Barriere Library

Today's Hours:

Regular Open Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:30-4:30
Wednesday 10:30-4:30
Thursday 3:00-7:00
Friday 10:30-4:30
Saturday 10:30-2:30
Sunday Closed

*Closed Statutory Holidays

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Printing and photocopying is available for the following:

    • 20 cents per page black and white
    • 50 cents per page colour

A StoryWalk® is an innovative and exciting way for children and adults to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Pages of a story book are installed outdoors and include questions and interactions to enjoy. Follow the pages of the book and enjoy walking and talking with your children as you read the story together. Encourages literacy, connection and play!

TNRL’s StoryWalk® location:

Fadear Park next to the Barriere Library at 4511 Barriere Town Road. Titles will be rotated out approximately every 2 months. Take a photo of your walk and tag us on social media with #TNRLStoryWalk.

Now Showing at Fadear Park in Barriere:

The Mitten by Jan Brett

Woodland animals find a lost mitten in the woods and decide to crawl in. First, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse but will they all fit?

Full of visual delights and details, The Mitten brings the animals to life with warmth and humor.

Take an audio tour:

Want to experience the Barriere Library StoryWalk in a different way? Download the free GeoTourist app and listen to the story as you walk through Fadear Park.

More Information:

To make a title suggestion for future installations please email barlib@tnrd.ca or call 250-672-5811.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

TNRL’s StoryWalk® was made possible by:

Donors:

Shyanne Johnson, Barriere TIMBER MART, Scott Kershaw, Ward Stamer, Pat Appel and Jay Deyman.

About

In 1974, the Barriere Library became the second library to join the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library. A 2,500 square foot building was opened in December of 1975. The current library was built in 2004. 

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