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Welcome to Selwyn Public Library.

Hours of Operation

Bridgenorth Library
P: 705-292-5065
F: 705-292-6695

Mon: 10am - 5pm
Tues & Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Wed & Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: Closed

Ennismore Library
P: 705-292-8022
F: 705-292-8687

Mon, Wed & Fri: 1pm - 5pm
Tues: 10am - 5pm
Thurs: 10am - 2pm & 6pm - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed

Lakefield Library
P: 705-652-8623
F: 705-652-8878

Tues & Fri: 10am - 5pm
Wed: 10am - 2pm
Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

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Adult Programs

Contacts

**NEW** Home Library Delivery

Genealogy Workshops

Tackle Share - Rod, Reel, Tackle

Technology Workshops

Coffee House

Art Display 

Bridgenorth Library Book Club

Ennismore Library Book Club

Lakefield Library Book Club

eBook Support

One-on-one Tech Support

Movie Night 

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Genealogy Workshops - Ennismore Library

All the workshops will be on Mondays at 1 PM in the Optimist Hall
(Located below the Ennismore Library).

July 8th - Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy Online Registration 
This workshop will cover the basics: Family Tree, Family Record, Relationships, the Importance of Birth, Marriage, and Death records, and Recording Dates. Additionally, how to get started in genealogy and which records are useful.


July 22nd - Ontario Land Records Online Registration
This workshop will cover: History of Land Settlement in Ontario, surveying a Township, Land Records from Crown to Owner, from Owner to Owner.

September 16th - Ontario Municipal Records - online registration opens in August
This workshop will cover: The History of Ontario Municipal records and where to find them.


September 30th - Places of Worship in Peterborough County - online registration opens in August
This workshop will cover: Church History, Early Days, Growth, Where the records are.


October 7th - The Genealogy of Place - online registration opens in September
Most genealogists research a family.  How different is it if you are researching the genealogy of an entire community?  This talk is based on Fraser Dunford’s decade-long research of the early settlers in Dummer Township.

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Home Library Service

The Selwyn Public Library and Community Care Chemung are offering a new service called Home Library Service. This service provides delivery of library materials to homebound persons residing in Bridgenorth and Ennismore. For more information please contact Kelsey, the Ennismore librarian, at 705 292 8022.

Click here to access the online "Home Library Service Application" form. Simply complete the form and submit it. We will contact you once it has been received.

home library delivery poster

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Tackle Share - Rod, Reel, Tackle

Lakefield Library is a loaner site for the OFAH/OPG Tackleshare program!
This means that you can borrow a rod, reel, and basic tackle from the library for FREE!*

Contact the library or call 705-652-8623 for more information or to reserve your equipment!
*NOTE* Equipment can be picked up at any Selwyn Public Library location if requested.

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eBook Support

eBook help is here! We will help you get your tablet or eReader setup and ready for downloading and reading eBooks. We will also assist in any technical issues you are having with eBooks and audiobooks. Please call the library or email Heidi to set up an appointment.

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One-on-one Tech Support

One-on-one tech support has ended for another season. Please check back periodically for updated information.

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Technology Workshops (Returns September 2019)

Technology workshops have ended for the season and will begin again in September 2019. Please watch the website and library bulletin boards for updated info starting in August. 

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Coffee House - Lakefield Library (Returns January 2020)

Lakefield Library will have a monthly Coffee House at 7 p.m. in the Centennial Room. Come share your talent! Artists, poets, musicians and storytellers are all welcome. It will be on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. from January to May. No registration is required, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, please email Kacie or phone the Lakefield Library at 705-652-8623.

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Big Screen Movie Night - Bridgenorth Library (Returns Fall 2019)

Big Screen Movie Night at the Bridgenorth Library has ended for the season and will return in the fall.  If you wish to be added to the movie night email list, please contact Heather at hjamieson@mypubliclibrary.ca.

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 Bridgenorth Book Club

 Ennismore Book Club

 Lakefield Book Club