Borrow and Learn

The Douro-Dummer Public Library is an active and valued cornerstone of the community. Browse our collections, get access to educational resources and unlock your imagination with our children's games and resources.

Browse the library catalogue

Get a library card

Review the different ways that you can get a library card for the Douro-Dummer Public Library.

In-person

Visit the Library and complete the registration form. You'll need to show valid photo identification with your address. 

Online

Simply complete and submit the Library Card Registration form. When your library card is ready for pickup you will receive an email. You will need to show photo identification with an address at the time of pickup.

Children and teens

If you are a child or teen 15 years of age or younger, you can get your own library card. Your parent or guardian will have to fill out a registration form or be present with identification to accept responsibility for all materials borrowed on your card.

Interlibrary loans

If you have searched the collection and have not found what you're looking for, you can request materials through inter-library loan.  

The Douro-Dummer Public Library is part of the information resource sharing network for Ontario public libraries allowing you to access to public and academic libraries across the country, the Ontario Archives, and Library and Archives Canada

There are some restrictions on materials which can be requested. Requests for the following cannot be accepted:

  • Reference items
  • Rare books
  • New best-sellers

Education and skill development

Our library collection includes a variety of educational resources for all ages. If you're looking to learn a new language or update your tech skills, the Douro-Dummer Public Library's got you covered. Please visit our Education and Learning Page or our Technology and Communication Page.

Find a mini-library

There are variety of mini-libraries located throughout the Township of Douro-Dummer. Visit one of these libraries, where you can take a book and leave a book. View our mini-library map to find a location near you.