Thunder Bay Public Library

Site: Brodie Resource Library

Service: Library Services

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers public library services
Agency Services
Description (Service) Provides a wide variety of services and loans out various items including the following:  
  • Books, magazines and audio-visual material (DVDs, CDs, audio books), obituary file, genealogy collection, periodicals, e-books 
  • In conjunction with Roots to Harvest, offers a Garden Tool Lending Library (Brodie St branch only) 
  • Scanning, faxing, photocopying and printing of documents 
  • Internet and wireless access 
  • Home services and services to institutions  
  • Information service 
  • Material available through inter-library loan 
  • Reference and research help 
  • Meeting rooms for public use
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 
  • Computer Classes  
  • Homework Help 
  • Literacy Programs 
  • Movie Nights 
  • Parent/child drop-in program 
  • Reading Programs 
  • Story Times 
  • Tutoring / Readers are Leaders 
  • Assistance to use e-readers and portable devices to download e-books
Hours Mon-Wed 10 am-9 pm, Thu-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 12 noon-4 pm 
Summer and holiday hours may vary
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Must have a library card to borrow materials or access most online databases; most library services and programs do not require a library card
Application Library card with full borrowing privileges: two pieces of ID including one with your address
Languages English ; Material in various languages is available at the Brodie and Waverley branches; call for more information or refer to the library catalogue on the website
Fees Membership - Non-residents ; Service - Faxing, Photocopying, Printing
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-8275 (807-345-TBPL)
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Primary Executive John Pateman, Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-684-6803; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 216 Brodie St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C2
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Intersection Brodie St S and Donald St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1970
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay ; Provincial