Using the Library


About the eBook and audioBook Service

Last Updated 2017/01/17

Find out more: About the Service Compatible Devices eBooks: Downloading to a Computer Downloading to a Tablet or Smartphone Transferring eBooks to an eReader (Kobo, Nook or other compatible device) Downloading to a Sony Wifi audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer Transferring to an iPod or MP3 Player Finding and Borrowing Items & Placing Holds


Using the Library

Last Updated 2017/01/31

How To Check your account Renew items Place a hold Find your late fees Borrow from other libraries Download eBooks and audiobooks Sign up for a library card Your Account Log in to renew, reserve items & check fines Library Policies Loan periods and late fees Computer Use Photocopying Privacy  


Patron Conduct

Last Updated 2017/02/01

Approved: May 20, 2010 by Board Chair Jon Sawatsky Revised: June 15, 2016 by Library Board Jake Epp Library strives to provide everyone with fair and equitable access to a wide range of library services in a welcoming environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Everyone has the right to equal treatment with respect


Computer & Internet Use

Last Updated 2020/08/24

Public Access Computers and Wifi The use of a public access computer and wifi is a privilege, not a right. Any use that is: inappropriate for Jake Epp Library standards, that may cause physical damage to equipment or software, or that is unethical or illegal will automatically result in the user being denied any further


Loan Periods & Fines

Last Updated 2021/12/03

  Collection Description Circulation Policy Overdue Fine Rate Audiobooks Audio collections are available in both the Juvenile and Adult sections.  If you prefer preloaded audio players that you can take with you, try our PlayAway collection. 3 weeks, up to 3 renewals if there are no reserves on the item. 25¢ per day for Adult


Borrow from Other Libraries

Last Updated 2020/08/24

Requesting Books to be Delivered to Your Home Library If you aren’t able to find an item you want in our Jake Epp Library catalogue, you may be able to borrow it from elsewhere in Manitoba (or beyond) through our Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service. Complete information about this service is found in our ILL Brochure here. You


Tracking your Interlibrary Loan

Last Updated 2017/01/07

For further information, see: Searching Illume Requesting Items from Other Libraries


Sign Up for a Library Card

Last Updated 2020/06/04

Permanent residents may join the library free of charge with proof of Steinbach residency, as they are already paying for use of the library through their taxes. Outside the city of Steinbach there is a non-resident fee of $95, with certain R.M.’s offering a rebate. Currently the R.M. of Hanover offers a $30 rebate, and the R.M.


Download eBooks and Audiobooks

Last Updated 2017/07/07

Browse a collection of eBooks and audioBooks and download them to your computer or mobile device. About the Service Compatible Devices eBooks: Downloading to a Computer Downloading to a Tablet or Smartphone Transferring eBooks to an eReader (Kobo, Nook or other compatible device) Downloading to a Sony Wifi audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer Transferring to


Find Your Late Fines

Last Updated 2017/05/09

Log Into Your Account Click on the My Account link. Enter your library card number or user name and your password. Click the Log In button. Fines The Fines area displays any fines or fees that you have accrued. It appears under My Account, then under the Fines tab. You can pay your fines at