Library is here for you during the pandemic

Despite the lockdown that has taken effect in Peel Region, Brampton Library continues to offer limited in-branch services at Chinguacousy, Four Corners, and Springdale Branch Libraries.

Curbside Pickup of held materials is offered at Cyril Clark, Gore Meadows, Mount Pleasant Village, South Fletcher’s and South West Branch Libraries.

Customers can also borrow Grab ‘n’ Go bags of library materials at all Brampton Library locations and return materials safely and easily through 24-hour external drop boxes. Overdue fines will not be charged until further notice.

For the duration of the current lockdown period, Chinguacousy, Four Corners, and Springdale Branch Libraries are open for in-branch holds pick up, brief use of library computers for transactional purposes, printing, and photocopying services only. In-branch study space is not available and the use of personal devices to work or study is not permitted at this time.

“While closely adhering to provincial guidelines, Brampton Library strives to provide residents access to services and offers a wide range of print and digital materials to borrow,” Interim CEO Susan Bartoletta said. “Brampton Library is here for you during this challenging time.”

Brampton Library has also announced expanded hours for its popular Curbside Pickup. Customers must place their holds online and select a pickup location. Click here for full hours of operation, safety protocols, and how to place holds.

Unsure what titles to place on hold, but eager for some new reads? Discover Grab ‘n’ Go and Book Bundles services. Library staff has put together surprise bags of books on ever-changing themes for pickup at any Brampton Library branch. To customize your selection, complete this Book Bundles form.

The highest priority is placed on the safety of Brampton Library staff and customers. Reserve borrowable items online with a Brampton Library card number and PIN and select a pickup location at that time. An email or voicemail notification is sent when held items are ready for pick up. Holds pickup, Grab-n-Go, Book Bundles, and more offer members multiple ways to use the Library’s services. Enjoy flexible returns through 24-hour external drop boxes at all branches. Discover free eBooks and eAudiobooks, entertainment streaming, online learning and more in the Digital Library and find out about virtual programs for all ages and interests in Calendar of Events at bramptonlibrary.ca.

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