Services for You

Library-to-Go is available at your library! The zero-contact process ensures everyone's safety. 

Read through this page to learn how to use this service and stay safe.

This pandemic has made us come together rallying our strength, the human spirit. Through all of this, we are re-emphasizing what is most important - our community and our team members. The health and safety of staff and our community remain our primary concern.

 This is what we're doing!
 Daily sanitizing of all high-touch surfaces
  • Full cleaning every evening
  • Staff wear masks, frequently wash and sanitize hands, and when necessary, wear gloves
  • No face to face interaction with the public
  • Borrowed items are placed outside the front doors on a table for patrons to pick up while following physical distancing practices
  • Returned items are quarantined for 7 days
 Library-to-Go is a GO!
 Read about how to return library items in the 24/7 Drop Box, the details about putting your 10 requests on Hold, and the Library-to-Go modified services. 

Please be patient.  This is new for all of us.

The hours of operation are significantly different.  Be sure to review the details in the Library-to-Go section below. 

 Building Status
 The building remains CLOSED to the public even after the launch of the Library-to-Go zero-contact, modified services.

The District of Muskoka in partnership with Huntsville Public Library is offering free income tax clinics. This year, the income tax clinics are offered by zero-contact phone appointments with CRA trained volunteers. Clinics are operating from March 1st-April 30th.

Use the registration form below or call the library at 705-789-5232 to register. A volunteer will contact you during the week of your scheduled appointment.

To learn more about the clinics, or to view eligibility requirements please visit District of Muskoka, Income Tax Clinics.

Registration Form

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NEW Hours!

The zero-contact modified services are offered during specific hours. Review these NEW HOURS to avoid disappointment.   (NOTE:The drop box is available 24/7 so you can bring your borrowed items back anytime!)

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Drop Box

Ready to return your borrowed library items? Find details about how to return items and which borrowed items can be returned in the drop box. The drop box is available 24/7. (NOTE: NO donations!)

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Library-to-Go

Read how the Library-to-Go service works, how to place holds and what to expect! We are excited to offer this innovative, zero-contact service to our community!

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Book Bundles for Kids

Too busy to browse the catalogue on behalf of your kids? Book Bundles is a new service to find books for your kids that they may enjoy based on their interests! *Book Bundles will be unavailable from April 2-12

Fill out this form and staff will find some items and get them ready for pick-up through Library-To-Go!

Book Bundles Form

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Answers

Do you still have questions about our modified services? We work hard to make sure you are informed and have up-to-date information. This is a list of questions we most often get asked and answered! 

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Neighbouring Libraries

Residents of Muskoka can go to any library in the District to get a free library card so they can borrow materials.

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Get Involved

Interested in learning about the Library Board?  Would you like to volunteer with Friends of the Library?  This is the page for you!  It is teeming with information about the library.  Written just for you!

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Interlibrary Loan

Our Interlibrary Loan system is currently suspended. We hope to have it running soon, so stay informed by checking back periodically.

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Modified Services: Plan

Learn more about our plans for modified services.  Find details about zero-contact services as they develop. 

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Book a Virtual Class Visit

Huntsville Public Library is pleased to offer virtual class visits for elementary and high school teachers. Click on the link above to book a virtual class visit for your students.

Library-to-Go Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 3 PM | CLOSED at NOON (12 - 1 PM)

Friday: 1 - 3 PM & 4 - 6 PM | CLOSED from 3 - 4 PM

Saturday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 3 PM | CLOSED at NOON (12 - 1 PM)

CLOSED on Sunday and Monday.

 

Drop Box is available 24/7!

No public access to building.


 

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