Events

  • May21

    After School Club

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

  • May22

    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. 

  • May22

    Pre-Teen After School Drop-In

    Shake off the school day, drop-in, and hang out for crafts, games, and snacks. Ages 9-12

  • May23

    BCPL Best Bets

    Can’t decide what to read? Come hear about some of our current favourite titles and find out how to find the perfect
    book.

  • May23

    Tech Coach

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

  • May28

    After School Club

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

  • May29

    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. 

  • May29

    Pre-Teen After School Drop-In

    Shake off the school day, drop-in, and hang out for crafts, games, and snacks. Ages 9-12

  • May30

    Tech Coach

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

  • Jun04

    After School Club

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

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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