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Location and Hours

Main Library

345 Aylmer St. North Map Icon
Peterborough, ON
K9H 3V7


Summer Hours
Victoria Day - Labour Day

Winter Hours
Labour Day - Victoria Day

Monday - Thursday

10:30 am - 7:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday - Saturday

10:00 am - 5:00 pm


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm







 DelaFosse Branch Library

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729 Park Street South

Peterborough, ON
K9J 3T3

(Year Round)




2:30 pm - 7:30 pm




2:30 pm - 7:30 pm




10:00 am - 3:00 pm










Changes to Library Hours during the December holidays:


Tuesday, December 24: Open 10 am – 12:30 pm

Christmas Eve – Early Closure

Wednesday, December 25 (Closed)

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 26 (Closed)

Boxing Day

Sunday, December 29  (Closed)

Seasonal Holidays

Monday, December 30: Open 10 am – 5 pm

Seasonal Holidays – Early Closure

Tuesday, December 31: Open 10 am – 12:30 pm

Seasonal Holidays – Early Closure

Wednesday, January 1 (Closed)

New Year’s Day


On-Street Parking – Two-Hour Limit

Metered parking is provided on streets throughout the downtown area. The maximum stay at on-street metered spaces is two hours and the rate is $1.00 per hour.

Parking for More than 2 Hours and up to a Full Day

Some parking lots and both parking garages can be used for a quick stop or for up to a full day. The rates are $1/hour or $7 maximum for all day. The first hour is free in the parking garages. The parking lot closest to the Library that permits all- day parking is the Louis Lot.  See the Parking Lot and Garage Map for more information.

Parking on City Streets with No Meters

The maximum time a vehicle can be parked on any city street with no meters is three hours. Many streets limit the times and dates when parking is permitted. Please read on-street parking signs carefully to determine if parking is permitted.

For more information about parking in the City of Peterborough please  visit the Parking Department online.

Bus Information

The Main Branch of the Library is located within a block of the downtown bus terminal and there is a bus stop directly in front of the DelaFosse Branch Library. For information on bus routes and schedules in Peterborough please visit the Transit Department online.
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