Although the nearest library to Gordon/Barrie Island is in the next town over, Gore Bay, it's conveniently close for our residents and visitors, and everyone here considers it their library, too. Services available include eBooks, inter-library loan, public computer terminals, audiobooks, internet access, photocopying, faxing, binding projects, and laminating. 

Located at 15 Water Street, in the same building as the Gore Bay Town Office. Phone:705-282-2221;



Off-Season (Mid-August to June 30)

Monday: 2pm – 5pm

Tuesday: 2pm – 5pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 2pm – 8pm

Friday: 10am -1pm & 2-5pm

Saturday: 10am – 1pm

Sunday: Closed



Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm

Wednesday: 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm

Thursday: 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 7pm

Friday: 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 7pm

Saturday: 9am – 1pm


Sunday: Closed


Ontario Library Service available to all rate payers of the Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island.

Register with the Gore Bay Union Public Library and download free ebooks, audiobooks and more.

The Librarian at the Gore Bay Union Public Library will assign you a library card number and register you for the use of the Ontario Library Service. Registration takes only a few minutes and is free. FREE!!!


You can borrow many titles immediately online, download them for offline use and/or send borrowed digital titles to a Kindle device, ebooks, audio boooks, videos. FREE!!!


Visit  -Ontario Library Service Website to view just some of the many resources available.