Holiday Hours at the Library

The library will be closed: December 24 December 25 December 26 December 31 January 1 Be sure to stock up…

It's easy to join the library!

Library cards are free for residents of Perth, Drummond-North Elmsley & Tay Valley. Members enjoy access to the library's amazing physical collection of books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, and much more; as well our extensive digital collection! Check us out today!

Digital Library

read, watch, listen and research online!

Find eBooks

Find eBooks

Mary Bowrin Audiobook Collection

Mary Bowrin Audiobook Collection

Stream movies

Stream movies

Read magazines

Read magazines



& more!

We also have travel, health, and research databases, and more, all accessible with your library card! View a full list of our digital resources here.

What's happening

We have something for everyone - check out our programs and events!

This Week for Kids

OWLS Tutoring (01/04/2016-30/11/2026)

This Week for Teens

Craft-T-Tween (01/11/2016-12/11/2026)
Teen Book Club (01/11/2016-23/11/2026)

This Week for Adults

French Club (02/03/2017-10/03/2026)
Readalikes Book Club (06/03/2017-10/03/2027)



The Perth and District Union Public Library is a vibrant community hub for lifelong learning that brings together information, technology and people both at the library and in our community. We need your support now more than ever.

How do we measure up?


visits per month


of our community has and actively use their library card


computer sessions used at the library every week


kids have participated in our essential Summer Literacy Program since it began in 1989


average annual municipal contribution to the library per household