Explore our collection

View our collection of books and other resources

Who can access our library?

Our library and all its resources are for everyone! Our students, staff and the public are welcome to visit our library during hours of operation, peruse our collection, borrow materials and access resources. To borrow materials from our library, please talk to our Librarian or Library Assistant about getting a library card.

Come check out what our library has to offer!

In addition to our variety of books, our library has a number of exciting resources and activities:

Young child playing with toys at a table

Toys for kids

Our library has a variety of toys, stuffed animals and more for children to play with when they visit.

Student study cubicle next to a large study table and chairs

Study spaces

Choose from our quiet cubes, large meeting table or study desk. All study spaces are outfitted with plugins.

Collection of five acoustic guitars on stands and leaning against a curved grey couch in a library

Musical instruments

We have a selection of guitars for patrons to use or borrow.

Stack of four novels on a long table facing a window

Books for purchase

Our library has books for patrons to purchase and textbooks for students. We accept cash, debit, credit and e-transfer (EFT).

Set of two clear backpacks filled with children's activities

Children’s activity kits

We have a variety of take-home activity kits for you and your family to enjoy.

Interior of a computer lab equipped with five desktop computers and a Smart Board

Digital lab

Our digital lab is available for use and features a variety of software and digitizing technologies.

Desktop computer with library database displaying on screen

Computer kiosk

Not sure what you’re looking for? Explore our collection using our on-site kiosk.

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Cultural displays

View our collection of local cultural artifacts and art pieces.

Academic resources for students

As an SGEI student, you have access to your affiliate college’s online library resources as well as access to SGEI’s ProQuest database. For all affiliate college libraries, sign in using your affiliate college student login and password (please note that students are responsible for their own usernames and passwords).


ProQuest is an online database of peer-reviewed research. Students are encouraged to access ProQuest to write papers and complete assignments. To access SGEI’s ProQuest database, login to your Brightspace account and navigate to “ProQuest Library” under the “E-Library” tab.

Learn how to use ProQuest

How to perform a ProQuest basic search

Access your affiliate college library

Library events

Our library also hosts a number of events. Refer to our website events calendar for the latest event updates, or stay up-to-date with all upcoming events by subscribing to our monthly newsletter. Current library events include:

  • Monday – Guitar Jamming Night (Under 15)
  • Tuesday – Movie & Game Night
  • Wednesday – Guitar Jamming Night (15+)
  • Thursday – Movie & Game Night

Hours of operation

Sunday – Closed

Monday – 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday – 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Wednesday – 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Thursday – 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Friday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday – Closed

Holiday hours

Please note that our library (and campuses) are closed for the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, National Indigenous People’s Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day. Please refer to our Events calendar for our campus closures surrounding the Christmas holiday season.

Contact us

Tanya Howarth

Post-Secondary Program Administrator/Librarian

(807) 274-2796 x 1216


CC Hayes

Library Assistant

(807) 274-2796 x 1225