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Greater Sudbury Public Library
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The Greater Sudbury Public Library is a public library system in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
Greater Sudbury Public Library
Bibliothèque publique du Grand Sudbury
Typepublic
Location74 Mackenzie Street
Sudbury, Ontario
P3C 4X8
Branches13
Collection
Items collectedbusiness directories, phone books, maps, government publications, books, periodicals, genealogy, local history
WebsiteGreater Sudbury Public Library
Map
The library system has 13 branches throughout the city. The main branch is called "Mackenzie" and it is located on Mackenzie Street in the city's downtown core. Additional branches are located in the communities of Azilda, Capreol, Chelmsford, Coniston, Copper Cliff, Dowling, Garson, Hanmer, Lively, Lo-Ellen, New Sudbury and Onaping. A non-lending reference branch was formerly also located at Tom Davies Square, but this moved back to the Mackenzie location in 1998 after renovations expanded the Mackenzie building.
The largest library in the City of Greater Sudbury is the Mackenzie Library Main Branch. It provides access to bilingual business directories, phone books, maps, government publications, and a vast selection of books. The Reference Collection also has three special collections in its lower level: Genealogy, the Mary C. Shantz Local History Collection, and Canadian Legal Materials. The Makerspace located in the Mackenzie Library Main Branch offers sewing machines, 3D printers, and other tools for public use.[1]
The South End Library branch was demolished in 2009 after a broken sewer lead to sections of the building's floor sinking by over 35cm and the building was declared unsafe.[2] A new branch, designed by Yallowega Bélanger Salach Architecture,[3] was built in the same location with a $4.9 million budget and opened in 2012.[4] The new building includes outdoor reading and performance areas, spaces for children and teens, and meeting rooms.
Branches
South End branch of the Greater Sudbury Public Library
BranchCommunityAddressCoordinates
Main LibraryDowntown Sudbury74 Mackenzie Street46.49554°N 80.99749°W
Azilda Gilles Pelland LibraryAzilda120 Saint Agnes Street46.55176°N 81.12010°W
Capreol Library & Citizen Service CentreCapreol9 Morin Street46.70540°N 80.92085°W
Chelmsford Library & Citizen Service CentreChelmsford3502 Errington Avenue46.58059°N 81.19898°W
Coniston LibraryConiston30 Second Avenue46.48881°N 80.84744°W
Copper Cliff LibraryCopper Cliff11 Balsam Street46.47457°N 81.06708°W
Dowling Library & Citizen Service CentreDowling79 Main Street West46.58562°N 81.34017°W
Garson Library & Citizen Service CentreGarson214 Orell Street46.55809°N 80.86611°W
Levack / Onaping LibraryOnaping1 Hillside Avenue46.61932°N 81.41766°W
Lively Library & Citizen Service CentreLively15 Kin Drive46.43795°N 81.14538°W
New Sudbury LibrarySudbury1346 Lasalle Boulevard46.52228°N 80.94672°W
South End LibrarySudbury1991 Regent Street46.45010°N 80.99835°W
Valley East Library & Citizen Service CentreHanmer4100 Elmview Drive46.64019°N 80.98637°W
See also
References
  1. ^ Schwabe, Markus (January 21, 2015). "Greater Sudbury Public Library's 'Makerspace' has cool new tools". CBC News. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  2. ^ Whitehouse, Mike (August 17, 2011). "Broken sewer wrecked library". Sudbury Star. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  3. ^ "South End Public Library (2012) | Blog | Ontario Association of Architects". www.oaa.on.ca. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  4. ^ Perth, Sebastien (August 16, 2012). "New library kid friendly ; RE-OPENING: South End location closed in 2009 after building was deemed unsafe". Sudbury Star. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
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