person browsing for materials at the Victoria Avenue Library, Community Centre Library and Chippawa Library.

  • Curbside Holds Pick Up by appointment at Victoria Avenue Library. 

  • Services at Stamford Centre Library are currently paused due to construction. Press Release

  • Public Computer access at Victoria Avenue Library, Community Centre Library and Chippawa Library for 60 minutes (1 hour) sessions.

  • Online resources are available 24/7 for a wealth of books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

  • Virtual programs! From storytimes to paint lessons and more, check our Online Event calendar on our website for what’s coming up or our YouTube channel for past videos.  We are going to slowly introduce in-person programming beginning with our spring programing.

  • WiFi is on at all our locations for your access and convenience.

  • Print Pick Up for printing if you want it ready for pickup at the Library.

  • Online Card registration through our website.

  • Visiting Library Service to homebound individuals and Seniors

  • Return boxes will be open at all locations. 


Please do not visit the Library if you are unwell or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

All customers entering library locations will be required to wear a mask and maintain physical distancing.

We are working hard to ensure the safe delivery of library services. Our utmost concern is the health, safety and well-being of our staff, customers and the community.

 

 

Digital Services

Please note that our digital services are always available!

To access these incredible resources and more, Click Here!

If you do not have a library card, you can Register for a Card HERE!

Programming

We are offering a wide selection of programming for all ages, please visit our Event Calendar for program information and to register.

To find more information about COVID-19, visit these trusted websites:

 

Mental Health Resources

Kids Help Phone

Kids and Teens can talk to someone 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868

Distress Centre Niagara

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Area – 905-688-3711

Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area – 905-734-1212

Fort Erie and Area – 905-382-0689

Grimsby, West Lincoln – 905-563-6674

Women's Place of South Niagara

Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and surrounding areas 905-356-5800

TTY 289-477-1470

ARUNova@wpsn.ca (Email response is not immediate)

Welland, Port Colborne, Wainfleet, Pelham and surrounding areas 905-788-0113

TTY 289-480-1252

ARUWelland@wpsn.ca (Email response is not immediate)

Multilingual Information from the Government of Ontario 

The Ministry of Health has developed an information sheet about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to inform Ontarians about the virus, how they can protect themselves and what to do if they think they have contracted the 2019 novel coronavirus. The information sheet is available in multiple languages.