Services at the Library


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Inter-Library Loans

For a patron initiated inter-library loan, click here.

Patrons who wish to learn how to initiate their own inter-library loans should email brian.laverty@wsplibrary.ca to arrange for a short training session.


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Reciprocal Borrowing

We have a reciprocal borrowing agreement for
Whitchurch-Stouffville residents with the following libraries:

Aurora
East Gwillimbury
Georgina
King Township
Markham
Newmarket
Pickering
Richmond Hill
Uxbridge
Vaughan


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WiFi

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library provides free wireless access within the Library’s premises. The use of personal laptops, PDAs, and other mobile Internet devices can be used to gain connectivity to the Library’s wireless network without a network jack.


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Books On Wheels

This service is for persons who are unable to obtain library materials on their own or with family assistance. This is a valuable service for seniors or individuals who may be recovering from surgery or illness. Deliveries are made on a bi-weekly basis and can be used for short term situations or long term arrangements. For further information contact Gabrielle Gain at 905 642-7323, ext 5225 or email gabrielle.gain@wsplibrary.ca


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Adaptive Technology Work Station

For people with a visual impairment:

  • ZoomText Screen Magnifier enlarges everything on the computer screen up to 36 times its normal size.
  • JAWS is screen reading software that reads aloud the information shown on the screen.

For people with a reading or language struggle and/or a visual impairment:

  • Kurzweil 1000 / Kurzweil 3000 is scanning, reading, writing and learning software. It works with a flatbed scanner to allow scanned-in text to be converted to speech and read back to the user.


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Book Club Kits

NEW KITS:
Forty Words for Sorrow – Giles Blunt
Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy – Sue Klebold
The Piano Maker – Kurt Palka
Setting Free the Kites – Alex George
The Spawning Grounds – Gail Anderson-Dargatz
The Unquiet Dead – Ausma Zehanat Khan

For a list of other available kits, click here

Please contact gabrielle.gain@wsplibrary.ca  for more information or to reserve