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About this Library

So what is there to discover?

Tara has had a library since February 14, 1890. Tara joined the Bruce County Library system in 1945 for a fee of $25.00.
The current library building was built in 1988 through a Community Project sponsored by the Tara & District Kinsmen.

Notable dates & Events

1898 – First weeded books, “Swiss Family Robinson”, The Innocents at Home” and “The Romance of War”
1915 – Purchase of Encyclopedia Britannica for $159.50
1916 – Electricity in the library!
1929 – Poster placed insisting silence and good order
1934 – Library inspector recommends buying an atlas
1941 – 131 patrons
1953 – Received grant of $357!
1998 – Computers and internet access!

 

Amenities

Library Features

  • Black & White Printing
  • Book Return
  • Energy Monitor Kits
  • Faxing
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Geocaching Kits
  • LCD Projector
  • Photocopying
  • Public Use Computers
  • Scanning to USB

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible ramp
  • Accessible washroom

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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