Huron County Library

Site: Howick Branch

Service: Huron County Library

Description
Description (Service) COVID19 All Huron County Library branch locations are closed and all programs, events, activities at all Huron County Library locations are CANCELED until further notice. Free wifi in all library parking lots password: huroncounty
• Due dates have been extended and patrons will not accumulate fines during this time. • Current library holds will not expire • Interlibrary Loan services are suspended. • Book drops are now closed • And branch phone lines are not being monitored at this time. We encourage patrons to utilize our online resources during this time. Online card registration is available on the our website.
Should you require assistance, please contact Library Administration either by phone at 519-482-5457, and leave a message or EMAIL.

Provides residents/taxpayers with: * library materials, information and related programs and services * reference service * comprehensive information provided to the public upon request * Internet access and computer workstations * wireless (wi-fi) Internet * children's services * circulation of a wide variety of reading materials * mp3 audiobooks, audiobooks on CD and music CDs * DVDs, Blu-ray * large print books * talking books, DAISY readers and DAISY discs * interlibrary loans * local history and genealogical materials * collection also includes family literacy kits, STEAM kits, Object Library and lending Internet Hubs * free passes for the Huron County Museum
Service Details
Hours Tue, Wed, Thu 4 pm-8 pm * Fri 1 pm-5 pm * Sat 10 am-2 pm
Areas Served Huron County
Eligibility Library cards are free to all residents of Huron County * A resident is defined as someone who rents or owns property in Huron County
Application New members can apply for a library card at any branch of the Huron County Library * must have identification with current address  
 
The Huron County Library has reciprocal borrowing privileges with Bruce County, Middlesex County, Wellington County, Lambton County Libraries, the Perth County Information Network (excluding Perth South), Stratford Public Library, and Waterloo Regional Library. To obtain a membership in a neighbouring library system, the applicant must hold a valid library card from the municipality in which s/he resides.  
 
Perth South is a contract municipality with Huron County Library. Perth South has no library, but pays for its residents to have borrowing privileges from the Huron County Library.
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Membership ; Library cards are free to all residents of Huron County * An annual non-resident membership fee of $70.00 per household is charged to outside user areas * Replacement cards are issued at the cost of $2.00. Damaged or worn-out cards are replaced free of charge.  
 
Loan Periods and Fines  
Most materials may be borrowed for three weeks, and may be renewed two times. Fines (or extended use fees) are 25 cents per item per day for most materials.
Address and Location
Located In Community Howick
Address & Map
45088 Harriston Rd
Gorrie, ON N0G 1X0
 
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Intersection Mcintosh Line and Hwy 87
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-335-6899
E-Mail howicklibrary@huroncounty.ca
Website www.huroncounty.ca/library/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Huron-County-Library/140245532675990
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/huroncountylib
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCdv_cGF-77cch_cYI67p7Xw?feature=watch
Primary Contact Shannon Kammerer, Information Services Librarian; Email: skammerer@huroncounty.ca
Alternate Contact Beth Rumble, County Librarian; Email: brumble@huroncounty.ca
Primary Executive Jenni Boles, Deputy County Librarian; Email: jboles@huroncounty.ca
Mailing Address c/o Alice Munro Public Library 
Box 280 
281 Edward St 
Wingham, ON N0G 2W0

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