Curbside Pick-Up Library Materials

* Please see below for  information on curbside faxing and printing

We are currently closed to the public, but the Library is now open to you!

 

If you know how to search our catalogue and place a hold from our website (click here). Staff can see your hold and fill your order. You can also fill out an online form (click here) and send it to us. Call us at 705 752-2544 if you prefer to order by phone. We can place your order for you.

 

 

Borrow FREE books, magazines, audiobooks and DVDs

Once you place your order, our staff will search for your materials; check them out; and place them in a bag for pick-up. We will then call to schedule your pick-up. Please pay attention to pick up times and try to come within the half hour time slot you are given. If something unforeseeable happens and you are unable to keep your appointment, call back to cancel and we can offer you a new date and time for your pickup.

 

All books will be checked out for 3 weeks

No fines incurred during our curbside services

 

All returned materials placed in the book drop will be quarantined for a period of 72 hours. There will be a leaflet in your bag explaining how and why we are quarantining our books and DVDs when they are returned.

Staff will be taking precautions to ensure the safe handling of Library materials, and will only be emptying the book drop at the end of the day. Staff will be physical distancing inside the library to comply with government regulations.

Please do not allow children or teens under 16 years of age to pick up your order.

Please do not arrive to pick up books if you are ill.

 

These precautions are to keep you and the staff safe and healthy.

 

Library Hours during Curbside Pick-up:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Thursday: 1:00pm-6:00pm

STOP!  Curbside Pick-up Services do not allow you to go into the library, we are mandated by the provincial government to be closed.

Orders are limited to 6 books and 2 movies per person. If you are picking up for a family let us know so we can extend your limit. Call in or place your order online. When you receive your callback from our staff, please pay attention to the day and time for pick-up.

 

On the day of your pick-up when you arrive at the Library call to let us know that you have arrived and we will set your books out on the table on the walkway. If someone is already at the table, please do not approach the table. Wait in the red square box on the sidewalk.

 

Before you leave your car or walk towards the library please read the following procedures:

  • Please respect physical distancing rules.

  • Please wait at the orange box on the sidewalk until staff have placed your bag for pick-up on the table and are back inside the Library before leaving the orange box.

  • When it is your turn to pick up your items: If you have books to return, walk directly to the book drop and push your books into the drop box slot before collecting your items from the table.

 

At this point you can wave hello at us inside. We are happy to see you!

 

  • Once you have your materials please walk directly back to your car so that the next person may pick up their materials.Thanks for using the curbside service

 

When You Arrive Home

As an extra precaution please wash your hands before and after handling your books or other materials. Avoid touching your face while reading and avoid sneezing or coughing into a page while reading.

If you become sick please set your books aside and do not touch them during your illness.  Please inform us when you return the books that you were ill while you had them.

 

 

Disclaimer

  • Due to the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, these services may need to be adjusted or suspended without notice.

  • If you are immune compromised, or have other underlying illnesses this service may not be appropriate for you.

Please let us know if we can improve our service: email: cplstaff@cogeco.net

Curbside Printing and Faxing:

Please follow the directions below to requesting curbside printing or faxing. Once staff have received your request they will contact you by phone. If you cannot send your documents by email please call the Library at 705-752-2544 for other options.

 

Please note: we can only accept correct change for prints and faxes.

 

If you need items photocopied please send them electronically- you can scan the documents and email them, or if you do not have access to a scanner you can take a photo with a smart phone or tablet and email them. Follow the directions below for Curbside Printing.

Curbside Printing

To request documents to be printed at the library:

  • Documents or images must be attached in an email to cplstaff@cogeco.net

  • Documents must be in .doc, .docx, .png., .jpg, or .pdf format

  • All prints will be printed single sided, in black and white on 8.5" x 11" unless indicated in the email request

 

Prices are as listed below:

8.5"x11" Black and white ink: $0.20 per page

8.5"x11" Colour ink: $1.00 per page

8.5"x14" Black and white ink: $0.25 per page​​

Curbside Faxing

To request a fax be sent from the library:

Email cplstaff@cogeco.net the following:

  • Fill in and attach a fax cover sheet (must include your name and a phone number that you can be reached at)

  • Attach the document of your fax

 

To request a fax be received on your behalf at the library:

  • Please let us know ahead of time that you will be receiving a fax, and who the sender is

  • Include your email and phone number so that we can contact you once we receive it

  • The fax number at the library is: 705-752-2819

 

Prices are as listed below*:

Outgoing:

1-5 pages: $1 per page

6-10 pages: $6 total

11-15 pages: $8 total

16-20 pages: $10 total

Incoming:

1-5 pages: $2 total

6-10 pages: $4 total

11-15 pages: $6 total

16-20 pages: $8 total

*the cover page is not included in the page count for pricing

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Email: cplstaff@cogeco.net

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Callander Ontario

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