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TD Summer Reading Club StoryWalk® 2023 is Ready To Go!

This year’s StoryWalk® is located at Espanola’s Black Creek Sno-Shoe Trail (located on the North side of Panache Lake Road, half a kilometer past the Yard Waste Disposal, and before the bridge over Black Creek). We have included a map below to help you along your reading adventure! We hope you enjoy your StoryWalk® through nature this summer! 




TD Summer Reading Club 2023!


The TD Summer Reading Club is BACK and is completely FREE to join!

This summer there will be reading, crafting, and indoor and outdoor activities. You really don’t want to miss out!

Date: July 10 - August 17

Age: Grade 1 - 5

Fee: FREE 

Registration: Registration opens June 12th. Registration must be completed in person at the Espanola Public Library. All children must be registered by a legal guardian and registration forms will require a health card #. 

 Parks Pass 2023

Borrow an Ontario Parks Pass through the Espanola Public Library FOR FREE!

Parks passes may be borrowed by library card holders with a valid adult/senior library membership in good standing. These passes include free day-use access to all Ontario Provincial Parks and offer admission for one vehicle and its occupants.

Borrowing Period

1 week (7 days)

Park Pass Availability

Passes CANNOT be reserved / placed on hold – passes are available on a first come first served basis. For availability or questions, please phone the library at (705) 869-2940 OR visit the library front desk.

Park Reservations

Park reservations can be made by phoning 1-888-668-7275 or online at

Overdue Fines and Replacement Cost

Fine for late return: $20.00 per day

Replacement cost for lost or damaged pass: $99.00


Parks passes are limited and availability is dependent on the return of the passes from previous patrons. The EPL cannot guarantee that a pass will be returned and available on the set return date - We apologize for the inconvenience.

*We recommend that you check the Ontario Parks website for up-to-date information to plan your trip (the daily vehicle permit does not guarantee park entry. Park capacity limitations as well as Covid-19 restrictions may apply) as well as their Operating Dates page to view which parks will be open for your visit*

Here are just a few of the Ontario Parks you could visit this summer:

Chutes Provincial Park (Massey, ON):

Misery Bay Provincial Park (Evansville, ON):

Pancake Bay Provincial Park (Batchawana Bay, ON):

Fairbank Provincial Park (Worthington, ON):

Windy Lake Provincial Park (Levack, ON):

Pinery Provincial Park: (Grand Bend, ON):

Lake Superior Provincial Park (Wawa, ON):

Killarney Provincial Park (Killarney, ON):

Grundy Lake Provincial Park (Britt, ON):

Killbear Provincial Park (Nobel, ON):

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park (Pass Lake, ON):

For additional options, visit:



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