Library Updates

As of Monday, March 1st, all 17 branches of the Bruce County Public Library will be open to the public. For those who would prefer to not come inside the branches, curbside pickup service will continue to be offered.

Patrons are asked to wear a face covering and must maintain proper social distancing while visiting the branches. Public computers will be available for patron use by appointment.

Curbside Pickup requests can be made by calling, emailing, and using our Curbside Pickup Form. Holds can be placed in the online catalogue available through our website or mobile app.

All library items must be returned in the book drop. A bin will be provided during branch hours to return oversized items.
Items are quarantined for 3 days after return. Although they will still show on your account, no fines will accumulate during this time.

A focus on safety of staff and patrons continues to be the Library’s top priority.

Effective Friday, January 1, 2021, Bruce County Public Library will be reinstating overdue fines. Book drops at all 17 branches are open 24/7 for item returns. All items will be quarantined for 3 days and no fines will accumulate during this time. For more information, or if you have any questions or comments, please contact the library via email at

Updates will continue to be posted on BCPL’s website and social media channels. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Staff appreciate your patience as we work through the process of reopening. #InThisTogether

Online Services

Don’t have a library card? Apply on our website and gain immediate access to our online resources.

We’ve also started a new daily event we like to call Online Story Time. Every weekday we’ll be posting a new video at 3pm on our Facebook page. Don’t forget to enable notifications so you won’t miss a single video!

Join us for Online Trivia Night! Visit our Events page for more info.

Visit our YouTube Channel for Online Story Time videos and more!

Bruce County Public Library offers a variety of online resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines and music.

Staff are here to help you navigate our online resources. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local branch or contact us at

Any additional changes to services will be posted on this website.

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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