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Library News

Create unique, customizable gifts with Cricut: now bookable!

November 25, 2020

There's nothing better than a personalized, home-made gift. Get creative and make something special this year with the Cricut Explore Air 2! Now bookable for one-hour time slots, you can pick up your materials and come in to the Library to get crafting. 

Donate for Giving Tuesday and Help Expand our Visiting Library Service

November 23, 2020

Those looking to support a local cause during this year’s Giving Tuesday movement can feel good about supporting the Barrie Public Library. As a Giving Tuesday initiative, the Library has launched its Books Across Barrie campaign to further expand its Visiting Library Service (VLS) home delivery to local homebound adults, seniors and seniors’ residences.

Information Barrie: Your hub for COVID-19 resources

November 12, 2020

Looking for help navigating services during COVID-19? Our Community Information Database has up-to-date information on topics like financial relief, mental health resources, grocery & food delivery, legal questions, and more. 

myBPL: Easily browse Recent Arrivals and On Order items

November 12, 2020

Have you heard? Our new catalogue myBPL is launching December 1 and you can get a sneak preview now! Each week we will share tips, tricks and feature highlights so you can get familiar with it. This week we're talking about recent arrivals and on-order items.