Accredited Libraries

The following libraries have met the conditions for accreditation as set down by the Ontario Public Library Guidelines Monitoring and Accreditation Council.

Please note that if there is a list of named branches following the name of the library, then these are the branches which have been accredited, but in this case, there will be other branches within that system which either did not achieve accreditation or which did not apply for an audit.

Accreditation is valid for a period of 5 years. 

OLS - North

  1. Dryden accredited until June 2023
  2. Fort Frances accredited until December  2024
  3. Kenora : Kenora and Keewatin branches accredited until December 2020 
  4. Schreiber accredited until December 2023
  5. Terrace Bay accredited until December 2023


  1. Blue Mountains (The Township of..) accredited until December 2023
  2. Brockville accredited until December 2021
  3. Bruce Country Public Library (Cargill, Chesley, Kincardine, Lions Head, Lucknow, Mildmay, Paisley, Port Elgin, Ripley, Sauble Beach, Southampton, Tara, Teeswater, Tiverton, Tobermory, Walkerton, Wiarton) accredited until December 2022
  4. Centre Hastings accredited until December 2019
  5. Champlain accredited until December 2019
  6. Collingwood Public Library accredited until December 2022
  7. Essa: Angus, Thornton accredited until December 2019
  8. Fort Erie : Main, Crystal Ridge, Stevensville accredited until December 2020
  9. Georgian Bay Township : Honey Harbour, MacTier accredited until December 2022
  10. Grand Valley accredited until December 2019
  11. Haldimand : Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, Hagersville, Jarvis, Selkirk accredited until December 2021
  12. Hastings Highlands accredited until December 2020
  13. Hawkesbury accredited until December 2018
  14. Huron County – Bayfield, Blyth, Brussels, Exeter, Goderich, Hensall, Howick, Kirkton, Seaforth, Wingham, Zurich accredited till December 2020
  15. Innisfil : Churchill, Cookstown, Lakeshore, Stroud  accredited until December 2021
  16. Kanhiote Tyendinaga Territory (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) accredited until December 2018
  17. Leeds & 1000 Islands : Lansdowne, Lyndhurst, Seeley’s Bay accredited until December 2020
  18. Lincoln : Fleming, Rittenhouse accredited until December 2020
  19. Middlesex County : Ailsa Craig, Coldstream, Dorchester, Glencoe, Ilderton, Komoka, Lucan, Mount Brydges, Strathroy, Parkhill, Thorndale  accredited until December 2019
  20. Mississippi Mills: Almonte, Pekenham accredited until December 2023
  21. North Kawartha: Apsley Woodview accredited until December 2022
  22. North Perth: Listowel, Atwood, Monkton accredited until December 2020
  23. Oxford County: Brownsville, Burgessville, Embro, Harrington, Ingersoll, Innerkip, Mount Elgin, Norwich, Otterville, Plattsville, Princeton, Tavistock,Thamesford and Tillsonburg accredited until December 2020
  24. Penetanguishene accredited until December 2024
  25. Perth and District accredited until December 2022
  26. Prince Edward : Picton, Wellington, Bloomfield, Milford, Consecon, Al Purdy accredited until December 2020
  27. Rideau Lakes Township : Elgin, Delta accredited until December 2022
  28. Six Nations accredited until December 2021
  29. Stirling-Rawdon accredited until December 2023
  30. St. Mary’s accredited until December 2024
  31. St. Thomas accredited until December 2018
  32. Trent Lakes: Buckhorn and Helen Bowen  accredited until December 2018
  33. Trent Hills: Campbellford, Hastings, Warkworth  accredited until December 2020
  34. Tweed accredited until December 2022
  35. Wainfleet accredited until December 2018
  36. West Perth accredited until December 2020

Libraries Currently Under Terms of Extension as authorized by the OPLG Council

  1. Kanhiote Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory First Nation Public Library
  2. Huntsville accredited until December 2019

Libraries Currently who have lapsed as noted by the OPLG Council

  1. Brant (County of) : Paris, Burford, Glen Morris, St. George, Oakland  accredited until December 2017
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