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We’re paddling into Dragon Boat Month this August

July 23, 2021

The Barrie Public Library invites you to paddle into some unique programming with them this August! The Library will be celebrating a virtual Dragon Boat Month presented by Tim Hortons in honour of its annual Dragon Boat Festival...

Barrie Public Library moves to Step 3

July 22, 2021

The Province entered into Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopening Plan on Friday, July 16. Both locations are open for in-person services, with some restrictions. Our capacity has increased to 100 Downtown and 50 at Painswick, and we are now able to offer limited in-person programming. 

Meet the Simcoe Reads authors this summer!

July 20, 2021

This summer we have some amazing programs to help you immerse yourself in Simcoe Reads 2021, including a Simcoe Reads Author Talk series where we'll meet the authors of the books chosen for this year’s competition!

Simcoe Reads Book Chats

July 16, 2021

Did you know we have book chats every Friday? This summer they’re even more unique! Each Friday up until August 13, we’re featuring a different book that’s a part of Simcoe Reads 2021­...

Join our 2021 Summer Reading Club for Kids & Teens

July 9, 2021

The TD Summer Reading Club (SRC) is Canada’s biggest bilingual summer reading club for kids of all interest and abilities. It’s designed to inspire kids to explore the fun of reading, and our 2021 SRC has officially launched!