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  1. Access to Computers

  2. WIFI Access in our parking lot 24/7

  3. Copy, Fax and Scanning services

  4. Laminating 

  5. Interlibrary Loans for materials not in the Library

  6. Friendly Faces

Want to go Fishing?

In Memory of Aaron Purtell by the Greater Nipissing Stewardship Council and Dowdal Cabinets through their Rod and Tackle Share Program, the Bonfield Public Library has rods and tackle boxes available for patron use.

Patrons may borrow the Rods and tackle boxes for a 7 day period using their library cards. Patrons are responsible for purchasing their own bait and Ontario Fishing license. Children under 15 years of age must have an adults/guardians permission. Items are to be returned clean and in person to the Library.

For full details on the Bonfield Public Library Rod and Tackle policy,

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Congratulation James for winning the StoryWalk basket.

Borrow a Ontario Parks Vehicle Day Pass with your Library card!!

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The Ontario Parks Day Use Vehicle permit allows entry to any provincial park for 1 vehicle & its passengers for the day. The Library loan period is 7 days. Contact the Bonfield Public Library to reserve your Park pass.

Important information 

1) Changes to Ontario Parks allows for free weekday (Monday to Thursday) daily vehicle permits at Ontario Parks until September 2, 2021. Visitors will be required to display a valid Day Use Vehicle permit.

2) Ontario Parks is piloting a new service starting June 7 where visitors will be able to book their Day Use Vehicle Permits up to 5 days in advance in 17 select provincial parks. 

Library patrons who have borrowed a Permit to visit participating Ontario Parks will need to obtain an advance daily vehicle permit for all visits, including free day use days.


Obtaining a permit in advance will allow people to plan ahead, which means more time on the beach or trails and less time in long lines, and guarantee they have a parking spot upon arrival for the parks listed below:

  • Algonquin, Arrowhead, Batchawana Bay, Craigleith, Darlington, Forks of the Credit, Kakabeka Falls, Kettle Lakes, Lake Superior, Long Point, Mono Cliffs, North Beach, Pinery, Presqu’ile, Sandbanks Sibbald Point, and Turkey Point.



Library patron’s will be able to use the borrowed permit’s serial number to obtain guaranteed access to these parks at no extra charge.


There are two ways to obtain a daily vehicle permit in advance for the 17 participating parks.

  1. Online at

  2. By phone at 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275) – Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.


When patrons arrive at a park, they will need to bring the seasonal permit that they have borrowed from the library and a printed or electronic copy of the confirmation e-mail that indicates that they have secured a space at the park on the day of the visit.

Current Hours

Monday              10:00 am-1:00 pm

Tuesday               4:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Wednesday          4:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Thursday             4:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Friday                     Closed/Ferme

Saturday            10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday                   Closed/Ferme