A membership at the Kapuskasing Public Library is available at no cost to all residents of the community and region. To register as a member, a valid identification must be presented at the time of the application. Accepting the library card implies the card holder’s acceptance of and adherence to all rules and regulations of the Library.

Replacement cards are available for a fee of $2.00.

Loans and Returns

Upon presentation of the library card, members may borrow up to 10 items for a period of four (4) weeks or one (1) week for magazines and DVDs. Items can be returned to the book return box in the Library or by using the outside book return box.

Renewals and Holds

All items borrowed can be renewed twice unless they have been reserved by another patron. The renewals can be made in person or by telephone.

Borrowers may put items on hold in person or by telephone.

Interlibrary Loans

The interlibrary loans service allows patrons to request items for another public library. renewing the loan must occur within a minimum of five (5) days from the item’s return date.

The service is currently unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Library provides free Internet to patrons via wireless network connection. The Internet can be accessed through our computers or your personal devices. The Internet sessions may be limited to 30 minutes if there are other patrons waiting.

Fees (2020)

  • Membership
    • Residents of the community and region: Free
    • Replacement of lost or damaged membership card: $2.00
  • Interlibrary Loan
    • Free
    • Certain restrictions apply
  • Internet Use
    • Free
  • Penalties
    • Fines and overdues:
      • $o.25 per day for overdue items
      • $5.00 maximum per item
    • Lost or damaged items:
      • Replacements cost and/or fine
  • Printing/Photocopies
    • $0.15 per page (B&W, letter/legal)
    • $0.50 per page (colour, letter/legal)
    • $0.25 per page (B&W, 11 x 17)
    • $1.00 per page (colour, 11 x 17)
  • Scan to email
    • $1.00 per page
    • $10.00 (maximum)
  • Sending and Receiving Faxes
    • $1.00 per page
    • $10.00 (maximum)
  • Laminating
    • $2.50 for first foot (12″)
    • $1.00 per additional foot
    • $2.50 minimum charge
    • $1.00 for business card size