Membership Basics

To borrow materials, a valid Terrace Bay Public Library card is required. Library cards are FREE* to the following groups:

  • Residents of Terrace Bay
  • Employees of Terrace Bay businesses
  • Students attending area educational institution
  • Those who own property in Terrace Bay

Those who do not qualify for a free membership may purchase one for $20 per year.

Children, 12 years of age and under, require the signature of a parent or guardian to get a library card.

*Replacement of lost/stolen library cards cost $5

For more information regarding borrowing privileges, please contact the Terrace Bay Public Library at 807-825-3315 and press 222.


Material Type Loan Period Optional Renewals*
Adult and Teen Books except Best Sellers 21 days 3
Children’s Books  21 days 3
DVDs and VHS Videos 21 days 3
Music CDs 21 days 3
Talking Books on CD or Playaways 21 days 3
Magazines 7 days 3
Literacy Kits 21 days 3
Best Sellers 7 days no renewals

*unless someone has requested the item

Late Fees Structure

Late fees on all materials except best sellers is .25 cents per day per item to a maximum amount of $15.00

Late fees for best sellers is $2.00 per day per item

A user’s account will be blocked when late fees reach $15.00