Emo Public Library

Welcome to the Emo Public Library

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                                             TD SUMMER READING 2016

                                                               Theme is "WILD"

                                                        Craft Wednsdays at 12 noon

 

                                        PIRATE PARTY held August 2nd at 11am

                                                     At the Emo Lions Park

                                                               Call to register

 

 

                                                             Monday July 25th @ 2pm MOVIE

                                                           A huge Thank You

                                                to New Gold Rainy River Project

                                       for providing the funding for a movie licence.

 

                                        THE LIBRARY IS DOING FAIR CRAFTS

                                         ON TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS

                                                     CALL TO REGISTER

 

                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

The Emo Public Library is located on front street (just east of Queen Street) in downtown Emo.

Address:

Emo Public Library
Box 490 Emo, Ontario
P0W 1E0

Phone: 

(807) 482-2575

E-mail: emolib@bellnet.ca

Librarian: Kathy Leek

 

SUMMER Hours:

Monday: 1-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-7pm

Wednesday: 1-5pm

Thursday: 1-7pm

Friday: 9-5pm

Saturday CLOSED

CLOSED SUNDAY

 

 

Be sure to check out all the following links, for library information. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please do not hesitate to contact Kathy Leek at the information below! 

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Catalogue

Emo Library Catalogue

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 Links


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Township of Chapple

Township of LaVallee

Township of Morley

e-Resources


Government Info

Service Ontario

Service Canada


History

1914/1915
First Library in Emo was  at Mrs. Corliss' home.

1918
Books were moved to Mrs. Bainbridges. Books again moved until 1926 to Mrs. Gill Wilcox' boarding house

1926-19??
Books were housed in in Mrs. Sandersons home.

1940
The earliest minute book found, books are at the home of the Librarian Mrs. Grace Pelletier. In Sept. 1940, books were moved to the old brick schoolhouse to the teachers room.

1945
The library housed 1,000 books and a membership of 108.

February 1954 to 1968
A 8x12 building was purchased and moved to King Street.

1966
Emo Council passed a by-law to establish a Public Library in accordance to the Public Libraries Act.

1967
Local Kinsmen with the aid of a government centennial grant opened a new library at its present site.

1986
A new addition was added.