Library Board Members

    Michael Cooper, Chair

    Bryan Ingram, Vice-Chair

    Brian Beck

    Valerie Catton

    Harmony Cooper

    Jeanette Frenette

    Ann Kennerly

    Cheryl MacMillan

    Councillor Mark Bagu

     

     

     
     

    Library Management

    Scott Luey, Chief Executive Officer

    Susan Therrien, Director of Library Services

     
     

    Annual Reports

     

    Covid-19

    The Library is pleased to welcome back our patrons for browsing, curbside pick-up, computer access and use of printers.

    • Browsing is available Tuesday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment or walk-in by capacity.
    • Curbside pick-up is available Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only.
    • Computer access is available Fridays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment.

    In-library procedure updates include:

    • Staff will greet you at the door and will ask health-screening questions.
    • Bring your mask. Patrons visiting the Library are requested to wear masks as per the Niagara Region Face Covering By-Law. Library staff wear masks.
    • You will need to bring your library card to help us check out your items quickly and safely. If you don’t have a card yet or need a replacement, we’re happy to get you a new one.
    • Patrons and staff are expected to practice physical distancing and we have floor markings to help protect your space.
    • Increased cleaning and sanitizing protocols are in place. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the building for patrons and staff.
    • We have carefully evaluated maximum collection capacity to ensure safe physical distancing.
    • Computers and common areas are also spaced to accommodate physical distancing and protection, including Mylar barriers at staff service desks.
    • Items must be returned to the book drop which is available 24/7.
    • Returned items are quarantined for 96 hours before being checked in. It may take a few days for the update to be reflected on your account.
    • In-person programs and room rentals are not yet available.
    • Don’t forget to check out our collection of digital resources. You can learn a new language, try out an online course, download a digital magazine RB Digital, watch an Indie flick, or enjoy an awesome online concert from Qello, or British television from ACORNTV. All free with your Port Colborne Public Library card.

     

    If you need additional help, call 905-834-6512 to chat with staff, or email library@portcolborne.ca.

     
     

    Port Colborne Public Library Board

    The Port Colborne Public Library Board meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m., January to June and September to December, in the Library Auditorium. 

    Delegations wishing to make a presentation to the Board must notify the Chair in writing at least ten (10) business days prior to the meeting.

     

    2020 Board Meeting Dates

    Please note that during the pandemic, in-person meetings have been suspended and replaced by public online meetings.

    January 7, 2020

    Agenda

    February 4, 2020

    Agenda

    March 3, 2020

    Agenda

    April 7, 2020 Cancelled

    May 19, 2020

    Agenda 

    The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

    Contact the Director of Library Services by email at library@portcolborne.ca for more information and for a link to attend the virtual meeting.

    June 23, 2020

    Agenda

    The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

    Contact the Director of Library Services by email at library@portcolborne.ca for more information and for a link to attend the virtual meeting.

    August 18, 2020

    Agenda

    The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

    Contact the Director of Library Services by email at library@portcolborne.ca for more information and for a link to attend the virtual meeting.

    September 8, 2020

     Agenda

    The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

    Contact the Director of Library Services by email at library@portcolborne.ca for more information and for a link to attend the virtual meeting.

    October 6, 2020  
    November 3, 2020