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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2021

April 22nd is Earth Day! Join us in celebrating this important day where we pause and say thanks to the planet that we call home...

National Volunteer Week is April 18-24

April 18, 2021

This year's National Volunteer Week theme is The Value of One, The Power of Many. We're celebrating the value of one person sharing their passions and giving their time to the Barrie Public Library, and the power of many volunteers promoting inclusion, education and literacy to an entire community.

LinkedIN Learning Is Here!

April 15, 2021
Exciting News! BPL now provides access to LinkedIN Learning! This platform (formerly has undergone a major transformation and has expanded its offerings to 16,000 + online courses. Build your skills and your resume with this amazing FREE...

Connect with authors this April through our author events

April 12, 2021

Connect with a variety of authors this month, including Tanya Boteju (Bruised), Isabel Allende (The Soul of a Woman), Catherine Gildiner (Good Morning, Monster), Tyneisha Ternent (Bearing Fruit), Kiana Scott (Life in Black N' White), and Cathy Marie Buchanana (Daughter of Black Lake).