Community Information and Referral Service
Information Barrie is a community information and referral service, bringing people and services together. Information Barrie is part of the Information Services Department of the Barrie Public Library and is one of approximately 60 members of InformOntario, the Association of Community Information Centres in Ontario. We are also part of the Information Providers Coalition in Simcoe County, whose membership consists of all the Community Information Centres in Simcoe County.
Community Information Database
Need Information about what's available in the Barrie area? Search our Community Information Database.
The database has over 3000 entries covering a wide range of topics, and includes but is not limited to: information about non-profit agencies, government offices, clubs and special interest organizations, volunteer opportunities, daycare services, support groups and listings for many private counsellors and counselling services in the Barrie area.
Get added to the Database
If you think your organization might be eligible for entry, you can Suggest a New Record through the online database or fill out the Data Collection Form and return it to the library in person, by mail or fax.
Inclusion in the Community Information Database does not imply endorsement by Information Barrie, nor does exclusion imply lack of endorsement. For more information, view our Collections Development Policy.
Library Events and Programs
Use our Library Events Calendar to look for events or programs that are offered by the Barrie Public Library at our Downtown or Painswick locations and in the community.
Use our Community Events Listings page to look for information about activities, festivals and special events happening in the community.
Community Information for Simcoe County and Beyond
- Contact (South Simcoe Community Information Centre, Alliston)
- Community Connection (Collingwood and District)
- Community Reach (Midland)
- Information Orillia
- Community Information Simcoe County
- Health Services for North Simcoe Muskoka
- 211 Ontario (Barrie data provided by Information Barrie)