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WHITBY PUBLIC LIBRARY - Ontario, CANADA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
N 43° 52.689 W 078° 56.743
17T E 665038 N 4860390
Quick Description: The 'Whitby Public Library' a 'State of the Art' building was just recently opened at the cost of $12,900,000 Their motto is "Doorway to Discovery"
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 9/9/2005 6:13:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM18B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 97

Long Description:
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  • Back entrance of the library still under construction.


  • The Central Library is pleased to offer wireless Internet access for our patrons.
    Simply bring your wireless-enabled laptop computer to the library and turn it on and go. You must have a current library borrower card in order to authenticate and begin using the wireless service. The service is availalbe on the 2nd floor at the new Central library. You may also plug in to speficied ports in the study areas on the 2nd floor at the Central library. Patch cords are available for use from the staff at the Information desk.
  • Biographies .... You Asked For It! - 2005-08-15 Readers have requested that entertaining biographies be grouped to make browsing easier. We are happy to announce that we have completed the transformation at all branches. In the new Central Library, biographies are located on the second floor, to your left, as you step off the elevator. Look for the yellow Biography sticker on the spine. In the catalogue "Biography" will be indicated under the "Collection" heading. We hope you discover many new reads, as did our staff! Happy browsing.
  • Memories of Whitby - 2005-07-14 Going to the Brooklin Spring Fair as a kid growing up, visits to Heydenshore’s lakefront park on hot summer days, recollections of Hurricane Hazel’s wrath in Whitby in 1954....memories of the Town of Whitby extend through generations. The Town of Whitby’s LACAC extends this invitation to you to share your Whitby thoughts and experiences with us as we celebrate the Town’s 150th birthday! Visitors, individuals new to Whitby, and long-time residents are encouraged to express their impressions, thoughts, memories, etc. of Whitby. You can write a short sentence or two, or a whole page – it’s up to you! Submit your memories via email to taylorj@whitby.ca with the subject heading “My Memories of Whitby.” Visit the Town of Whitby’s Sesquicentennial website at http://sesquicentennial.whitby.ca/ for information on this year of celebration.
  • New Magazines at the Central Library - 2005-07-04 With the opening of our new Central Branch, we’ve added several new magazines to our collection. Drop by and check out these titles: Adbusters, Boating World, Body & Soul, Border Crossings, Brides, CosmoGirl, Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook, Cycle Canada, Details, Dwell, Explore, Faith Today, Fashion 18, Gardening Life, Guitar World, Health, Hot Rod, Men’s Journal, Motor Trend, National Geographic Traveler, Natural Health, Our Canada, Out, Real Simple, Road & Track, Shameless, SkyNews, Spin, Stardust, This Old House, Thrasher, Value Line, Vibe, Weight Watchers, Western Standard, Wired and Woodsmith. Don’t forget that you can place holds and check out back issues of magazines too.

  • Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

    Internet access available: Yes - Your Laptop: Free

    Additional Internet Connection Options:
    - Need your Durham Region Library card for access to library computers - Free Wi-Fi with your library card.


    Hours of Operation:
    Varies between winter and summer.


    Approximate date of opening.: 5/24/2005

    Library Website: [Web Link]

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