Membership Information


Regular Membership

A permanent residence is required for all Regular Memberships.

Must provide one piece of photo I.D.

All identification must be original documents; photocopies or reproductions are not acceptable.

Reside in or pay property taxes in the City of Pembroke and able to show proof.

Reside in a township, municipality, or unorganized area that is a contracting community such as the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Non-Resident Membership

Non-Resident Memberships will provide all the benefits and privileges afforded with a Regular Membership.

Non-Resident Membership annual fee of $45.00 or six month fee of $25.00 for the first family member, and $5.00 for each additional family member.

Members reside outside of the City of Pembroke, Laurentian Valley or any contracting communities.

A permanent address is required for all Annual Non-Resident Memberships.

Temporary Membership

Temporary Memberships will provide all the benefits and privileges afforded with a Regular Membership.

Temporary Membership for 3 months is $20.00 refundable (only kept for 1 year, then considered a donation to Library) plus a $15.00 service charge.

Persons without a permanent address, temporarily residing in a group home, recovery home, hotel or any such institution/residence are eligible.

Institutional Membership

The organization, institution or local board must be within the limits of the City of Pembroke or any contracting community.

An Institutional Membership Form must be completed by a representative of the organization, institution or board and signed by the Library CEO.

May be limited and/or restricted on the number of and type of library items that may be borrowed. Other restrictions and/or limits may also be imposed.

Overdues, fines/damages are the responsibility of the institution. See Schedule D.

Institutional Membership: Fee Based

The organization, institution or local board is not within the limits of the City of Pembroke, the Township of Laurentian Valley, or any contracting community.

An Institutional Membership Form must be completed by a representative of the organization, institution or board and signed by the Library CEO.

May be limited and/or restricted on the number of items that may be borrowed. Other restrictions and/or limits may be imposed.

Overdues, fines/damages are the responsibility of the institution. See Schedule D.


Loan Periods


Material Type

Loan Period

Optional Renewals

Books (except High Demand)*

21 Days

Yes

Info DVDs and Blu-rays

21 Days

Yes

Audio Books

21 Days

Yes

Magazines

21 Days

Yes

Kits of all types

21 Days

Yes

Entertainment DVDs and Blu-rays

7 Days

Yes

Music CDs

7 Days

Yes

Museum Pass

7 Days

Renewals vary by pass

High Demand New Books

14 Days

No renewals

Note*: Please note that items with a reserve list will not be applicable for renewal.


 

Fines

Adult Materials

Fine Per Day

Max Fine Per Item

Books and Audio Books

$0.30

$6.00

Music CDs

$1.50

$15.00

Info DVD/Blu-rays

$1.50

$15.00

Kits

$0.30

$6.00

Magazines

$0.30

$6.00

DVDs and Blu-rays

$1.50

$15.00

Museum Pass

$5.00

$35.00

Replacement Cards*

 

$10.00

Children’s Materials

Fine Per Day

Max Fine Per Item

Books and Audio Books

$0.20

$6.00

Music CDs

$1.50

$15.00

Info DVDs and Blu-rays

$1.50

$15.00

Magazines

$0.20

$6.00

Phonics and Storytelling Kits

$0.30

$6.00

DVDs and Blu-rays

$1.50

$15.00

Computer Games

$1.50

$15.00

Replacement Cards*

 

$10.00

Note*: Annually patrons are allowed 2 ‘Free’ checkouts without library card. If the library card is not available by the third checkout the patron will be required to purchase a replacement card.

All items are due before closing on their due date.  Items returned after closing on their due date are overdue and fines will be applied.