Barrie Dragon Boat Festival: August 25

Free admission for all-day fun at Heritage Park!
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Kids 3D Design

August 21 | 2:30PM
Downtown | Angus Ross Room

DIY Toys

August 22 | 2:00PM
Downtown | Flex Space

Big Game Safari

August 23 | 2:30PM
Painswick | Massie Family Program Room, and throughout the library

Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

August 25 | 10:00AM
Heritage Park | Heritage Park, Barrie

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Barrie Dragon Boat Festival: August 25

August 20, 2018

The 16th annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is coming up on Saturday, August 25! Join us at Heritage Park for all day fun including exciting races, kids activities, local vendors, and a craft beer and wine garden with live entertainment.

Big Library Read: July 9-23

July 6, 2018

From July 9-23, all Barrie Public Library users will be able to borrow the eBook format of Cowboy Pride by author Lacy Williams with no wait lists or holds. Inspired by Pride and Prejudice, Lacy Williams has introduced a new dual love story with a Wild West twist.

Updated book list for Battle of the Books

June 20, 2018

The book list for Battle of the Books is ready to go for the upcoming school year! There have been some exciting category changes to this list so be sure to check it out.

Enjoy Hands-on Learning at How-to in 10 Festival

May 28, 2018

Want to learn something new in 10 minutes? Our 4th annual How-to in 10 Festival takes place on Saturday, June 2 from 1-4pm at our Downtown Branch! Local individuals, businesses and groups are teaching hands-on life skills in 10-minute mini sessions.