Membership Basics

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

  • Permanent residents of Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Rossport, Pays Platt First Nation, and Jackfish
  • 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 a membership. Temporary residents can purchase a 3-month membership for $20. Non-residents can purchase a one-year membership for $80 per year. All outstanding fines and fees must be paid at time of membership renewal.

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 7201.


Material Type Loan Period Optional Renewals*
Adult and Teen Books except Best Sellers 21 days 3
Children’s Books  21 days 3
DVDs 7 days 3
Music CDs 7 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 DVDs are $1.00 per day per item.

Late fees for best sellers is $2.00 per day per item to a maximum amount of $10.00 per item.

Late fees on all remaining materials is $0.25 per day per item to a maximum amount of $10.00.

A user’s account will be blocked when late fees reach $20.00.

Additional information can be found in the Circulation Policy found on our Policies page.