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Georgina Public Library logoDisruption Notice

There is currently an unexpected service disruption involving: there are no Blue Boxes and Green Bins for sale at Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch.  Blue boxes and Green Bins have been ordered but the delivery date is unknown.
From: July 2, 2015 To:  Unknown

For more information, please view the Disruption Notice.


Georgina Public Library logoDisruption Notice

There is a planned service disruption involving the scheduled annual maintenance for the Town’s wireless communication infrastructure for internet connectivity. These short, intermittent interruptions may affect our internet access on our public computers at the Keswick and Pefferlaw Branches, as well as patron's access to our library website.

The planned service disruption will take place from: June 29 - July 2, 2015.

For more information, view the Disruption Notice.


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Georgina Public Libraries is Hiring!

We have immediate openings for two permanent,
part-time library students at our Keswick Branch and two permanent, part-time library students at our Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch.

A complete job description is available on the Town website at

For more information and application details, view the Keswick Branch posting;
view the Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch posting.



OneClickdigital offers audiobooks for download to your device. All of the OneClickdigital titles have unlimited user access, so there is no holds list!

First time users will need to register with a username and password on the OneClickdigital site. OneClickDigital Books has a Starter Collection of FREE eBooks (Classics) available for immediate checkout. These titles are unlimited simultaneous access, so you can begin experiencing OneClickdigital eBooks without any holds or waiting lists.

Download OneClickdigital instruction sheet. New eAudio app for OneClickdigital.


Summer Time fun

Our Summer Calendar is here!

Get your copy of the Summer Calendar and start planning your kids' summer.

Programs run from July 7 to
August 14.

Registration for kids' programs has begun.

More details, including Special Events, can be found on our Kids Program page.


National Film Board movie Nothing SacredNFB Film Club presents: Nothing Sacred
Keswick Branch:
Wednesday, July 22, 7pm
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch:
Friday, July 31, 2pm
Filmmaker Garry Beitel paints a revealing portrait of
Aislin and Serge Chapleau, irreverent cartoonists at The Gazette andLa Presse. The film is a tribute to the awesome talent of these iconoclastic artists whose hilarious caricatures are now a part of our collective imagination.

Running time:  51 mins.

View the Nothing Sacred poster. Nothing Sacred movie poster



YA Sync

Young Adult Lit for Your Earbuds

SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads — a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title — each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in session each summer.

Once the week ends two new titles will become
available so be sure to sign up for alerts
so you don’t miss out on any of these great books!




NEW! Stream thousands of award-winning films from festivals around the world. indieflix has award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries from more than 50 countries. Visit GPL's indieflix access page to get started.

If you already have a RBdigital Zinio account, you are all set. Just enter your Zinio email and password credentials on GPL's Indieflix access page to login and find films.

To create a RBdigital account linked to your Georgina Library card, visit our indieflix access page.
Click on the Create New Account link in the top right corner of the screen. Enter your library card number and Click Next. Finish creating your account by filling in the requested fields.
You can find more detailed instructions here.


CardStar app

CardStar app

You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.

Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
(some exceptions); Nokia




CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.

As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85,000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages

You are now able to register yourself with CELA.
To be eligible for CELA services you must:

  • Live in Canada
  • Have a valid Georgia Public Library card
  • Have a visual, physical or learning disability that prevents you from reading conventional print.

Go to the CELA website and type in the name of your town: Keswick, Sutton or Pefferlaw. Click on the name of your town (will be shown with Georgina Public Libraries) type in your full library card number (no spaces) and fill in the registration form. This whole process should take just a few minutes.

For more information on CELA, please visit their website at


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Accessible Services

Georgina Public Libraries strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.

For more information, view the Accessible Services poster.

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