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About the Library

Library Policies

Lending Policy

Library books and internet access are available without charge to all Township residents. Fiction, non-fiction, books on tape, magazines and videos are offered at all branches of the library.

Library materials may be borrowed in accordance with the following circulation policy

Circulation Policy

Materials may be used in the libraries free of charge.

Borrowers are requested to inform the libraries of any change of address, telephone number, etc.

Loan Period is for 21 days with the following exception: Videos may be borrowed for 1 week.

Library materials will ordinarily be loaded for a period of 3 weeks. Renewals may be made for a period of 3 weeks provided no reserve has been placed on the material. Renewals may be made on the telephone. There is a reduced loan period of 2 weeks for very popular new published titles.

Borrowing Limitations: 

  • Non-fiction: 2 books on a subject per card. 
  • Talking books: per card 
  • Periodicals: 4 per card.

Lost Materials: Must be replaces with like material or pay replacement cost. 

Reference materials are usually available for in-library consultation only. However, special loan of these materials may be made at the discretion of the librarian on duty. 

Interlibrary Loans: Books obtained on interlibrary loan are available for the period specified by the lending library.


If you return materials after the due date, the following charges will apply.

  • Adult Material: $0.25 per day per item 
  • Children’s books: $0.10 per day per item
  • DVD’s/Videos: $0.50 per DVD/video per day
  • Interlibrary Loan Books: $1.00 per day per book.


All three branches of the Elizabethtown-Kitley libraries strive to be accessible to all of our patrons, and members of the public.

Our branches are accessible in the following ways:

  • All the branches are wheelchair accessible, having ramps to the entrances of the library.
  • Dedicated Handicap parking spaces.
  • Accessibility buttons for the doors exterior.

The Library Board

The Public Library Board meets once per month to discuss issues surrounding the library.

Mission Statement

To provide Public Library Services for the residents of Elizabethtown-Kitley Township.

Meeting Information

The Public Library Board meets the 3rdWednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.. The location of the meeting alternates between the New Dublin Branch of the Library at 6544 New Dublin Road, and the Toledo Branch at 424 Hwy 29.

Meeting Locations

Library Board meetings rotate between the 3 library branches.

Board Minutes

Board minutes can be found at our Virtual Library. Click here to visit the Virtual Library.


  • Edgar Bell
  • Allan Halfper
  • Terry James
  • Councillor Henry Oosterhof
  • Ashley Renaud
  • James Laverty
  • Ruth Blanchard, Staff Resource

Contact the Board

For more information on the Public Library Board, or to list a matter on the agenda of an upcoming meeting contact Administrative Staff at:

6544 New Dublin Rd
RR 2
Addison ON K0E 1A0

613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175 (within the 613 area code)