Chapleau Public Library is a beautiful and vibrant member of the community that supports continual innovation in the services
we make available to our patrons and visitors.

We aim to offer our community a safe and comfortable meeting area with something for everyone and accessible to all.


Chapleau Public Library offers...

French and English books in various formats including LARGE print, audiobooks and CNIB discs for use with our Daisy Reader.

DVD and Blu-Ray movies are available for FOUR night loan periods.

a great selection of magazines on current events, decorating, food, fashion, health, sports and much more..

 two public use computers offering high speed wireless internet. Visitors can also access our Wifi network from inside the library.

**New **  Selphy Printer!
Connect to our WIFI on your cell phone, select your photo and print!
Easy as 1-2-3!!

a Media Center equipped with a projector and screen, a charging station and meeting table that seats 8.

a “DIY Photography” station!

a meeting place with use of a projector and screen

a childrens area, which has an XBOX One with Kinect set up with a 40″ flat screen TV! This gaming system is FREE of use to our patrons and visitors!

Sony eReaders, Kobos and Nooks available for loan to our patrons. Spend some time selecting the books you would like, then our knowledgeable staff can load your books onto the device for you!

a catalogue and databases that can be accessed online from home so patrons can see what they have out, what they would like, renew their items, and place holds.

access to the Overdrive site, members who own personal tablets, laptops, phones, and eReaders, can load their devices with audiobooks, ebooks, and even stream movies from home, all free with your library card.

Interlibrary Loans Service. If we don’t have what you are looking for, we can usually find it and borrow it from another library.


If you are a tax payer within the Municipality of Chapleau, there is NO CHARGE to join our library.

If you live outside the Municipality of Chapleau limits, there is an annual household membership fee of $40.

To obtain a membership, simply drop by the library with one form of identification that has your current address, and our library staff will be pleased to sign you up.

The Chapleau Public Library does NOT have late fees for books and magazines, however, if you are feeling guilty for your tardiness, you can always donate to our “Guilty Pig.”

Loan Periods

Books, Magazines, Audiobooks and Interlibrary Loan Items – 3 weeks
Movies – 3 movies for 4 nights (Movies will get ONE renewal only)
**Renewals can be requested in person, by phone, email or on this website**


Black & White Prints and Copies – .25/page
Fax Sent & Received – $3.00/First 3 pages, PLUS .25 for EACH additional page
Movie Late Fines – $2.00 PER MOVIE, PER NIGHT
Selphy Prints – $1.00 each

Interlibrary Loans

Chapleau Public Library offers Interlibrary Loan Service If our library does not have what you are looking for ask us about getting it supplied from another library…we probably can! We also offer Patron Initiated Interlibrary Loan. Call the library to register.

If you are not registered to initiate an InterLibrary Loan you may still search the ZPortal as a guest. Select To place an interlibrary loan please click here below and then your language choice and then select Standard Search to search as a guest. Under current profile select OLS-North(shared) and then perform your search. Once you find your selection click on it with your mouse and drag across the author and title to highlight and copy and paste your selection along with your name and phone number and send your request to the library by email  or call us at 705 864 0852.

To place an interlibrary loan please click here.