A library card is free if you are a resident of the City of Orillia, a resident of Severn or Oro-Medonte Township, or non-residents who pay taxes to the City of Orillia, Severn Township or Oro-Medonte Township. If you are a resident of the City of Barrie or Town of Midland and have a card from their libraries, you are also eligible to obtain a free library card. If you are not eligible for a free library card, a household membership can be purchased at the following rates: $125 for one year, $67 for six months, and $15 for one month.
Adults and students in Grade 9 or above must provide proof of identification and proof of address to obtain a library card.
Your Library card must be shown each time you want to borrow material.
Please take care of your library card. You are responsible for any items borrowed on it and for any charges that may result from late, lost or damaged materials. Changes in personal information, such as address, telephone number or email address should be reported immediately.
For your convenience, you may print off:
Children's Membership Form Update (for children who currently possess cards but require parental consent update)
You can access your library account through the catalogue, renew your materials, and place holds on items. You will need:
Then click on My Account.
All library items have loan periods and some have borrowing limits. Refer to the chart below to see which guidelines relate to your material. Please note: those with a one-month membership may borrow a maximum of four items at one time.
|Material||Limits||Loan Period||Late Charge|
|Adult books||No limit||4 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Children's books||No limit||4 weeks||$0.15 per day|
|Fast Track Books||No limit||2 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Express Books||No limit||1 week||$0.25 per day|
|eReaders||1 item||4 weeks||$5.00 per day|
|DVD's / Wii Games||3 items||1 week||$1.00 per day|
|Fast Track DVDs||3 items||2 days||$1.00 per day|
|Magazines||No limit||2 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Books on CD||No limit||4 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Music CDs ( Adult )||No limit||2 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Music CDs ( Child )||3 items||2 weeks||$0.15 per day|
|CD - ROMs||3 items||2 weeks||$0.15 per day|
|Kill-A-Watt Meters||1 item||4 weeks||$0.25 per day|
|Multimedia Kits||3 items||4 weeks||$0.15 per day|
|Interlibrary Loans||3 items||Varies||$0.25 per day|
Borrowers with lost or long overdue materials will be billed the replacement cost of the item, plus the fine, plus a non refundable $6.00 per item administration fee.
Items returned after a bill is sent will be charged the maximum fine owing plus the Administration fee.
DVD's , eReaders, Fast Track items and Express books may not be renewed. All other materials may be renewed for one additional loan period, unless a hold has been placed on the item. You may renew materials by clicking on " My Account " in our online catalogue or call the Check-Out Desk at (705) 325-2552.