Get a Library Card

Online Membership

Get a library membership to borrow materials and gain access to our Digital Library. Borrow e-books and e-audiobooks, stream movies and TV shows, take online courses, learn new skills and more!

The Barrie Public Library is proud to offer free library cards to those who:

  • LIVE in Barrie or Oro-Medonte
  • WORK or STUDY in Barrie (including those who live outside the city)
  • BELONG to Midland Public Library or Orillia Public Library and live in Midland/Orillia 
  • OWN property or a business in Barrie

Proof of address/work/school required. Apply online below and receive an email with your library card number that can be used to access our Digital Library while the library is closed.

Online Card Registration

Sign up for our twice monthly e-Newsletter "What's Happening @ BPL" with upcoming programs and events. You may unsubscribe at any time. 

Get email reminders for approaching due dates and hold pick-ups.


The Barrie Public Library is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals’ personal information in its custody and control in keeping with the access and privacy provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), and other applicable legislation. Questions should be directed to the Privacy Officer, Barrie Public Library, 60 Worsley Street, Barrie, ON L4M 1L6 (705) 728-1010.