Accredited Libraries

The libraries listed below have met the conditions for accreditation as set by the Ontario Public Library Guidelines Monitoring and Accreditation Council. Accreditation is valid for a period of 5 years.

A list of named branches following the name of the library indicates the branches which have been accredited. In this case, there may be other branches within that system which either did not achieve accreditation or which did not apply for an audit.

 Accredited LibraryAccredited UntilBranches (if applicable)
1.The Town of the Blue Mountains December 2028
2.Bruce CountyDecember 2027Cargill, Chesley, Kincardine, Lions Head, Lucknow, Mildmay, Paisley, Port Elgin, Ripley, Sauble Beach, Southampton, Tara, Teeswater, Tiverton, Tobermory, Walkerton, Wiarton
3.Centre Hastings December 2024 
4.ChamplainDecember 2024 
5.Chatham-KentDecember 2028Blenheim, Bothwell, Chatham, Dresden, Highgate, Merlin, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Tilbury, Wallaceburg, Wheatley
6.CollingwoodDecember 2027 
7.DrydenDecember 2028
8.EssaDecember 2024Angus, Thornton
9.Fort FrancesDecember 2024 
10.Georgian Bay, The Township ofDecember 2028Honey Harbour, MacTier
11.Grand ValleyDecember 2024 
12.HawkesburyDecember 2024 
13.Huron CountyDecember 2027Bayfield, Blyth, Brussels, Clinton, Exeter, Goderich, Hensall, Howick, Kirkton, Seaforth, Wingham, Zurich
14.InnisfilDecember 2027Churchill, Cookstown, Lakeshore, Stroud
15.Lake of BaysDecember 2023Dwight, Baysville
16.MidlandDecember 2024 
17.Mississippi MillsDecember 2028Almonte, Pakenham
18.Muskoka LakesDecember 2026Port Carling, Bala
19.North KawarthaDecember 2027Apsley, Woodview
20.North PerthDecember 2026Listowel, Atwood, Monkton
21.Oxford CountyDecember 2028Brownsville, Burgessville, Embro, Ingersoll, Innerkip, Mount Elgin, Norwich, Otterville, Plattsville, Princeton, Tavistock,Thamesford, Tillsonburg
22.PembrokeDecember 2028 
23.PenetanguisheneDecember 2024 
24.Perth and District UnionDecember 2027 
25.Prince Edward CountyDecember 2025Picton, Wellington, Bloomfield, Milford, Consecon, Ameliasburgh
26.Rideau LakesDecember 2027Elgin, South Elmsley
27.SchreiberDecember 2028
28.Stirling-RawdonDecember 2028 
29.St. MarysDecember 2024 
30.Terrace BayDecember 2028 
31.ThoroldDecember 2024 
32.Trent HillsDecember 2027Campbellford, Hastings, Warkworth
33.Trent LakesDecember 2028Buckhorn, Cavendish
34.TweedDecember 2028 
35.WainfleetDecember 2028 
36.West PerthDecember 2026 

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