Freedom to Read Week (Feb. 19 – 25)

Freedom to Read Week takes place every February in Canada. It’s a week to focus on issues of intellectual freedom.

When groups or individuals interfere with this right by attempting to prevent or impede access to books or magazines, this is known as a challenge.

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Christmas 2022 Booklist

Don’t have a Blue Christmas!

If all the bells have been jingled, and all the halls have been decked, but you still feel the need for a little Christmas, check out some of the shiny new holiday titles at the library. View the Christmas 2022 booklist where you can check availability and place a hold!

So go ahead. Cozy up with a good book. Is there any better way to spend the next few weeks before Christmas?

Giving Tuesday Request

This Giving Tuesday, support information, education, creativity and discovery – support your local library!

On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, we invite our community to give back by donating to the Petawawa Public Library. We aspire to enhance learning, to inspire discovery and to foster connections through positive, informative, and accessible tools. We’ve been able to provide our patrons with quality and accessible programs free of charge, pilot a fine-free project for borrowing, and continue to grow our literary collections. With the support of our community, we can increase our impact even more!

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I’d like to access my account online

Visit the Library first

Set up your Membership in person, and you’ll receive the following:

  • Your Library Card with a 14 digit number
  • Your temporary PIN

Set up your online account

  • Go to the Library’s website
  • Click “Login to My Account” (top of the  homepage).
  • Enter your Library Card Number (no spaces) and PIN.
  • You’ll be taken to the registration page.
  • Give yourself a unique username.
    • In the future, you can login without your card number.
  • You’ll be asked to provide your birthdate.
    • This verifies you are not a minor.
    • It is not required, but you may not be able to use all the catalogue features.
  • You’ll be asked to provide your email address, if you did not provide it when you obtained your library card.
    • It is not required.