You can only request a book, magazine or DVD from our collection.
We will be enforcing the following borrowing limits.
Books - 12 items
DVDs - 4 items and/or 1 TV series
Magazines - 2 items
Interlibrary loan requests will be accepted, but we cannot guarantee if the lending libraries will pick up the order.
We can make the request for you, but the participation by other libraries will vary. We can’t guarantee you’ll get your request.
Visit our homepage and to browse our online catalogue. Click on “Access the Catalogue”. You can browse by category or use the Advanced Search feature.
You can also call, message or email us directly to find out.
If you are browsing the online catalogue you can place a “hold” on an available title. You’ll need to log in with your library card and PIN to be able to do this. If you don’t have this information, you’ll need contact your librarian.
You can also request material by telephone or email.
On shelf holds via online catalogue
Patrons placing a hold via the online catalogue are responsible for checking the status of their material. When your hold is fulfilled the status of the hold will change to “Ready for Pick Up”.
Holds placed via Email, telephone and Messenger
When your hold is fulfilled, the library will contact you to inform you it’s ready for pick-up.
Material will not be accessible overnight. If you miss the pickup times, you can come the following day.
On your pick up day:
If you are able to, call the circulation desk (705-752-2042) and a staff member will direct you.
Library to Car delivery
If you prefer to remain in your car, the staff will place your material in your trunk, back hatch or backseat.
If you are driving a truck, the staff will place it on your passenger seat.
Library to car delivery will only be available on weekdays.
Lobby Pick up
Only one patron in the lobby at a time.
When you enter the building, approach the tables in front of the protective barrier. You can then request your material from the librarian.
The librarian will place it on the table and slide it towards you.
Pick up times
Once patrons have received a confirmation notice from the librarian, material can be picked during our business hours.
All material is to be returned in the drop box located at the library proper or at the Municipal Office at 390 Hwy 94 in Corbeil.
Patrons can request used books the following ways:
Google Form request
Website form request
Used book requests are processed like regular books and you will receive instructions on when and how to pick them up.
Curbside pick-up, staffing, telephone hours and other services may change at any time during this closure. Updates will be posted on our website and social media platforms as developments occur.
Returned materials will be cleaned and quarantined for 72 hours, before being place back into the collection.
Although we strive to sanitize and practice safe handling of materials, the East Ferris Public Library cannot guarantee the sanitization of library items. Please take your own precautions.
Patrons should be advised to wash hands before and after handling books and other items, avoid touching their face while reading and to avoid sneezing or coughing into items.
Patrons who are immunosuppressed or otherwise susceptible to COVID-19 should not take out items from the library.