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Are you passionate about the Library? The City of Barrie is currently accepting applications for the Barrie Public Library Board! Interested individuals are invited to apply by November 29.

Our Board is made up of nine members: seven representing the general public and two members of Barrie City Council.

What does the Library Board do?

The Board oversees the mission, plans and policies of the Library. It is the responsibility of the Board to ensure that the funding it receives is used to provide the best possible Library service to Barrie residents. In addition, the Board is committed to providing effective governance for the Library to ensure services and programs offered remain relevant to the changing needs of the communities served.  

The Board’s duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Adopt the Library’s core values, strategic directions, and policies
  • Ensure resources are in place to achieve the Library’s mission and strategic directions
  • Plan and advocate for further Library development
  • Exercise financial control
  • Delegate authority to the CEO for management of Library operations
  • Evaluate results and assess outcomes and impacts

Learn more about the By-Laws for the Regulation of the Business of the Board

Apply to become a Board Member.


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