libraries are important because…

man with blue vest, wearing hat with sunglasses on it, sitting on blue chair in the library

They’re an inviting, comfortable, welcoming place where you can go to borrow anything – books, DVDs, video games. They’re a place where kids can learn, grow, socialize and play. Where students can study, you can access technology, visit with familiar faces and meet new people from the community. They offer something for everyone, no matter what age group.

– Randy, dad, outdoorsmen who loves camping and fishing, sci-fi and mystery fan

#peopleofbarrie is celebrating Ontario Public Library Week (Oct. 16 to 22) in partnership with the Barrie Public Library. We’re featuring patrons and asking BIG questions about books and life.