Pickering Public Library

Central Branch

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Record #: AJP0671 Last Modified: 30 Jan 2014 Last Full Update: 30 Jan 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Address & Map
Pickering Civic Complex
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON L1V 6K7
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Office Phone905-831-6265 
Toll Free Phone1-888-831-6266
LocationPickering (City of)
IntersectionGlenanna Rd and Kingston Rd (Hwy 2)
Contact Information
Mailing AddressPO Box 368 
Pickering, ON L1V 2R6
Executive 1Mrs Cathy Grant, Chief Executive Officer
Contact 1Kathy Williams, Director of Public Services; Phone: 905-831-6265 ext 6251
Description & Services
Areas ServedPickering (City of)
HoursMon-Fri 9:30 am-9 pm * Sat 9 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm
LanguagesArabic ; Bengali ; Chinese ; Dutch ; English ; German ; Greek ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Farsi, Gujarati, Korean * material for adults and children available
EligibilityProof of residency, school or work in Pickering is required to obtain a library card * those out of area may purchase a card
FeesService - Meeting facilities, photocopier, printing and fax
DescriptionLibrary services * Children's Services, adult and children's reference * inter-library loan, visiting library service * personal computers for public use * reading clubs, children's storytime and Babytalk * internet training 
Meeting rooms available * auditorium, capacity 100 * boardroom capacity 12 
Business Information Area with extensive collection to help those planning to start a small business * tax and legal requirements, marketing and demographic information about the Region * internet access, workstations with Office Suite and wireless internet 
Library web site provides access to the catalogue, reference and home-work related books and electronic archives * check records, place books on hold and renew items * borrow ebooks, download music
Other Details
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Entrance, Washroom Fully Accessible - Parking
Service CategoriesComputer and Related Technology Classes ; Meeting Space ; Microenterprise Development/Support ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Reference/Information