Events

  • Dec01

    Drop in Tech Help

    Book a one-to-one session with Library staff for assistance using our Library e-resources

  • Dec06

    After School Club

    Join our weekly after-school program.  Each week has a different theme, with games, activities, crafts, books, and fun.  Ages 5-12

  • Dec07

    Story Time

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

  • Dec13

    After School Club

    Join our weekly after-school program.  Each week has a different theme, with games, activities, crafts, books, and fun.  Ages 5-12

  • Dec14

    Story Time

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

  • Dec15

    Drop in Tech Help

    Book a one-to-one session with Library staff for assistance using our Library e-resources

  • Dec20

    After School Club

    Join our weekly after-school program.  Each week has a different theme, with games, activities, crafts, books, and fun.  Ages 5-12

  • Dec21

    Story Time

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

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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