Get a Library Card

Barrie and Oro-Medonte Residents

If you live in Barrie or Oro-Medonte, fill out our online application form and receive your library card number by email to immediately begin accessing our Digital Library resources. Visit us in person with two pieces of identification to pick up your library card and check out books, DVDs, video games, and more.

If you have a card, but don't remember the number or are having problems using it, contact us at 705-728-1010 option #3 or email Ask Us.

You may also be eligible for a membership if you:

  • Work in Barrie
  • Attend school in Barrie (from Kindergarten to post-secondary)
  • Own property or a business in Barrie
  • Belong to Midland or Orillia Public Library AND live in Midland or Orillia

Visit us at any library location become a member. Make sure to bring your current name and address identification along with the documents outlined on our Types of Identification page.

Other Membership Types

  • Visitors and Temporary Residents: Visit any location with proof of your temporary address to receive an Access membership with limited borrowing privileges.
  • Military personnel stationed at BFB Borden: Visit any location with name and address ID to receive a membership 

Buy a Membership

If you are not eligible for a free membership, you can purchase a membership for $75. Send us an email to get your membership started.


Renew your card

Have a library card but it's expired? We can renew it for you in person at any location! Be sure to bring current and valid identification with you.

Can't get to the library right away?  Send us an email or call 705-728-1010, option #3 and we can extend access until you can visit in person. Be sure to have your library card number handy.


Replacing a Card 

If your library card is lost or stolen, please contact us as soon as possible by email, phone 705-728-1010, option #3 or in person at any location. We can put a stop on your account and issue you a new card.

Remember that you are responsible for any material borrowed with your library card! For more information about library memberships, see our Membership Policy.