Madawaska Valley Public Library

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-756-2000
Fax 613-756-2000
Primary Contact Karen Filipkowski, CEO/Head Librarian
Alternate Contact Penny Shulist, Assistant CEO / Interlibrary Loans Clerk; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Filipkowski, CEO / Head Librarian
Alternate Executive Frances Mawson, Library Board Chairman
Address & Map
19474 Opeongo Line
Barry's Bay, ON K0J 1B0
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Mailing Address PO Box 970 
Barry's Bay, ON K0J 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Wheelchair Lift to lower level ; Ramp and parking lot at rear of building
Description & Services
Description (Service) Public Library for children * young adults * and adults * local history resources * local newspapers (Barry's Bay This Week & The Valley Gazette) on microfilm to 2013 * 5 public access computers * wifi * Electronic databases include Ancestry Library Edition * interlibrary loans, downloadable eBooks & audio books.
Hours Mon 1 pm-5 pm * Tue 1 pm-7 pm * Wed 1 pm-5 pm * Thu 10 am-5 pm * Fri 1 pm-5 pm * Sat 9 am-1 pm * (except on holidays)  
Summer hours: Mon 11 am-5 pm * Tue 11 am-7 pm * Wed 11 am-5 pm * Thu 10 am-5 pm * Fri 11 am-5 pm * Sat 9 am–1 pm
Meetings Board meetings: The last Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the library. There are no meetings in July & August.
Areas Served Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan ; Madawaska Valley
Eligibility No restrictions * Fees apply for non-residents (those not residing in either the Township of Madawaska Valley or Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan.
Application Apply with photo identification and proof of civic address
Languages English ; French - written resource material available ; Polish - written resource material available
Fees Membership - Those who live outside of boundaries many purchase a Temporary Family Membership for 3 months or a One year Family Membership ; None - for residents / ratepayers in the Townships of Madawaska Valley or Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Date Updated 22 Mar 2019
Service Categories Children's Library Services ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries

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