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About Us


The Markstay-Warren Public Library provides free and open access to services to meet the changing needs of our community. Our library is a safe inviting centre for information and leisure, connecting with people from all walks of life through programs, collections and community partners.



To be a vital, resilient and welcoming centre of community for all through responsive services and programs, relevant collections and community partnerships.



  1. Equity: Providing free and equitable access to services, programs and collections
  2. Respect: Supporting the value and dignity of all individuals
  3. Intellectual Freedom: Guaranteeing and facilitating the free exchange of information and ideas in a democratic society, protecting intellectual freedom and respecting individuals' rights to privacy and choice
  4. Accountability: Ensuring that the library services remain relevant, vital and respectful of the need for fiscal and environmental sustainability
  5. Service Orientation: Providing excellent responsive services
  6. Innovation and Tradition: Anticipating and responding to changing needs and technology, while encouraging the joy of reading and life-long learning


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Pamella Kelly CEO
Paulette Quesnel Library Assistant
Terry Labbé Library Assistant
Madison Bole Summer Student  
Emily  Summer Student  

An Honorable mention to Cindy Robidas, who retired from her role as CEO in December of 2021

In accordance with the Ontario Public Libraries Act, the Municipality of Markstay-Warren's Public Library Board is responsible for developing and maintaining the policies and procedures of the Markstay-Warren Public Library.


Members of the Markstay-Warren Public Library Board for the 2019 – 2022 term:

Monica McDonald (Chair)

Nancy Feduck (Vice-Chair)

Greg Hunt (Council Representative)

Christiane Colard

Ginette Laporte

Michele Roy


Meeting Schedule:

The Markstay-Warren Public Library will be holding their regular 2022 meetings on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm as scheduled below (exception, first Monday in October if required).

These meetings are typically held at the Markstay-Warren Municipal Council Chambers (at the Markstay-Warren Community Centre while physical distancing measures are in place).


Meeting Dates: