Study and Meeting Space

Book a Study Space

Need a place to work or study? There are many spaces available on a drop-in basis at all locations

We also have three spaces at our downtown location that can be booked up to 7 days in advance for a maximum of two hours, and can accommodate up to 10 people. These spaces are free to book, though there is a modest fee for those providing paid tutoring services. 
Book a study space online or contact us at Ask Us or 705-728-1010.

Meeting Space Rentals

Meeting space rentals are available to book online!

The Library offers meeting spaces for rent at the Downtown and Painswick locations. Groups, organizations, and individuals may rent these spaces as per our Use of Library Space Policy. These rooms require a rental fee, and payment must be provided in advance of booking.

Booking requests are on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be made up to 60 days in advance of the booking date.

Rental Fees and Charges for Meeting Spaces

Non-profit Organizations and Individuals

$30.00 per hour

Commercial Groups

$60.00 per hour

Tutors and Exam Proctors

$30.00 per booking

Cleaning Fee (if applicable)


Downtown Angus Ross Room

This room can accommodate up to 50 people, depending on the desired layout. 

Monday - Thursday 

10am – 8:30pm

Friday - Sunday

10am – 4:30pm

Painswick Massie Family Community Room

This space can accommodate up to 60 people, depending on the desired layout.

Tuesday - Friday

4pm - 8:30pm

Saturday & Sunday

9:30am – 4:30pm

See Information Barrie Directory for a list of additional meeting spaces available in the community.