Events

  • May21

    Story Time

    Join us for this fun preschool program and help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing, and playing together. Adults must stay for the program. 

  • May21

    After School Club

    Shake off the school day at the Library! Join us for games, activities and more.  Ages 5-12

  • May23

    Tech Coach

    Book a one-to-one session with Library staff, please contact the Branch to make an appointment.

  • May23

    Teen Cafe

    Drop-in and hang out for crafts, games, and snacks

  • May25

    Artist Talk - Ann Fauchon

    Come enjoy the work of Paisley based artist Ann Fauchon. Ann draws inspiration for her painting and drawing from the
    family she shares, the friends she has found, nature, and her surroundings. The Chesley and Paisley Branches welcomes
    artists to display their work, contact the branches for details.

  • May28

    Story Time

    Join us for this fun preschool program and help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing, and playing together. Adults must stay for the program. 

  • May28

    After School Club

    Shake off the school day at the Library! Join us for games, activities and more.  Ages 5-12

  • May30

    Tech Coach

    Book a one-to-one session with Library staff, please contact the Branch to make an appointment.

  • May30

    Teen Cafe

    Drop-in and hang out for crafts, games, and snacks

  • Jun04

    Story Time

    Join us for this fun preschool program and help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing, and playing together. Adults must stay for the program. 

About this Library

So what is there to discover?

The Chesley Library started out as a Mechanic’s Institute in 1888 becoming a Free Public Library in 1899. The Free Library was attached to the Town Hall and occupied the space where the Bijou Theatre now stands. In 1967, as the official town Centennial Project, the Library was moved down the main street to a building donated by Wilfred Krug. In 2007, the Chesley Friends of the Library supported by many community groups, built a new library at the current location. The Chesley Branch opened in September 2007. Much of the trim and cupboards in the Library came from a large maple that was growing on the property.

Amenities

Library Features

  • AWE Station(s)
  • Bike Rack
  • Black & White Printing
  • Book Return
  • Exam Proctoring
  • Faxing
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • LCD Projector
  • Meeting Carts
  • Photocopying
  • Public Use Computers
  • Rooms Rentals
  • Scanning to USB

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Washroom
  • High visibility Keyboard
  • Optical Trackball Mouse
  • Accessible Counter
  • Power Doors

Become a Member

If you are a Bruce County Resident, you can become a member free of charge by completing a library card application at any of our 17 Branch Library locations.

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