Innisfil IdeaLAB & Library

Site: Lakeshore Branch

Description (Service) COVID 19 - Library is operating with curbside pick up for books and materials.  LIBRARY is OPEN as a Warming Centre during regular operating hours with a Community Refrigerator for anyone who might need food as well.

The Lakeshore Library & ideaLAB is part of a four-branch system with locations in Stroud, Alcona, Churchill (temporarily closed) and Cookstown 

The Library is open to the public at limited capacity operating under a Browse, Borrow & Go model which means:
  • In-person visits are welcome but should be kept to one hour or less
  • Computers will be available for one 60 minute session per person, per day
  • Curbside pickup is still available
  • All patrons (except those who are exempt) must wear a mask when coming into the Library or picking up curbside materials
Registration is required for all Children's Programs.  Contact tracing/screening is mandatory for participation

  • large collection of books
  • World Languages collections
  • magazines
  • DVDs and Blurays
  • audio books 
  • video games 
  • internet terminals and wireless (wi-fi) 
  • a computer training lab 
  • children's programs for 0-12 years of age 
  • programs for adults and seniors 
  • lounge areas 
  • quiet study and meeting rooms 
  • room rentals 
  • a performance space 
  • homebound services available 
  • creative tools and software available through hackLAB and digital mediaLAB 
  • seed library 
  • dog licenses 
  • parking passes 
  • photocopying/faxing 
For a complete list of programs offered, visit  Browse, Borrow & Go for more information

Extreme Cold Warming Centre

On days when the temperature dips to -15┬░ Celsius or below and/or a weather advisory is released, the library will be available as a warming centre during regular operating hours


Service Details
Hours Tue-Thu 9:30 am-8 pm, Fri 9:30 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Innisfil
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact tracing and screening are required for participation in Registered Children Programs 
Proof of residency 
Call or visit
Languages English ; Access to newcomer services through YMCA Welcome Services 
Other languages available
Fees Membership - for non-residents ; None - for residents, students of Innisfil schools, and those who work in Innisfil ; Membership fee for non-residents is $60/year; $35/6 mth; $25/3mth  
Has reciprocal agreements with New Tecumseth, Bradford and Essa Libraries
Address and Location
Located In Community Alcona
Address & Map
967 Innisfil Beach Rd
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3
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Intersection Innisfil Beach Rd and St. John's Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-431-7410
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Primary Contact Mandy Pethick, Manager of Library Service; Phone: ext 5201; Email:

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