Enriching the economic, social and cultural vitality of our community by opening doors to lifelong learning.
As a vital service provider in the community of Barrie, the public library is a catalyst for imagination, a conduit to information and the cornerstone of the community. With the arrival of the digital age and the natural evolution of our wonderful city, the role of the Barrie Public Library has continued to evolve. We support the joy of reading and discovery, which contribute to the economic and cultural life of the city. The Library enables greater opportunities at work and school for our residents, provides vital public space and ensures all Barrie residents have access to books in all their forms, for all their needs.