We have many great resources available to residences of the Barrie and surrounding areas! Over the course of the next few weeks we will be featuring the resources that are listed right on our website.

Having fun is not hard, when you got a library card! The Barrie Public Library s full of resources, events and programs that will help educate you on starting, building or growing your business. When you visit their business page, you will see great suggestions for business books that you are able to borrow! The Barrie Public LIbrary serves residences of Barrie, Oro and Orillia

Business Resources and Services

The Barrie Public Library offers a wide variety of business resources to help you grow and strengthen your business. Our goal is to enhance community growth and promote local business success.


The library offers Wifi, accessible computers, printing, scanning, books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and more.

Business Programs
Check out our online calendar for our free business programs, including Starting Your Business Basics, Business Plan Basics, Social Media for Business, and SimplyAnalytics Hands-On.

Digital Library
View our Digital Library to check out our business resources and see how they can help you with your business. From researching your target market to mapping out your competition, searching census statistics to learning how to write a business plan, our databases can help you take your business to the next level.

Rent a Meeting Room

Our Massie Family Program Room at our Painswick Branch is available to available to rent for meetings, workshops, events and more. Booking the room is free for non-profits, and costs $60 for businesses and $40 for individuals.  Learn more about room rentals.

Community Information Database

community directory of information about non-profit agencies, government offices, clubs, special interest organizations and more.  Useful to research competition, for B2B research or local business association, networking and service searches.