Newmarket Public Library
438 Park Ave., Newmarket, ON, L3Y 1W1
Main Telephone: 905-953-5110
Children's Dept.: 905-953-5105
Automated Telemessaging: 905-953-5111
Hours of Operation:
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).
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
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.
Choose from over 175,000 items: books, talking books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, video games, eReaders and more.
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
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.
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.
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.
Volunteer your time with our Visiting Library Service, Reading Buddies, or the Teen Advisory Group. Book a group tour or presentation.
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.
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
Research the past through census and cemetery records, The Era newspaper archive on microfilm or online, or the Ancestry database.
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
20¢ per day per item, $5 maximum per item
Young Adult Material
10¢ per day per item, $1 maximum per item
5¢ per day per item, $1 maximum per item
No fines for 65+. Processing fees apply.
DVDs, CD-ROMs, video games, language learning audio
$1 per day per item, $10 maximum per item
$5 per day per item, $20 maximum per item
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.