Pointe Au Baril Public Library

The Pointe Au Baril Public Library is operated by a number of dedicated volunteers in the Pointe Au Baril Community. Jane Manning-Marshall serves as the volunteer librarian. The Library strives to enhance the community by promoting reading and literacy and maintaining a great selection of current books. The Library is located at the Pointe Au Baril Community Centre, 70 South Shore Road in Pointe Au Baril. Membership is free for residents of the Township of The Archipelago. 


Winter Hours (Following Labour Day)

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  

Summer Hours 

Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Recent Book Acquisitions:


Baldaccia, David - Edge
Barclay, Linwood – I Will Ruin You
Berest, Anne – The Postcard
Coben, Harlan – Think Twice
Ellis, Kate – Serpent’s Point
French, Bobbi – The Good Women of Safe Harbour
Garmus, Bonnie – Lessons in Chemistry
Hadfield, Chris – The Apollo Murders
Hadfield – The Defector
Hilderbrand, Elin – Swan Song
Hoover, Colleen – Verity
Irving, John – The Last Chairlift
Jackson, Holly – A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
Jackson, Holly – Reappearance of Rachel Price
Kelley, Pamela – The Seaside Sisters
Lackberg, Camilla - Cult
Michaelides, Alex – Fury
Moyes, Jojo – The Giver of Stars
Patterson, James – 24th Hour: Is this the end?
Porter, Michelle – A Grandmother Begins The Story
Rankin, Ian – Rebus: A Game Called malice (a play)
Rice, Waubgeshig – Moon of the Turning Leaves
Simonson, Helen – The Hazelbourne Ladies Motorcycle and Flying Club
Towles, Amor – Table For Two
Verghese, Abraham – The Covenant of Water
Yarros, Rebecca – Iron Flame
Yarros, Rebecca – Fourth Wing


Beard, Mary – Emperor of Rome
Goodman, Peter – Davos Man: How The Billionaires Devoured The World
Gramm, David – Killers of the Flower moon
Green, David – The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
Knowlton, Christopher – Bubble in the Sun
Marmoreo, Jean – The Last Doctor
McGoogan – Searching For Franklin
Petraeus, David – Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine
Shoalts, Adam – Where the Falcon Flies: A 3,400 Kilometre Odyssey
Stock, Curtis – The Turcottes: The Remarkable Story of A Horse Racing Dynasty


Bannalec, Jean-Luc – 7 book crime series beginning with Death in Brittany
Burrows, Steve – 4 books (out of 8) beginning with A Seige of Bitterns
Camilleri, Andrea – 20 book crime series beginning with The Shape of Water
Osman, Richard – 4 book crime series beginning with The Thursday Murder Club

In partnership with the Parry Sound Public Library, residents of the Township of The Archipelago can obtain a membership for the Parry Sound Public Library for FREE! Residents who are interested in obtaining a membership must present photo identification, as well as proof of their Archipelago address (i.e. tax bill, cell phone bill, etc.). Archipelago residents can visit the library at 29 Mary Street location and request to join the library or complete the following online form

In addition to 33,000 physical items available for loan at the Parry Sound Public Library, Archipelago residents can also access the following services remotely: