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Petawawa Public Library
16 Civic Centre Rd.
Petawawa, Ontario
K8H 3H5
Tel: 613 687-2227
Fax: 613 687-2527

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BOOKS


Find books for the whole family at the library! Adults...Young adults...and..Children.


ADULT FICTION


The Adult Fiction collection includes novels and short stories by a variety of authors. The library shelves these books according the authors' last names.

Paperback novels are separated from the broader fiction collection and organized according to genre. There are sections for Mystery & Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Westerns, Historical Fiction, Romance, and General Paperback fiction.

A series may be divided up between regular Adult Fiction and Paperback Fiction. If you can't find the title you need, please ask for assistance. If the library does not own a copy, our Interlibrary Loan Service might be an option.


ADULT NON-FICTION


Adult Non-fiction includes, history, science, society, culture and more. It is organized according to the Dewey Decimal System.

If the library doesn't own the book you need, or if you need more information than what is available on our shelves, try our Interlibrary Loan Service or our Online Database Collection.


ADULT REFERENCE


The Reference collection contains resources designated for in-library use only. It includes a selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, handbooks, yearbooks and directories. These books are shelved separately and the letters REF appear on the spine label.

Many resources are also now available online on the World Wide Web or on our Online Databases.

Less current versions of items held in the Reference section are shelved with the regular Adult Fiction and may be borrowed.


YOUNG ADULT COLLECTION


The Young Adult collection is located in the Children's Department. It includes fiction, non-fiction and reference books written for 13-17 year olds. The topics and titles are selected according to the personal interests and academic needs of this unique group.


CHILDREN'S FICTION


The Children's Fiction collection is designed to foster a life-long love of reading and includes board books, picture books, novels and classics for children from infancy to 12 years.


CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION


The Children's Non-fiction collection includes books that encourage learning and exploration for educational purposes or just for fun.


CHILDREN'S REFERENCE


The Children's Reference collection contains resources designated for in-library use only. It includes a selection of encyclopedias on a variety of topics. They are shelved separately and the letters REF appear on the spine label.

Many other resources are available on our Online Databases.


SPECIAL COLLECTIONS


Don't forget about the books in some of our Special Collections such as Large Print and the RBC Collection.

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The Petawawa Public Library Digital Heritage Collection records the stories of Petawawa and the surrounding communities. 

 
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Updated July 8, 2010 by The Petawawa Public Library Staff