Library Service


The following information has been provided to assist you with borrowing from North Hastings Public Library.


You must be a member of the library to borrow library materials.  Free membership is provided to residents and ratepayers of Bancroft, Faraday and Limerick Municipalities.  Card holders of Haliburton County Public Library also have free membership.  Non-residents may also join with an annual fee of $35 or a seasonal fee of $20.  Visit the library to register and pick up a library card.

Please note:  Orders for pick-up are processed in the following order:

  1. Website Catalogue Holds
    • 24/7 – Search the catalogue and place holds on materials
    • During library hours, staff will fill your order and then call to arrange a pick-up
    • Staff check holds twice daily
  2. Phone in your request
    • Answering machine 24/7 – Call 613 332-3380 and leave a message for staff
    • Leave your name, and phone number for contact
    • Telephone during library hours to speak directly to staff
  1. Email your request 
    • Staff will check e-mails twice daily
    • List as much information as you can about what you would like to borrow. Please include a contact number.
    • Staff will fill your order and then contact you about availability and pick-up times.