LinkedIN Learning

Exciting News! BPL now provides access to LinkedIN Learning! This platform (formerly Lynda.com) 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 resource!

  • Stay up to date on classroom management techniques, learning strategies, and more!
  • Courses are available in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese
  • If you previously had a Lynda.com account, your history will migrate to the new platform.

Ready to get started? Watch our tutorial.

Great Books for Students

Check out this selection of books that are sure to be a hit for BPL Comic Con, Sept 1 - 18!


Virtual Library Visits

Discover the Barrie Public Library with an online class visit!

Explore the resources students can borrow with a library card and gain access to databases and topic guides that will support academic and leisure learning. Open a world of possibility to your students as they develop basic search skills in a online, interactive, program designed for the grade level of your class.

Select one of our virtual visit focus areas and use the online booking request form to schedule your FREE visit. We will contact you within a few days to confirm the details.

Virtual Visit Focus Areas

Summer Reading Club

Inspire your students to READ this summer. Join the Barrie Public Library online for an introduction to our Summer Reading Club designed to foster a love of reading with activities, programs and prizes. This free program is accessible to all your students with online options that everyone will enjoy. Discover all the interesting items students can borrow with a Barrie Public Library Card.

Elementary Students – Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Duration: 30 minutes via online platform

Explore Your Library

Open a world of possibilities, learn about all the interesting items you can borrow with a Barrie Public Library Card. Teachers, provide us with your unit of study and we will feature resources from our collection. Students will enjoy an overview of our Library resources. 

Elementary Students – Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Duration: 30 minutes via online platform 


Library Visit Request Form
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