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Services

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

After you have been an established active patron in good standing for three (3) months, you may apply for an interlibrary loan (ILL). Call or stop by to fill out a small request form.

 

There is no charge for the first three books each fiscal year (October - September). Afterward, we ask for a $3.00 donation per book for postage. Requested books must be published over 6 months or more for lenders to release the items to us.  You may request two books at a time. Audiobooks are also available to ILL.

Inter-Library Loan

Computer Use, Wifi, Print, Copy, Scan, Fax

We have several internet computers for use. Please abide by the usage policies and observe the one hour limit.  Certain activities will be given preferential access at our discretion ie testing. 

Wifi is also available on the premises. The password is read4fun.

Color prints and copies are not available.​

  • Prints     by donation

  • Copies   by donation

  • Scans     by donation

  • Faxes     50 cents per page   (cover sheet available for no extra charge, extra charge for international faxes)

Computer, Wifi, Print, Copy, Scan, Fax
Computer Tutoring

Computer Tutoring

Call or visit us to book a free 1 hour appointment with our techs to help you learn about your technology.  We can help with iPhone, Android, PCs, Mac, Social Media setup, Internet Security, and more! We also encourage you to take advantage of the free digital learning resources on the Resources​ tab.

Computer Tutoring

Outreach 

We regularly visit  4H Friday Friends and TLC daycare with books and crafts for kids! The library also visits The Boundary County Community Restorium and the community fairs. We are always looking for new opportunities to connect with the community. Past involvements include:

  • Bonners Ferry High School Business Project Fair​

  • Chamber of Commerce

  • Veteran Christmas Craft Fair

  • Camp Cloverbud

  • Selkirk Loop Spring Celebration

  • Health Fair

  • Kootenai River Days

  • SCA Partnership for JRR Tolkien Day

Library In a Box

In an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible, the Boundary County Library created Library in a Box. We have dispersed boxes of free books throughout the county. The rules are simple: Take one, bring it back whenever, pick another. We frequently re-stock the boxes, so there is no pressure to return the books right away.

Current Library in a Box Locations include: 

  • Bonners Ferry Victim Services

  • The Boundary County Food Bank

  • Porthill Mercantile

  • Elk Mountain Farms

  • Good Grief Grill & Grocery

  • Panhandle Laundry

library in a box
JRR Tolkien Day

JRR Tolkien Day

Outreach
Library In a Box
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