Due to renovations at the St. Marys Public Library, reserving items from that location will not be available August 23 - October 9. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The St. Marys Public Library is moving temporarily to the End Zone of the Pyramid Recreation Centre. We will be at our temporary location until October 9. During this time, requests for items owned by St. Marys will not be available. Full details here.
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