Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Record #: CWD1689
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2024


Office Phone 705-429-5481 ext 2401, Circulation desk (general info)
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Primary Contact Pam Pal, Chief Librarian; Phone: ext 2404; Email:


Address & Map
544 River Rd W
Wasaga Beach, ON
Canada L9Z 2P1
Mailing Address 544 River Rd W 
Wasaga Beach, ON 
Canada L9Z 2P1
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Now open in the new location at 544 River Road West.

Provides community members and visitors with opportunities for learning, socializing and self-improvement.

Services include:
  • free public computers, wi-fi access
  • for fee printing services
  • rental of the community room
  • lifelong learning programs for adults
  • assistance with digital devices including Tech Help
  • early literacy and tutoring programs
  • Monthly Arts & Crafts and STEM Club programs for children and more
  • adult literary programs like Friday Afternoon Book Club, Bring Your Own Book Club, and the Wasaga Beach Writers Club
  • a summer reading club for all ages
In the Community:
  • Little Free Library Bookhouses - provide residents with the chance to take a book and leave a book
  • Two Storybook Trails: one from 40th Street to Meadowlark Boulevard and a second from Silverbirch Ave to Bush Cres to encourage families to read, exercise and explore together
  • Books on Wheels delivers collection items to shut-in residents
Library Collection:
  • a collection of things to borrow including baking pans, Tablets for Seniors, Launchpad tablets, movie binge bags, storytime kits, musical instruments
  • access to more than 30,000 items including books, DVDs, audio books, digital databases and tablets
  • access to specialized items for individuals with disabilities - braille, audio books and Daisy disks
  • access to books from other Ontario libraries
Click,Connect! Immigration Assistance site. Provides newcomers with private area and a laptop to connect to an online immigration facilitator, as well as access to a scanner for any documents that need to be sent to the facilitator

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-8 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wasaga Beach
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Free membership for town residents. Seasonal and temporary memberships offered to non-residents.
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Languages English
Fees None - to residents ; Library card $40 for out of Town residents. Community room rental - $20 for four hours.

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