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Contact Information
Alternate Name WCL
Office Phone 519-846-0918
Fax 519-846-2066
Primary Contact Joyce Tenhage, Branch Supervisor; Phone: 519-846-0918 ext 6222; Email:
Primary Executive Murray McCabe, Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-787-7805 ext 6224
Alternate Executive Chanda Gilpin, Assistant Chief Librarian; Phone: 519-787-7805 ext 6229
Description (Site) Located between Fergus and Elora on County Rd 18, behind Wellington County Museum and Archives
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
552 Wellington Rd 18
Fergus, ON N1M 2W3
View Google Map
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; ZoomText magnifier / reader and closed circuit television magnifier available
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Library system consists of 14 branches located in communities throughout Wellington County.
Description (Service) Services include: 
* library cards obtained through any branch  
* all branches connected by online library catalogue  
* Internet hotspots 
* WiFi available 
* electronic resources (research tools, eBooks, eAudiobooks) 
**Various programs offered for adults, teens, and children - see online calendar for programming and event information, dates and times
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-8 pm * Sat 10 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wellington County
Eligibility People who reside in Wellington County, pay taxes to the County, or live within the area of a neighbouring library system with reciprocal borrowing privileges * students who attend school within the County, but do not live within its boundaries, are exempt from the non-resident fee  
People who do not live in Wellington County or pay taxes to the County may use any Library branch but must pay a non-resident membership (currently $120 per family)
Application Apply for a library card at any branch * bring photo ID and proof of address
Languages English
Fees None - for residents of Wellington County and eligible non-residents
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington
Print Material The Next Chapter - Wellington County Library Newsletter 
Ancestry Library Edition is available at all Wellington County Library locations (in branch only) and the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Includes census information; birth, marriage and death records; directories; military papers; ship passenger lists; immigration records; maps, etc (from Canada, USA, UK)
Service Categories Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Youth Enrichment Programs