Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Get your child ready to read with our literacy-building storytimes! We use stories, songs and interactive activities to promote literacy and STEAM learning.

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Join us for an interactive circle time focused on developing your baby's early literacy skills through stories, rhymes and songs. 

Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Painswick Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Join Shinhee Kim, a computer programming student at Georgian College, to learn more about 'Foodie' from idea to conception, an AI project to reduce food waste.

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Massie Family Community Room
Learn job skills and gain confidence by practicing speaking business English in a group and using role-plays and presentations. Bring your lunch.

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Mini Flex Space
Learning Spanish? Come practice together in a relaxed environment. Beginners and fluent speakers of Spanish are welcome to drop by for casual conversation.

Wed, Oct 23, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
BPL In The City
A casual fun filled evening covering a range of trivia topics, come ready to be part of a team and take on the competition.

Wed, Oct 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Build Riley Robot and make him remove all the toxic waste to save the world. For caregiver and child.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Come join fellow musicians to practice your ukulele skills.

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Teen Area
Explore a virtual world with the HTC Vive gaming station – develop your virtual skills by playing games or watching the action live. For teens aged 13+.

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Learn the basics of Spanish in this free course.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Branch - Massie Family Community Room
Join this writers club with local writer Mark Jacquemain. Enjoy fun, creative writing games and activities and a chance to discuss your own work, stories and ideas. Ages 12+.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
BPL In The City - Holly Recreation Centre
Join us for a half-hour storytime at the Holly Community Centre. We use stories, songs and other pre-literacy activities that help your child get ready to read.

Thu, Oct 24, 9:30am - 11:30am
Painswick Branch - RBC Community Living Room
Bring your work and drop in to join other crafters for some social time while you work away at your knitting, crochet, needlepoint, or any other handicraft!

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Get your child ready to read with our literacy-building storytimes! We use stories, songs and interactive activities to promote literacy and STEAM learning.

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Experience the power of play! Explore hands on activities with your child that build literacy skills and fun STEAM learning.

Thu, Oct 24, 10:45am - 1:15pm
BPL In The City - Allandale Recreation Centre
Join the Barrie Community Health Centre and other local organizations for activities, snacks, and answers to your health and wellness questions.

Thu, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Learn how to send and read email using the web-based email service, Outlook.

Thu, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Come join fellow musicians to practice your ukulele skills.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Enjoy free movies at the library! Ask staff or visit our online calendar to see what will be playing, and bring snacks and refreshments with you to enjoy!

Thu, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
MERIDA of Yucatan Peninsula - a surprising cultural gem with heavenly colonial architecture. This Mexican inland secret is being discovered.

Thu, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Painswick Branch - RBC Community Living Room
Learning Spanish? Come practice in a stress-free, laid back environment! Beginners and fluent speakers of Spanish are welcome to drop by for casual conversation.

Fri, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Come on out for a family movie night!

Fri, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Painswick Branch - Interactive Zone
Explore a virtual world with the HTC Vive gaming station – develop your virtual skills by playing games or watching the action live. For teens aged 13+.

Sat, Oct 26, All day
Downtown Branch - Mini Flex Space
Visit displays from local genealogy groups and vendors. Check back for a list of confirmed participants closer to the event date.

Sat, Oct 26, 9:50am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Angus Ross Room
First annual Genealogy Fair, showcasing professional genealogists and/or family history specialists. Keynote speaker and multiple presentations. Free event, no registration required. 

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Join us for a special family story time where we share stories about families.

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Work together in a group of up to 6 people to solve our Stranger Things escape room! Ages 13+.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch
Practice English, meet new friends, and learn more about life and culture in Canada. Challenge yourself to build your speaking confidence!

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Improve your child's reading skills and confidence with our Reading Buddies program! Kids meet weekly with a volunteer to read and play literacy games.

Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!
This event is full

Sun, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Massie Family Community Room
Watch a selected self improvement film, then stay and participate in discussions led by community member Donald Carty.

Sun, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Have fun playing with other junior players and sharpening your game strategy.

Sun, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Downtown Branch
Socially & ecologically progressive, community-curated cinema with monthly themes. Free admission.

Mon, Oct 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Experience the power of play! Explore hands on activities with your child that build literacy skills and fun STEAM learning.

Mon, Oct 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
BPL In The City
BPL will be visiting the Oro-Medonte EarlyON centre monthly on Mondays for their circle time that starts at 11AM.

Mon, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Enjoy free movies at the library!

Mon, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Join us for an interactive circle time focused on developing your baby's early literacy skills through stories, rhymes and songs. 

Mon, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Painswick Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!
This event is full

Mon, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Practice English, meet new friends, and learn more about life and culture in Canada. Challenge yourself to build your speaking confidence!

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Experience the power of play! Explore hands on activities with your child that build literacy skills and fun STEAM learning.

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Get your child ready to read with our literacy-building storytimes! We use stories, songs and interactive activities to promote literacy and STEAM learning.

Tue, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Painswick Branch - Huronia Room
Improve your child's reading skills and confidence with Ready, Set, Read! Kids meet weekly to read and play literacy games.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Designed for Parents and Kids. This series will focus on building your child's tech skills.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Branch - Mini Flex Space
Rencontre d’échanges littéraires et culturels. Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance décontractée et conviviale.

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Branch - Tinker Lab
Get your child ready to read with our literacy-building storytimes! We use stories, songs and interactive activities to promote literacy and STEAM learning.

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Join us for an interactive circle time focused on developing your baby's early literacy skills through stories, rhymes and songs. 

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Painswick Branch
Need help with technology? Let a Barrie Public Library Tech Coach help you!

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New venue Downtown Branch - Angus Ross Room
Learn job skills and gain confidence. A monthly lunch n' learn speaker series, get advice from employers and hear newcomer stories.

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Massie Family Community Room
Learning Spanish? Come practice together in a relaxed environment. Beginners and fluent speakers of Spanish are welcome to drop by for casual conversation.

Wed, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Branch - Angus Ross Room
A monthly evening group for all ages interested in board and card games.

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Gathering Place
Come join fellow musicians to practice your ukulele skills.

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Teen Area
Explore a virtual world with the HTC Vive gaming station – develop your virtual skills by playing games or watching the action live. For teens aged 13+.

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Massie Family Community Room
Learn job skills and gain confidence by practicing speaking business English in a group and using role-plays and presentations. Bring your lunch.

Wed, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Painswick Branch - Massie Room
Learn the basics of Spanish in this free course.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Branch - Mini Flex Space
Join this writers club with local writer Mark Jacquemain. Enjoy fun, creative writing games and activities and a chance to discuss your own work, stories and ideas. Ages 12+.