Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Public Library

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Operates a community public library and loans out various items including the following:  
  • Books, magazines, and audio visual material (DVDs, CDs), and video games (only for use at library) 
  • Material available through inter library loan
 
Provides a wide variety of programs and services: 
  • Faxing, laminating and photocopying 
  • Internet and wireless access  
  • Information service 
  • Reference and research help 
 
Offers a variety of age appropriate programs and services. Call for more information on programs and services available at this location. Examples include: 
  • Book clubs 
  • Homework help 
  • Literacy programs 
  • Reading programs 
  • Story time
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation
Application Membership required to borrow items
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail library.manitou@bellnet.ca
Website www.rainyriver.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Viola Medicine, Librarian; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 238; Email: violamedicine@yahoo.com
Alternate Executive Dean Wilson, Director of Administration; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 229; Email: d.wilson@bellnet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Rainy River First Nation Library 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)