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Branches, Hours & Locations

Monday
9:30am-9pm
Tuesday
9:30am-9pm
Wednesday
9:30am-9pm
Thursday
9:30am-9pm
Friday
9:30am-5pm
Saturday
9:30am-5pm
Sunday
12pm-5pm
Monday
10am-5pm
Tuesday
10am-9pm
Wednesday
10am-9pm
Thursday
10am-9pm
Friday
10am-9pm
Saturday
10am-5pm
Sunday
12pm-5pm

Library Hours

Barrie Public Library has two branches to serve the community. Hours differ for each location. Please check details about the branch you are interested in.

Directions to Downtown Branch

The Barrie Public Library Downtown branch is centrally located in the downtown area, at the corner of Worsley and Owen streets, close to the city's beautiful waterfront parks. The building and facilities are fully accessible. See us on Google map.

  • Barrie Transit
    The Eastview bus stops at our doors on its way back to the terminal. We are also within walking distance of the bus terminal.
  • Bicycling
    Bike racks are available for securing your bicycle outdoors.
  • Driving
    Four highways come within a short distance of our building. Highway 400, 11, 26 and 27.
  • Parking
    Paid parking is available behind the library, and can be accessed from McDonald Street. Additional parking is available beside the library. Disabled Persons parking is located along the street near the front doors. Motorists displaying an Ontario Handicap Parking Permit are exempt from paying for parking at City lots or City meters. Vehicles displaying an Ontario Veteran's license plate are exempt from parking fees.

Directions to Painswick Branch

The Barrie Public Library Painswick Branch is located in the south end of town, near the corner of Big Bay Point Road and Yonge streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. See us on Google maps.

  • Barrie Transit
    The Bayview bus crosses one end of Dean Ave and the Ardagh and Yonge buses cross by on Madelaine Drive.
  • Bicycling
    Bike racks are available for securing your bicycle outdoors.
  • Parking
    Free parking is available behind the library.