Ajax (Town of). Public Library

Service: Main Branch

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-683-4000
E-Mail libraryinfo@ajaxlibrary.ca
Website www.ajaxlibrary.ca
Site Location Beside town hall
Located In Community Ajax
Address & Map
55 Harwood Ave S
Ajax, ON L1S 2H8
 
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Intersection Harwood Ave and Achilles Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact Cindy Poon, Public Service Manager; Phone: ext 8801; Email: cindy.poon@ajaxlibrary.ca
Alternate Contact Sarah Dodge, Coordinator of Information Services; Phone: ext 8802; Email: sarah.dodge@ajaxlibrary.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Cathy Fitzsimmons, Coordinator of Corporate Services; Phone: ext 8821; Email: cathy.fitzsimmons@ajaxlibrary.ca
Primary Executive Sarah Vaisler, Chief Librarian and Executive Officer; Phone: ext 2285; Email: sarah.vaisler@ajaxlibrary.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - curbside pickup - process: hold notifications for materials located at Main branch only will be sent via email or text when requested materials are ready to be picked up , customers must drive to Main Branch location and park in one of three designated curbside pickup parking spots, once parked, call 905-683-4000, ext. 8840 (Press 0) to notify the staff of arrival, library staff will bring hold materials to your vehicle and place in the trunk * customers may use drop boxes for returns at the Main Branch, which will be open during curbside pickup hours * online and digital resources * customer service available by phone * Seniors’ Centre Without Walls program provides phone-in activities Mon-Fri * seniors can dial up the program line at 1-866-279-1594, enter the code 401402, followed by the pound sign * no need to register in advance, take part in as many days as you’d like * programming runs Mon, Thur and Fri at 10 a.m., Tues and Wed at 1:30 p.m. * Armchair Travel Mondays, Trivia Tuesdays, Guest Speaker Wednesdays, Talk Thursdays, Fit & Healthy Fridays  
 
Temporary Cooling Centre in Rotary Room while heat warnings for the Region remain in effect, enter through Harwood Ave doors only 
 
Main branch of Ajax Public Library * regular lending services for books, books on CD, large print books, Daisy books, magazines, materials in other languages, language learning books and CDs, compact discs, DVDs, blu-Ray, video games * downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music * holds on materials, interlibrary loan, public internet access, public computers with Microsoft Office Suite, library tours, programs for children, teens, adults and seniors * study space, in-house photocopier and printing, meeting facilities * online databases available from library website * free wireless internet access 
 
Ajax telephone service * call to renew material and get cardholder information 905-686-2472
Hours COVID19 - Customer Service call 289-943-5001 Mon-Sat 8:30 am-4:30 pm * facility CLOSED for renovations July 20-Aug 10 * Audley Centre branch will provide services and act as Temporary Cooling Centre beginning July 21, during this time, when heat alert issued
Areas Served Ajax
Eligibility Individuals age 15 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to take out a library membership * teens ages 16 and 17 can show proof of age and sign their own library card, but parent/guardian is responsible for any activity on the card
Application Visit website
Languages English
Fees None ; Overdue fines applicable * free to residents of Durham Region
Other Details
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance, Washroom, Parking Fully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Braille Materials/Collections ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Foreign Language Collections ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Meeting Space ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Volunteer Opportunities

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