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Newmarket Public Library

ImageThe Newmarket Public Library is located at 438 Park Avenue, Newmarket. For more information, please call 905-953-5110.
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438 Park Ave., Newmarket, ON, L3Y 1W1
Main Telephone: 905-953-5110
Children's Dept.: 905-953-5105
Automated Telemessaging: 905-953-5111
Fax: 905-953-5104

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m
Friday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
(Holiday and Sunday hours may vary).

For more information about Newmarket Public Library visit
www.newmarketpl.ca or e-mail npl@newmarketpl.ca.

The Library's Role...

Inspiring the growth of an engaged and informed Newmarket as the centre of community dialogue, debate and discovery in dynamic and welcoming physical and virtual environments.

To fulfill this role, we will:

Ignite Community Dialogue, Discovery and Debate
Lead a Learning Community
Ready our Capabilities

Library Membership

A librar card is required for borrowing, using a computer, and accessing online resources. Temporary computer and online access is available. Library cards are free to anyone living, working, or going to school in York Region; otherwise the annual fee is $30. Proof of name and address is required. Children under 14 require the signature of a parent or guardian.

Inspiring borrowing

Choose from over 175,000 items: books, talking books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, video games, eReaders and more.

Inspiring access

Use our website to download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, video and more. Access
online learning courses and research databases. Browse the library's catalogue and check your
account online.

Inspiring technology

Use a computer workstation or borrow a portable device to access the Internet or MS Office. Connect your own device to our Wi-Fi network. Try our digital group workspaces. Experience creative technology such as 3D printing. Use our convenient self-serve stations for check-in and check-out.

Inspiring services
Print or photocopy B&W or colour documents. Scan documents directly to e-mail or a memory device. Consult our qualified staff for research help in person, by phone, or online.

Inspiring accessibility

If you are unable to visit us due to a disability or illness, use our Visiting Library Service to have books delivered to your home. If you have a print disability, sign up for the Centre for Equitable Library Access. Try our Large Print books and accessible computer workstation with adaptive software.

Inspiring participation

Volunteer your time with our Visiting Library Service, Reading Buddies, or the Teen Advisory Group. Book a group tour or presentation.

Inspiring programs

Programs for children, teens, and adults include storytime, reading clubs, creative arts, music,

computer workshops, technology, general interest, and IdeaMarket community conversations. Find out more on our website or in the Town of Newmarket Activity Guide, delivered free in The Era newspaper.

Inspiring spaces

Rooms are available for rent for meetings and events, complete with A/V equipment and

videoconferencing system. Small group/study rooms can also be used for free on a drop-in basis


Inspiring history

Research the past through census and cemetery records, The Era newspaper archive on microfilm or online, or the Ancestry database.

Loan Periods
Most loans are for three weeks. Some high-demand items may be for a shorter period of time.

Materials may be renewed twice, except for some high-demand and reserved items. Renewals can be done in person, by telephone, or online. A password is required to access your file online or through the automated phone system. Materials can be returned in the 24-hour return slot outside the library or at the library's return box at Upper Canada Mall.

Overdue Fines (as of December 2014)
Printed material, CDs & talking books

Adult Material:
20 per day per item, $5 maximum per item

Young Adult Material
10 per day per item, $1 maximum per item

Children's Material
5 per day per item, $1 maximum per item

Senior Citizens
No fines for 65+. Processing fees apply.
DVDs, CD-ROMs, video games, language learning audio
$1 per day per item, $10 maximum per item
Kobo eReaders
$5 per day per item, $20 maximum per item
Processing Fees
A $5 non-refundable processing fee is charged when a bill for replacement is sent at five weeks overdue.

Located in the library, York Info provides information about community groups and services, and connects volunteers with non-profit agencies looking for help. Find available volunteer positions at www.yorkinfo.ca or book an appointment to talk about volunteer
opportunities that align with your interests.

Keep in touch!
Get help with library resources via the ask NPL logo on our website or by text at 905-769-0433. Subscribe to the library's e-newsletter, NPL News, on our website to receive timely email updates on new services, upcoming programs, and special events.