Libraries and Archives - Public Library Services

Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Education and Lifelong Learning - AKA: Formerly Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture

Service Description

Provides free loans of books, DVDs and other multimedia to people who register for a library card. Most public library locations also offer:
  • Child and youth programs
  • Public access computers
  • Reference desk services
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Access to online resources such as music, language courses and more
  • Non-traditional objects for borrowing, such as: Telescopes * Snowshoes * Yoga mats * Fitness kits * Sensory kits for people with autism, Alzheimer's, ADHD, dementia, and other sensitives * And more
COVID-19 UPDATE: See PEI Government Closures and Service Options webpage for up-to-date operation information: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-and-wellness/closures-and-service-options

Information

Eligibility:
Residents of Prince Edward Island * Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian when visiting the library to confirm membership
Fees:
No fee to become a member * Fees apply if items are lost, damaged or returned late
How to Access:
Apply online or visit a public library to register
Documents Required:
Completed application form * Must present photo ID and proof of address when confirming membership for first time at library branch
Language:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info