Library News

Library News

Library Memberships extended to more people free of charge!

May 31, 2019

Getting a library card is easy and can save you thousands of dollars a year. It allows you to borrow books, movies, musical instruments and TV shows for free, as well as access online learning and use our Digital Library. We’re expanding memberships at no charge to students enrolled in all Barrie schools and individuals who work in Barrie.

Registration open for Teen Escape Rooms

May 27, 2019

Registration is open for our Detective Pikachu and Legeld of Zelda Escape Rooms this summer! Register in person, by phone or by email (online registration not available). Ages 10-16.

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.