Aurora Public Library
|Record #: NKT1111||Last Modified: 04 Jul 2018||Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2017|
|Alternate Name||APL ; Aurora Library|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/aurorapubliclibrary
|Primary Executive||Jill Foster, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 221|
|Funding||City / Town|
|Description (Service)||Public library services * library collection and digital services including eBooks, eMagazines * streaming and downloads of movies, TV, audiobooks and music, print books, newspapers and magazines * Large print and talking books * DVDs, Blu-ray and music CDs * video games * community information * local history and genealogy *
* free Wi-Fi * public computer workstations * programs for all ages * community events * book clubs * visiting library service * inter-library loans * The Colleen Abbott Gallery (rotating art exhibits) * study rooms * business support * photocopying and printing * 3D printing * an accessible computer station with applicable software;
ESL Conversation group provided by York Catholic District School Board in the library Book Bike cargo bike visits Aurora events and locations using mobile technology
|Hours||Mon 1 pm-9 pm, Tue-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 am-5 pm, Sun 1 pm-5 pm (Sep- May) * ESL conversation group Tue and Thu 1 pm-3 pm|
|Dates||ESL Classes Sep to Jun|
|Areas Served||Aurora ; York Region - southern municipalities ; Membership is free to all who live, work, attend school (K to Grade 12) or own property in Aurora, Newmarket, Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan (YPLN libraries) * verification of eligibility is required * Additional reciprocal borrowing agreements are in place for some municipalities.|
|Eligibility||Infants, toddlers, children, youth, adults, seniors|
|Application||Please register in-person * identification with current address is required for all registrations * Children 13 and under must have a parent or legal guardian with them to register * ESL conversation group sign up at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275
2) Take the free language assessment test: firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-855-330-8655, or Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036
|Fees||Membership - Non-Residents ; Membership is free to all who live, work, attend school or own property in Aurora or any York Region municipality (as per YRPLP Agreement).
Children 13 years of age and under require the permission of a parent/guardian.
There is an annual fee of $60.00 per person for those who do not live, work, attend school or own property in York Region (exclusive of participants in a reciprocal borrowing agreement).
Temporary residents may apply for a three (3) month membership and will be charged a deposit of $20.00 which is refunded upon the return of all materials and the membership card including receipt for the deposit.
Customers in temporary housing (e.g. shelters or hostels) who are unable to provide a permanent address may borrow three (3) print materials at a time, unlimited e-resources and must renew their card every three (3) months. A letter from the shelter on letterhead is required to confirm residency
|Located In Community||Aurora|
|Address & Map||
15145 Yonge St
Aurora, ON L4G 1M1
|Intersection||Yonge St and Wellington St E|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator|
|Service Categories||English as a Second Language ; Public Libraries|