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Library News

Baby Library Cards available now!

February 21, 2020

Leaving the hospital with a new baby is an exciting and life changing event. But leaving the hospital with a new baby and a new library card? Well, that’s one for the books, literally! A new partnership between the Barrie Public Library (BPL) and...

Spark Your March Break! March 14 - 22, 2020

February 10, 2020

It's time to Spark Your March Break! Join us at the Library for school-aged and teen fun every day during the break. With programs, crafts, shows, demonstrations and maker fun, there is something for everyone.

Winterfest meets Africa at the Library! February 1 & 2

January 27, 2020

Join us for Winterfest activities all weekend long on February 1 and 2! Zootek will be visiting with their live animal show, drop in to sign up for the Wild Africa Escape Room, and dance and sing to the African beat at Giraffes Can't Dance Storytime. 

Maya Burhanpurkar launching the Library’s Artificial Intelligence Series

January 8, 2020

The Library has partnered with Georgian College’s Big Data Analytics program for the Shaping Our Future Series, featuring student presentations on the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence. The series is launching January 16 with a presentation by Maya Burhanpurkar, third-year physics student and researcher at Harvard University.