The Library As a Community Resource

The Red Lake and Balmertown Libraries are open 41 hours per week.  The libraries offer the following services:

  • Public computers with internet.
  • WiFi access.
  • Access to printers and scanners.
  • Computer Help.
  • Community Bulletin Board.
  • Room rental.
  • Reading Rooms.
  • Youth Zone – for children/teens to get together to interact, play games.
  • Programming
  • Books
  • Talking Books
  • DVDs
  • Large print books
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Government Documents
  • Local History Collection
  • Reader’s Advisory
  • Used Books for sale – great for travelling
  • Interlibrary loans – access to libraries throughout Ontario
  • Downloadable E-books (Overdrive)
  • Tumblebooks – online animated books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, games, as well as books in different languages
  • Borrow-able E-Readers
  • Learn and Play Center – games, handheld electronics, learning aids
  • Photocopy
  • Faxing
  • Provide information services to the community and non-residents
  • Staff that is friendly and helpful
  • Facebook Page to post the latest Library happenings
  • Multimedia Projectors available for Organizations, Events and general public
  • Visit our website http://redlake.olsn.ca to access our online catalogue (contains all materials available at Red Lake Library and Balmertown Library.
  • Tumblebooks is available through the library website.
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