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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.
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    1. All non-resident members, excluding those listed in 2-3, 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.

    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 contracts with:

        1. Seven Generations Education Institute
        2. The Northwest Catholic District School Board
        3. The Rainy River District School Board
        4. 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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    Minors are individuals who are under the age of 18. Minors will be issued an FFPLTC membership under the following conditions:

    1. The minor’s parent or guardian indicates responsibility for material borrowed by the minor by signing the minor's membership card or registration form
    2. The minor’s 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 are non-transferrable.

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  • Fees and Fines

    Prices are subject to change without notice

    ID Product Fee Per
    Membership Non-Resident - 12 Months $85.00 Family Non-Resident - 6 Months $50.00 Family Non-Resident - 1 Month $10.00 Family Non-Resident - 12 Months $60.00 Individual Non-Resident - 12 Months $50.00 Senior (55+)
    Late Material Generic $0.25 Day Video $1.00 Day Video Game $3.50 Day
    Interlibrary Loan $0.50 Day
    Damaged Material
    Library Card $2.00 Item
    DVD Case $5.00 Item
    MakerSpace Material
    2.25" Pinback Button $1.25 Button
    2.25" Non-pinback Button $2.75 Button
    1.25" Pinback Button $1.00 Button
    1.25" Non-pinback Button $1.75 Button
    3D Printing $2.00 Hour
    Vinyl Cutting $3.00 Foot
    Used Books
    Hardcover $2.00 Item
    Trade Paperback $1.50 Item
    Paperback $1.00 Item
    Magazine $0.25 Item
    DVD / CD / Video Game $2.00 Item
    Audiobook $1.50 Item
    Other Items For Sale
    Friends of the Library - Chocolates $3.00 Item
    Friends of the Library - Cook Book $10.00 Item
    Headphones $3.00 Item
    Tea $1.00 Item
    Coffee $1.00 Item
    Laminating - 8.5" x 11" $2.00 Item
    Laminating - Index Card $1.00 Item
    Envelope -8.5" x 11" $0.50 Item
    File Folder - 8.5" x 11" $0.50 Item
    Page Protector - 8.5" x 11" $0.50 Item
    Printing Black and White - 0 to 10 Pages $0.25 Page Black and White - 11+ Pages $0.20 Page Colour - Letter $1.00 Page Colour - Legal $1.15 Page Colour - Ledger $1.2 Page
    Fax Sending Domestic - First Page $5.00 Page Domestic - Additional Page $1.00 Page
    Overseas - First Page $7.00 Page
    Overseas - Additional Page $1.00 Page
    Fax Receiving First Page $1.00 Page Additional Page $0.25 Page
    Shaw Community Hub Rental Rental $25.00 Hour After Hours $30.00 Hour Late Cancellation (within 24 hours) 50% Event
    Technical Services Teleconferencing Administration $40.00 Event Videoconferencing Administration $85.00 Event Proctoring $30.00 Event
    Other Rentals
    Santa Suit $26.00 Day
    Children's Birthday Book $25.00 Item
    Adult/YA Birthday Book $30.00 Item
    Large Print Birthday Book $40.00 Item