Interlibrary Loan Service May Return in Early June

INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICES –Over the last weeks, OLS-North revised its 2019-2020 program budget to prioritize investments in programs and services that have the most impact to Northern Libraries. The Interlibrary Loan postage rebate is included in those services. Interlibrary Loan will hopefully be available again to all libraries in early June.

“It is now clear that provincial cuts to the Ontario Library Service will impact programs and services beyond Interlibrary Loan. The diminished capacity of OLS-North to deliver those programs will negatively impact our public libraries, and we believe that even programs and services that are maintained will operate at a reduce capacity due to extensive personnel cuts.

We believe these cuts have disproportionately and unfairly impacted libraries in Northern Ontario and jeopardize our ability to provide equitable library service in the North. We are also dismayed that the Government chose to make these cuts without undertaking any consultation with Northern libraries about what the impact could be on our organizations and our patrons.”

QUOTED FROM “A STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF NORTHERN ONTARIO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.”

SOURCE – Wawa Public LIbrary

Wawa Public Library

The Wawa Public Library (WPL) has a great selection of books, periodicals (magazines), DVD’s, Blu-rays, audiobooks, French books, and Children’s collection!

The Library offers photocopying, faxing, laminating, printing, and VHS to DVD conversion. Free WiFi is available at the library, with 4 public computers and 3 iPads for public use.The Wawa Public Library also recycles your batteries and ink cartridges!

WPL has a Drop Box for returns when the library is closed. Please remember the drop box is for library materials only.

Online - WPL (wawa.olsn.ca), Wawa History page ( www.wawahistory.wawa.cc). The WPL also has a Facebook Page and one for the Summer Program, posting daily to keep you updated.Be sure to check out our E-Resources page.

Free WiFi is available at the library with 4 public computers and 3 iPads. Contact Zoe for computer, tablet and cell phone help.

LIBRARY HOURS are Monday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 am –7:00 pm, Friday 11:00 am-5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Please note that effective July 1st the Wawa Public Library will be closed on Mondays.

TELEPHONE – 705-856-2244 ext. 290 for the circulation desk or ext. 291 for the librarian’s office, or email at [email protected]

LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP is FREE to residents of the Municipality of Wawa and contracting communities.We can also issue a non-resident library card for a fee of $10.00 per month or $95.00 per year.

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