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.

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!