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
Site Location 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) 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) 
 
**Various programs offered for adults, teens and children - see online calendar for programming and event information, dates and times 
 
**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 Mon-Tue, Thu 10 am-8 pm * Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm * Sat 10 am-3 pm
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 ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Youth Enrichment Programs