Library News

Library News

Inter-Library Loan service cancelled due to provincial cuts

April 19, 2019

We have received devastating news as a result of the substantial provincial cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Inter-Library loan service will no longer be available. Pending requests will NOT be filled. New requests will NOT be possible.

Downtown Washrooms Open

April 16, 2019

We are very excited to open our main floor washrooms Downtown after an extensive remodelling. Floors, walls, counter, sinks, stalls and facilities have all been replaced! To ensure the safety and comfort of all patrons and staff, the washrooms are now secured and may be opened by security or a staff member.

MAKE March Break at the Library!

February 26, 2019

The Library is the place to be during March Break - we've got a fantastic lineup of activities and shows planned from March 9 to March 16 for school-aged kids and youth!

Winterfest 2019

January 21, 2019

Barrie Winterfest is quickly approaching! Join us the first weekend of February for our Indigenous Speaker series, Jazz & Blues Festival performance, and more! 

Maker in Residence Series: Explore Coding, Woodworking and more

October 10, 2018

We've partnered with the City of Barrie's Creative Economy department and BRIX to offer a Maker in Residence series this fall and winter. Join us at the library to learn the basics of maker activities like coding, woodworking and more.