Wellington County Library

Site: Mount Forest Branch

Service: Wellington County Library

Notices
Public Comments Library vending kiosk now available during building hours at Mount Forest Sports Complex. A library book or DVD may be borrowed using a valid library card and PIN; materials must be returned to patron's local library branch.
Contact Information
Alternate Name Mount Forest Carnegie Library
Office Phone 519-323-4541
Fax 519-323-0119
E-Mail mtforestlib@wellington.ca
Website www.wellington.ca/en/library.asp
Primary Contact Shannon Hydon, Branch Supervisor; Email: shannonh@wellington.ca
Description (Site) Mount Forest-Downtown
Located In Community Mount Forest
Address & Map
118 Main St N
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L0
 
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Intersection Main St N and Wellington St E
Mailing Address Box 309 
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; ZoomText magnifier / reader available
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update (as of Sep 8, 2020): All 14 branches are currently open to the public, including evening and weekend hours. Visits are time-limited and visitors must follow all health and safety protocols, including mandatory face coverings. Computer access continues by appointment only. See Wellington County Library for current hours and services.

Library system consists of 14 branches located in communities throughout the County.
* library cards obtained through any branch
* all branches connected by online library catalogue
* Internet hotspots
* WiFi available
* electronic resources (research tools, eBooks, eAudiobooks)

**Career and Job Search Information: Second Chance Employment Counselling available Tue (call 1-800-478-0961 or 519-843-5513 to book an appointment)
Hours See Wellington County Library for current hours.
Areas Served Wellington North
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
Established 1860; Mount Forest Carnegie Library opened in 1913; became part of the Wellington County Library System in 1982
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington
Print Material The Next Chapter - Wellington County Library Newsletter
Subjects
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries