As a Library member you can borrow a wide variety of materials.

Borrowing Items
Borrowing Period
Renew*
Holds
Movies & videogames
7 days Yes
Yes
Boomerang Books
14 days
No No
Boomerang Movies
7 days
No
No
Media Equipment
3 days
Once No
Board Books
21 days
Yes No
Toys (at Aaniin & Milliken Mills)
21 days
No No
Lendery items (at Milliken Mills)
7 days
No
No
Magazines
7 days
Once No
Books and all other items
21 days
Yes Yes
eBooks (from OverDrive)
21 days
Yes Yes

*an item may be renewed if no one is waiting for it.

Boomerangs are popular items available at the Library on a first-come-first-served basis.

Borrowing Limits

  • You can borrow up to 100 physical items on your card and an additional 50 electronic items.
  • The maximum number of items on the preschool Ready to Read card is 25 children’s books.
  • If the item has holds on it the loan period may be reduced.

Extended Loans

Extended loads are available for items that are not in high demand. We reserve the right to limit or deny extended loans on specific items.

Returning Items

  • Borrowed items may be returned to any Markham Public Library Branch.
  • All branches have after hours book drops. Items returned through the book drop will be taken off on the next open day.

Borrowing information in simplified Chinese - 我的图书馆账户 [PDF]

Borrowing information in traditional Chinese - 我的圖書館帳戶 [PDF]

Borrowing information in Tamil [PDF]