• If you still have library material, please hold on to it until we reopen. Our drop box will be checked less frequently, and all material will be checked in with extended due dates when we reopen.

  • OverDrive is still available for all valid cardholders. If you are having trouble getting in, please email library@cityofnorthbay.ca
  • Don't have a library card, but need one to access OverDrive for downloadable ebooks and audiobooks? Email library@cityofnorthbay.ca to have a temporary card issued to you.

  • In addition to TumbleBooks, we are now offering free access to PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next and Capstone Interactive books for school-aged children. For the links, please visit our Eresources page.

  • For any inquiries about our services, email library@cityofnorthbay.ca

  • All holds already collected will remain on the hold shelf until after we reopen. No new holds will be pulled at this time.

  • The interlibrary loan service has been suspended at this time. We will not be making any requests nor will we be receiving requested material.

  • The shut-in service will be suspened out of concern for our volunteers and for our patrons. Please keep the material you have until the service resumes.



For more information about COVID-19 in North Bay:


North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit



Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ (English)

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/fr/ (French)


Government of Canada - Coronavirus disease (CORVID-19)

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html (English)

https://www.canada.ca/fr/sante-publique/services/maladies/maladie-coronavirus-covid-19.html (French)


For more information, please see our official release.

Construction Updates Available

For more construction updates and notices, visit our Construction Update page.

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