BUPL :: Library Services

By: Bonnechere Union Public Library  09-12-2011
Keywords: Computers, Books, Public Library

The library provides a wide variety of materials and services, including: public access computers, free Internet access, videos, books, magazines, large-print books, audiobooks, programs, newspapers, interlibrary loan, and more..!

Library membership is free to all residents of Bonnechere Valley, North Algona/Wilberforce and Killaloe/ Hagarty/Richards townships. Non-residents can purchase library memberships for an annual household fee of $30.00 or a seasonal (3 months) fee of $10.00.

You will be asked for verification of your address so please bring a driver’s license, mail or something that confirms your identity and address. After filling out the necessary form, your card is usually ready in a week. It can be picked up during your next visit to the library.

The Bonnechere Union Public Library has a large collection of fiction and non-fiction materials. This includes:

  • Books
  • DVDs and VHS tapes
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Large Print Books
  • Audio Books
  • Downloadable Audio CDs
  • eBooks
  • Downloadable eBooks

To search our collection, please visit our


In addition to the above collections, the Library also offers an eBook Collection. You can access this collections via the Library's public access computers, as well as from the convenience of your own home! For more information on how to register for this service, please visit our


BUPL has an arrangement with the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) to receive new large print items, literacy materials and DVDs several times yearly. This arrangement ensures that new items will always be arriving at the library.

Books, magazines, CDs, VHS videos, large print and audio books have a loan period of three weeks. DVDs have a loan period of one week. If our library has an item you would like, we can reserve that item for you and notify you when it becomes available.

Please feel free to

any time to renew your books and avoid overdue fines.

Books, magazines, CDs, large print and audio books have an overdue penalty of $0.25 per item/day. VHS videos have a penalty of $0.50 per item/day. DVDs have a penalty of $1.00 per item/day.

You can renew any of these items

to avoid late penalties.

If we don't have what you need, BUPL staff can order it through inter-library loan. Materials will usually arrive within a week and we'll give you a call to let you know it's in.

BUPL staff have created bookmarks which give patrons suggestions about other authors they may want to discover. We also provide



you can search online!

We are also happy to assist you with your photocopying, faxing, and printing needs. We charge $0.25 for each page of a photocopy or black & white computer print-out. Each page of a fax costs $1.00.

Whether you are looking for a job, doing research for a project, or perhaps just checking your e-mail, the Library has the necessary resources for you to take advantage of. Currently the Bonnechere Union Public Library has 8 public internet terminals and 2 children terminals equipped with children's software. Others have Microsoft Word and other Office applications.

The Bonnechere Publicy Library is proud to be part of the

which is funded by Industry Canada. The library, as a CAP site for the town of Eganville, is pleased to be able to provide the community with free Internet access and computer training. Our current CAP Intern is Josh Bishop. Come in and speak with Josh if you need help with your pamphlet, word document, resume, report or any other computer application!


The library provides free wireless access within the library's premises. Personal laptops can be used to gain connectivity to the library's wireless network without a network jack. Just ask library staff for a password to connect you.


We also provide copy and print services to our patrons. Both copies and prints are 25¢/page.


Funding for our computers have come from various grants. We would like to thank our generous funders:

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Books, Computers, Public Library

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