Chatham-Kent Public Library
Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) offers several services to its members. Almost all of the services offered to members are free of charge. Membership is free to Chatham-Kent residents.
How to Become a Member?
According to Tania Sharpe the Public Services Coordinator of Chatham-Kent Public Library, to become a member, visit any CKPL branch location and provide one piece of identification showing your name and current address. Photo ID is preferred.
Children could also become members of CKPL. However, children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult/legal guardian.
As mentioned earlier the library card is free and is available to all residents of Chatham-Kent.
Services Offered to Members
Once you have signed up for your CKPL library card you can enjoy all the resources and services the library provides which include but are not limited to
- magazines and newspapers
- current and classic DVDs
- OverDrive* downloadable audiobooks
- audio books
- online databases
- computer and Internet access
- free access to WiFi (wireless Internet)
- family programs and events
Chatham Library Branches
The following tables show CKPL branches, their locations, and phone numbers.
|Chatham Library||120 Queen Street
Chatham, Ontario N7M 2G6
|Blenheim Library||16 George Street
Blenheim, Ontario N0P 1A0
|Bothwell Library||320 Main Street
Bothwell, Ontario N0P 1C0
|Dresden Library||187 Brown Street
Dresden, Ontario N0P 1M0
|Highgate Library||291 King Street
Highgate, Ontario N0P 1T0
|Merlin Library||13 Aberdeen Street
Merlin, Ontario N0P 1W0
|Ridgetown Library||54 Main Street West
Ridgetown, Ontario N0P 2C0
|Thamesville Library||3 London Road (Lower Town Hall)
Thamesville, Ontario N0P 2K0
|Tilbury Library||2 Queen Street
Tilbury, Ontario N0P 2L0
|Wallaceburg Library||209 James Street
Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 2N4
|Wheatley Library||35 Talbot Road West
Wheatley, Ontario N0P 2P0
The following online resources are related to Chatham-Kent Public Library.
- The CKPL catalogue helps you to find, request, cancel and extend your orders (on books, DVDs and Videos, Books on CD, and Music CDs).
- If you are interested in genealogy click here.
- For more information about CKPL catalogue click here.
* OverDrive is a brand name. It refers to a technology which serves libraries and other service providers who would like to offer digital audiobooks, e-Books, music, and more.
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