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    According to the Public Libraries Act, library boards shall allow the public to reserve and borrow circulating materials free of charge.

    The public includes all residents within the municipality for which the library board is established.

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    1. Every resident of the Town of Fort Frances is entitled to have an FFPLTC membership at no charge.
    2. Identification, including proof of current address is required for registration.
      1. Members must inform the Library of any changes of address as soon as possible to keep membership information up to date
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    1. All non-resident members, excluding those listed in 3-2, pay an annual fee, set each year by the FFPL Board based on the cost to run the FFPLTC for its resident members. See Fees and Fines

      1. Members must inform the Library of any changes of address as soon as possible to keep membership information up to date
    2. Exclusions to non-resident membership fees include:

      1. Non-residents owning property in Fort Frances may register without charge by presenting a current property tax bill along with identification
      2. Non-residents served by library service agreement with:
        1. The Township of Alberton
      3. Non-residents served by reciprocal borrowing agreements with:
        1. Atikokan Public Library

          See Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement - Atikokan Public Library

        2. Emo Public Library

          See Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement - Emo Public Library

        3. International Falls Public Library

          See Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement - International Falls Public Library

        4. Rainy River Public Library

          See Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement - Rainy River Public Library

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    Proof of Address

    Examples of acceptable proof of address include:

    1. Driver's license
    2. Electricity, gas, telephone or water bill
    3. Bank or credit card statement
    4. Pension, family allowance or income support statement
    5. Government ID
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    Individuals who are under the age of 16 will be issued an FFPLTC membership under the following conditions:

    1. The parent or guardian indicates responsibility for material borrowed by signing the membership card or registration form
    2. The school board requests a student membership be created for the minor under the conditions of the contract with that school board
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    FFPLTC library cards cannot be shared.

    1. The Library member is financially responsible for all materials signed out under their membership.
      1. Any thefts or loss of materials while signed out to the member must be reported to the Library as soon as possible.
    2. In the event a Library card is lost, stolen, or destroyed, the loss of the card is to be reported to the Library as soon as possible.
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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