Between the Covers – May 11


New books

New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “Clawback “ by J.A. Jance, “Lilac girls” by Martha Hall Kelly, “Wedding cake murder” by Joanne Fluke, and “Treachery at Lancaster Gate” by Anne Perry.

Try the JASI Bookmyne app on your android or iphone to place holds on books or check your account.

Don’t forget we offer a fine forgiveness coupon if you bring in a donation for the Wawa Food Bank. The coupons never expire.

VHS to DVD, slides to digital and hard copy to electronic conversions are now available at the library. Contact the circulation desk for more info.

Wawa History

Check out the Wawa History page on facebook. Can you identify anyone in the photos? Check out our Wawa History website.

If you think you have artifacts, print documents or pictures to add to the website please contact us at the library or email us at [email protected]

Also if you can identify anyone/thing in our pictures on Instagram please do so. The Instagram account is wplhistoryproject.



Did you receive an e-reader? There are numerous collections of free books for you to download on our website. Contact the circulation desk if you would like some help accessing our eresources. this link will take you to our eresources. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of our eresources brochure.

THESE COLLECTIONS ARE FREE and available from our website with your library membership!


Did you know that there are movies to download from Overdrive? Overdrive is the library’s ebook site. With over 31,000 fiction books and many more in other categories, it is easy to find something enjoyable to read. It’s hard to know how many people locally are reading ebooks, but for those that do, or for those that might be interested, Overdrive is terrific. It is possible to download books onto a multiple of devices, including your laptop, computer, iphone, ipad or android devices not just ereaders. The book selection is current, with all the latest books by your favourite authors, there are also audiobooks for those people that prefer to listen and best of all, it’s free to you, all you need is your library card. This ebook website is provided to you and paid for by your local library.

Not sure how to use Overdrive? Come into the library and we will walk you through it or any other database accessible through our website.

We have books and magazines on CD from the CELA (CNIB) collections. Don’t forget to Ask about our “Daisy Reader” available for loan.

After School Programs

All clubs are from 3:30 – 4:30pm

  • Tuesday – Craft Club – ages 5-12
  • Wednesday – Clay Club – ages 7-12
  • Thursday – Drawing Club – ages 6-12
  • Friday – Game Day – ages 7-12

Homework help drop in is available at 3:30 Tuesday – Friday.

Used Battery Collection

Don’t know what to do with your old batteries? You can now drop them off at the Wawa Public Library. We are a collection site for single use batteries. The collection bin is at our circulation desk. Drop them off and they will be picked up for recycling by Raw Materials Company Inc.

DVD & Blu-Ray Collection

DVD’s and Blu-Ray are loaned for a seven day period.  We are also part of a DVD Pool which is now on the shelf.  Come in and check out our selection.

Please take extra care with the DVD’s and Blu-Ray. Borrowers are responsible for damages and loss.  Note – you must be 18+ to take out movies on your library card. Borrowing a movie is FREE to library members who are 18 and older. Movies are a seven day loan and incur $3.00 per day per movie overdue fines.

Public Access Computers, Ipads & WiFi

WiFi now available at the library – please register at the circulation desk if you are accessing our library wifi. We need to track the usage for statistical purposes. Thank you.

We now have 3 new ipads available for public use.  Please inquire at the circulation desk.

Non-member fee is $1.00 per half hour to use our public computers.



Check out our website –  – our catalogue files are available online! If you have a current Wawa Public Library membership, you can log in and request renewals and reserve items. Get your user ID and PIN information at the circulation desk.

Youth Intern program has ended although Morgan has agreed to come in as a volunteer for the next couple of weeks.

If you need any help with devices, computers, software, internet etc. contact Morgan at the circulation desk. Morgan is also looking for items to digitize for our history website.


About the Wawa Public Library

The library is closed Sundays, Mondays and all holidays. We are open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 – 8:00 pm; Friday 11:30 – 5:00 pm, and Saturday from noon until 2 pm.

Contact us: Telephone – 705-856-2244 ext 290 for the circulation desk – this is the one you will want most frequently as this is where all questions about check in/out of materials, material reserves, interlibrary loans, public computer access etc. can be answered or ext 291to reach the librarian’s office. Email: [email protected]

Keep up to date with the latest library news by checking the Wawa Public Library on Facebook or check us out on twitter – WawaLibrary

Remember – library membership is FREE to residents of the Municipality of Wawa and contracting communities.


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