Barrie Public Library - Enriching our Community

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The Barrie Public Library is a strong and vital part of the community. The library provides opportunities for lifelong learning and serves as an information hub where residents can access information about local community organizations and services. Information Barrie, part of the Information Services Department of the library, gathers and compiles community information and makes it accessible to residents in a variety of ways.

Community Services and Events

You can find out about local community services and events by using our online resources. If you are looking for information about human services and organizations available in the Barrie area, try our Community Information Database. 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. Look at our Community Events Listings page for links to calendars listing recreational, cultural and public service events that are of interest to the whole community.

We Can Help

If you want help in person, come into the library and talk to one of our information services personnel. We can answer your questions about community services and events, or provide you with pamphlets and brochures on a variety of topics. If you can't come into the library you can contact us by phone at 705-728-1010 or by email at