Grey Highlands Public Library

Site: Walter Harris Memorial Branch

Description (Service) Provides comprehensive library and information services to residents and visitors of Grey Highlands and contracting municipalities. Services include:  
* reference and readers' advisory service 
* programs for children and adults  
* public access computer stations and free high-speed internet/wifi  
* printing, copying and scanning  
* fiction and non-fiction collections (books, audiobooks, ebooks, magazines and movies)  
* collections and equipment for people with disabilities (large print, talking books, touch screen computer with large print keyboard, Merlin LCC (video magnifier system), AODA-trained staff) 
* home delivery for residents unable to travel to library branches 
* local newspapers on microfilm 
* interlibrary loans (to request material from other libraries in Ontario) 
* local history and genealogical collections, print and digital 
* meeting room rentals available
Service Details
Hours Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am-5:30 pm * Thu 1 pm-8:30 pm * Sat 10 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Chatsworth ; Grey Highlands ; Southgate ; West Grey
Eligibility Individuals who live, work, or attend school within the municipality of Grey Highlands are eligible for a free library membership at any of Grey Highlands Public Library branches (Flesherton, Markdale and Kimberley). Southgate residents are also eligible for a free library membership. Non-resident and visitor memberships are also available (please visit the library for further details and fee structure). 
Members of the Meaford Public Library and the Blue Mountains Public LIbrary are eligible for a Grey Highlands Public Library membership by reciprocal agreement, and vice-versa.
Application Walk-in, call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None ; No membership fee for residents * call for details on copying/faxing or late fees
Address and Location
Located In Community Markdale
Address & Map
75 Walker St
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
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Intersection Walker St and Toronto St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-986-3436
Fax 519-986-4799
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Primary Contact Lindsay Shaw, Digital Services & Branch Manager
Primary Executive Wilda Allen, CEO
Mailing Address PO Box 499 
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0

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