Library memberships are free for residents and property owners in the Municipality of Whitestone.

Click the button to print and complete a library card application, or fill out a copy in person at the front desk during library open hours.

Notice: The library is running a fine-free pilot program for the duration of 2021. Late fees will not be charged for overdue materials, with the exception of interlibrary loans. Overdue materials will block your library card and you will be unable to continue to use the library until materials are returned.

Fees and Fines

Fines for Overdue Material

Books and Magazines $0.25 per week or part week per item
(max. Of $10.00 per item)
DVDs $1.00 per day per item
(no maximum)
Interlibrary Loan Material $1.00 per day per item
(no maximum)

Other Charges

Non-resident Membership $70.00 per year
$10.00 per month
Printing (black and white) $0.15 per sheet
Printing (colour) $1.00 per sheet
Membership card replacement $2.00
Fax $1.00 to send, $0.50 to receive
Scanning Free of charge
Laminating $1.25 per sheet
Resume printing (black and white) Free of charge (10 copies)
Resume faxing (local number) Free of charge




Members are informed when the following limits have been reached:

Maximum Charges: $10.00
Maximum number of overdue items out: 4 items

Unfortunately, once these levels have been exceeded, the membership will be suspended until payment has been received.

20 Print materials per membership card (up to 14 day period, maximum of up to 3 renewals)
DVDs (up to 2 day period, no renewals)
1 New Release DVD per household (up to 2 day period, no renewals)
1 DVD Series per membership card (up to 14 day period, no renewals)


Printed library materials may be renewed for up to three (3) loan periods provided that:

  • the item(s) are not on reserve for someone else
  • the item(s) are not in high demand
  • the member has not reached his/her limit of overdue fines or charges
  • DVDs are not eligible for renewal


Reserved printed material will be held for members at the Circulation Desk for 4 library days after contact is made.