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Swap Shoppe - Books, Games & Tech

Books|DVDs|CDs|Magazines|Board Games|Puzzles|Tech

2019-06-15 13:00:00 2019-06-15 16:00:00 America/New_York Swap Shoppe - Books, Games & Tech Downtown Branch

Saturday, June 15
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-15 13:00:00 2019-06-15 16:00:00 America/New_York Swap Shoppe - Books, Games & Tech Clean house with Dad, swap your old items for gently used ones. Borrow a fishing rod and participate in our board game challenge. Downtown Branch

Downtown Branch

Gathering Place

Clean house with Dad, swap your old items for gently used ones. Borrow a fishing rod and participate in our board game challenge.

The swap is on!

Pass on things you don't use, like that board game you have outgrown or a recently read magazine for things that are new-to-you. For each item you drop-off you'll get a ticket, if you bring 2 puzzles, 1 DVD and 2 board games, you will get 5 tickets in return. Each item dropped off has equal value, book for book, tech for tech, etc. There is a maximum of 10 items per person present. Open to all ages!

Accepted items:

  • Books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines (current year), Board Games, Puzzles
  • Technology (Small items only):
    • Personal/Portable Audio/Video Systems: Includes mini-personal docking speakers, portable audio recorders, digital media (MP3) players, voice recorders, digital and video cameras, VR and wearable tech.
    • Portable Computers: Includes portable computers such as laptops, netbooks, notebooks and tablets, circuit boards, hard drives
    • Desktop Computers: Desktop computers (including those acting as servers) and all bundled keyboards, mice, cables and internal components, circuit boards, hard drives
    • Computer Peripherals: Includes both wired and wireless manual input devices such as keyboards, mice and trackballs, computer cables

Technology Not Accepted:

  • Small kitchen appliances, home appliances ex. lamps, power tools, batteries, VCR/DVD players, TVs, printers, stereos and receivers and speakers, printers, cell phones & home phones and personal care electronics

Swap Rules:

  • All items must be complete, gently used, clean, and functional
  • You must be present to drop off items; you cannot drop off items on someone else's behalf
  • You will be asked to bring additional items home. The library will accept any leftover technology donations on behalf of BRIX. Please abide by these rules as they help us reduce waste made from this event and keep it fair for all attendees!

Play a game or get active

Learn how to fish with Dad, borrow a fishing rod through our Tackleshare program and head down to the lake for some sun and fun.

Test your skills, team up with Dad to play another family during our drop-in board game challenge. Regular and life-sized board games!

The technology swap is run in partnership with BRIX.work

Downtown Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours
Mon, Oct 21 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 22 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 23 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 24 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 25 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 26 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 27 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy a beverage or a small snack from our Café located inside the lobby, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or soak up the sun on our Rooftop Reading Garden.

Upcoming events

Mon, Oct 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Oct 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Mon, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Oct 26, All day
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Oct 26, 9:50am - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Canceled
Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Sun, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sun, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:45pm

Mon, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Mon, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Mon, Nov 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Nov 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Nov 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Nov 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Nov 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rescheduled
Sun, Nov 10, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Sunday, November 10, 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Sun, Nov 10, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Sun, Nov 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Nov 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Silent Study Room

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Nov 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 6:29pm - 8:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Collaboratory

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Fri, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Mon, Nov 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Mon, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Nov 19, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed