• 10 public computers (at $1.00/hr) .
  • Free WiFi
  • High Speed DSL access to the Internet
  • Word processor
  • Laser colour printing 
  • Scanner
  • Accessibility features – elevator, computer station with accessibility programs and large font keyboard.
  • Laptop Bar
  • Filtered access for children’s computer stations
  • Free Computer Training – Application forms available at the Library 
  • Photocopy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Invigilating Service – $20.00 per exam
  • Public Meeting Rooms – Email your request using the  “Library Room Use Request Form and Policy” located under “Meeting Rooms”
  • Library Tours / Class Visits (Print request form for Class Visits here and drop off at library to schedule your visit)
  • Outreach Delivery Program

BOOKS: Available for people of all ages as well as a special collection of LARGE PRINT books in French and English.

AUDIOBOOKS: We have a wide variety of Talking Books on CD to listen to in your car, at home, etc. 

MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS: Our local newspaper and over 100 different magazine titles are available to browse or borrow.

EBOOKS AND DOWNLOADABLE AUDIOBOOKS: Download your eBooks and Audiobooks on the go with Overdrive

CELA DAISY BOOKS: Thanks to the Center for Equitable Library Access, DAISY audio books are available to anyone who is print disabled due to blindness, visual impairment, physical disability and/or learning disability. DAISY books are played using a DAISY player or in most MP3 compatible CD players. For more information or to register for CELA’s online services, visit

DVDs, CDs OR VIDEOGAMES: We have these formats covering a variety of subjects such as “How to”, documentaries, programs for children, classic movies as well as entertainment for all ages.

LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY: Town of Cochrane and surrounding townships archives dating back to 1910 are available upon request.

JIGSAW PUZZLES: Always fun for the whole family.

ONLINE RESOURCES: A wide range of resources available for adults, teens and children.

PLAYAWAY – AUDIO BOOKS without the hassle! Check out these easy one step books today. No machine or other device needed. Just plug and play!

To access federal government publications, visit the Government of Canada Publication website.
To access provincial government publications, visit the ServiceOntario Publications website.

Try Interlibrary Loan- We can borrow books, magazine articles, and microforms for you from other libraries in the province or from across Canada. Email your request to or fill out an online ILL Request Form.