Temporary closure: Alta Vista


Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

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Digitization lab

Computer workstation with various scanners and computer monitors

Using the digitization station you can preserve your historical photos and documents.

  • scan, preserve and print your historical photos
  • batch scan slides to digital files
  • convert VHS tapes to DVD and 8mm film to digital files
  • photo paper, $2.00 for 8.5 x 11; $1.00 for 4 x 6; USB $6.00; SD card $20, and DVDs $1.00.
  • equipment is bookable for self-directed use.
  • the mouse, keyboard and scanner parts need to be signed out at the Hub.


2500 Campeau
  • The equipment in the Digitization Lab allows participants to create digital copies of family keepsakes such as photos, negatives, slides and film. The equipment is available for booking online. Library users are limited to one booking a day, two bookings a week and 8 bookings a month.   

    Please check the Digitization Lab hours, as they may differ from branch hours.