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    1. Borrowing Items

      1. Users must present a valid membership card, or valid identification linked to a valid membership, in order to borrow items
      2. All catalogued material, with the exception of reference items, devices, videos and video games, may be borrowed by any user
      3. Videos and video games may be borrowed by any user who is 18 years of age or older
      4. Devices may be borrowed by any user who is 18 years of age or older
    2. Borrowing Periods

      1. All circulating items, with the exception of devices, videos and video games, may be borrowed for 3 weeks
      2. Videos and video games may be borrowed for 1 week
      3. Devices may be borrowed for either 1 week or 3 weeks, depending on the device
    3. Borrowing Quantities

      1. No more than 5 videos may be borrowed per membership
      2. No more than 2 video games may be borrowed per membership
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    In-Library Use

    1. Users under the age of 18 may access videos and video games from the collection for in-library use only
    2. Videos accessed for in-library use will be rated G
    3. Video games accessed for in-library use will be rated E
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    1. All items may be renewed a maximum of 3 times, provided that no hold requests are pending.
    2. Renewals may be made by:
      • Presenting the item to be renewed at the Circulation Desk
      • Online through our public access catalogue
      • By telephone
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    1. Circulating material that is currently on loan or on order may be heldfor a user
    2. Material will be held for no longer than 3 days after the user has been notified of its availability
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    1. Fines will be levied for overdue items according to the Fees and Fines schedule
    2. When fines accumulate to $15, the borrower must clear fines before checking out additional items
    3. The maximum fine that can accumulate per user is $15
    4. All borrowed material becomes the responsibility of the borrower until checked in by a circulation attendant
    5. A borrower who loses or damages borrowed items will be required to pay the replacement cost of those items
    6. If a user declares their membership card as stolen, they will still be held responsible for any items borrowed through their membership
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    Fine-Free Memberships

    1. A fine-free membership will be granted accompanying a minimum donation of $125
    2. Fine-free memberships may be activated by any single user directed by the donor
    3. Fine-free memberships will be exempt from fines accruing from overdue items
    4. Fine-free memberships are still responsible for lost or damaged items
    5. Fine-free memberships are non-transferrable once activated
    6. Fine-free memberships last for a period of 1 year from the activation date
    *During a Pandemic or other Library closure, please see FFPL Policy OP24.
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  • Fees and Fines

    Prices are subject to change without notice

    Membership - 12 Months$93.00Family - 6 Months$54.00Family - 1 Month$17.00Family - 12 Months$64.00Individual - 12 Months$54.00Senior (55+)
    Late Material$0.25Day$1.00Day Game$3.50Day
    Interlibrary Loan$1.00Day
    Damaged Material
    Library Card$2.00Item
    DVD Case$5.00Item
    MakerSpace Material
    2.25" Pinback Button$2.00Button
    2.25" Magnet$3.00Button
    1.25" Pinback Button$1.50Button
    1.25" Magnet$2.00Button
    3D Printing$3.50Hour
    3D Quick Prints$2.00Item
    Vinyl Cutting$3.00Foot
    Used Books
    Trade Paperback$2.00Item
    DVD / CD / Video Game$3.00Item
    Other Items For Sale
    Friends of the Library - Chocolates$3.00Item
    Laminating - 8.5" x 11"$2.50Item
    Laminating - Index Card$2.00Item
    Envelope -8.5" x 11"$2.00Item
    Envelope - 3.875" x 8.875"$0.75Item
    File Folder - 8.5" x 11"$2.00Item
    Page Protector - 8.5" x 11"$2.00Item
    Town of Fort Frances Garbage Bag tags$2.25Tag
    Printing and White$0.25Page Sided Black and White$0.40Page - Letter$1.00Page - Legal$1.25Page - Ledger$1.50Page
    Fax Sending - First Page$5.00Page - Additional Page$1.00Page
    Overseas - First Page$8.00Page
    Overseas - Additional Page$1.00Page
    Fax Receiving Page$1.00Page Page$0.25Page
    Shaw Community Hub Rental$40.00 + HSTHour
    $100.00+HSTHalf-Day (up to 4 hours)
    $140.00+HSTFull-Day (5+ hours) Hours$40.00Hour Cancellation (within 24 hours)50%Event$45.00Event
    Other Rentals
    Santa Suit$30.00Day
    Children's Birthday Book$25.00Item
    Adult/YA Birthday Book$30.00Item
    Large Print Birthday Book$40.00Item