Reciprocal Borrowing

We have a formal arrangement with The County of Haliburton Public Library, The Township of Galway-Cavenish & Harvey Public Library Board, and The City of Kawartha Lakes. Residents of Selwyn may obtain a library card without charge at these libraries.


Selwyn Public Library offers a number of eResources for adults, teens, and children.


Fax service is completed by staff. Our fax prices are as follows:


  • Local: $1.00 per page, $5.00 flat rate for 5-9 pages, 50 cents per page for 10+ pages

  • Long distance/US: $2.00 first page, $1.00 each additional page


  • $1.00 per page

Genealogical Resources and Local History

Resources are available to assist you in your genealogical and historical research. We are also pleased to offer Ancestry Library Edition on the public computers available in our branches.

Home Library Service

The Selwyn Public Library and Community Care Chemung offer a 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 Sarah Jones, the Ennismore librarian, at 705 292 8022.

Home Library Service Application

Simply complete the form and submit it. We will contact you once it has been received.

Inter-library Loan

Selwyn Public Library offers inter-library loan at all three locations. 

Please visit our Inter-library loan page for more information.


Photocopy service is available at all three branches.  Copies are 20 cents per side.


Selwyn Public Library offers a number of different programs year round to all ages.

Please visit our Programs page for more information. 

Readers' Advisory 

You are invited to email staff to access the library's reference services. Questions can include, but are not limited to: 

  • Author read-a-likes
  • Book read-a-likes
  • Next book in a series
  • Book release dates
  • Library information (hours, locations, services, etc.)
  • Library programs
  • How to use the catalogue 

Email accounts are generally monitored Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We will do our best to respond to emails within 24 business hours. Emails received on weekends and holidays will be returned within 24 hours of the next business day.


Free open Wi-Fi is available at each branch 24/7.

Network name is Public Library. No password is required. 



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