About Us

The Marathon Public Library is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Marathon, Ontario. We are located at 22 Peninsula Road on the lower level. The Marathon Public Library is uniquely situated in downtown Marathon, surrounded by many amenities, and local history artifacts that will not disappoint. Visit the town of where the famous Group of Seven artists began their journey. Where the biggest smoke stack along the shore of Lake Superior was located at the old Marathon Pulp and Paper Mill, and where we were “Built on Paper and Laced with Gold.”

COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF JULY 19, 2021

Marathon Public Library COVID-19 Update 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 19, 2021 (MARATHON, ON)— On July 16, 2021, the province of Ontario had entered phase three (3) of the roadmap to reopening. As outlined in phase three (3), all public libraries are now permitted to increase their limited capacity. As per the guidelines enforced by the province of Ontario and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), the library will be operating with a total of 20 persons permitted to enter the facility. This capacity limitation breaks down to a limit of four (4) persons for computer usage and five (5) persons for browsing/checkout. All previous precautions will remain in place at this time. We would like to remind our patrons that it is mandatory to wear a mask and sanitize when entering the facility. The Marathon Public Library would like to thank everyone for your continued support in our small-town public library.

For more information on our COVID-19 response please click here (https://marathon.olsn.ca/covid-19/)

 

The aforementioned capacity limits are well within Schedule 1, sub-section 3(1) of O.Reg. 364/20 capacity calculation.

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