Painswick Branch

48 Dean Avenue

Barrie, ON L4N 0C2

Phone: 705.728.1010




Monday 9:30am - 5pm
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9:30am - 9pm
Sat, Sun 9:30am - 5pm


Painswick Branch

Our Painswick Branch is located in the south end of Barrie, near the corner of Big Bay Point Road and Yonge Street. The building and facilities are fully accessible.

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Services and Amenities

Wi-Fi is available for free throughout the building.  There is no password – just connect to the Barrie Public Library network and accept the user agreement.

Room Rental
The Massie Family Community Room is available to rent for a fee. Booking requests are on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be made up to 60 days in advance of the booking date.

Other Services
Photocopying and printing is available in black & white or colour at a cost of 20 cents per page. Scanning to email is also available. Computers are available for 60 minutes per day for library cardholders. We do not offer fax service. Learn more about our services offered at both branches.

Getting Here

Barrie Transit 

The Barrie Transit route that services Painswick has been transitioned to Transit ON Demand Zone D. The closest stop is Stop 764. Transit ON Demand is a Barrie Transit service without a fixed schedule or route. Users can book their trip through the 'Barrie ToD' app and travel from bus stop to bus stop within that zone on demand. Learn more about Transit ON Demand

Bike racks are available for securing your bicycle outside both out front and behind the library.


Free parking is available behind the library.