Library Catalogues

To view the catalogue of the Marathon Public Library please select one of the options below.

Learn about Marathon Public Library’s collection through our online catalogue system. The online catalogue lets you:

  • Search for titles
  • Browse items
  • Find new additions
  • Place items on hold

Click here to access the online catalogue

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us to request material from another library through interlibrary loan.

Access your account

You can also use the online catalogue to access your library account information, including:

  • View your checkouts
  • Place and check the status of your holds
  • Renew items
  • View fines
  • Update your account’s PIN.

To access your account online, follow these easy steps:

  1. Navigate to the online catalogue.
  2. Click on “My Account” on the top right-hand side of the website.
  3. Enter your library card number (the 14-digit number found on the back of your card beginning with “20740”).
  4. Enter your default PIN: “books”.
  5. For help or to reset your PIN, contact the Library at 229-0740.


Marathon Public Library COVID-19 Update 


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.

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

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