We will be open for checkout of books and magazines on a modified schedule starting Monday, June 1.
Library lobby hours will be 1-4 pm, Monday - Friday. Access to our book shelves will be limited to library staff, but we will be happy to gather items and prepare them for checkout.
Book requests may be made by email to email@example.com, by phone at 335-2149 or by walk in during lobby hours. Requests will be filled as quickly as possible. Please be patient.
Inter library loan, library computers, and meeting rooms are not available at this time.
We look forward to seeing everyone!
As we all go through these difficult times, we are encouraging everyone to keep a journal or diary of your experiences. When this pandemic is finally over, we ar e asking that you send a copy of your writing to us at the library. We will create a collection of these stories as a historical record of how the pandemic affected our community. We look forward to reading your stories!
Hawes Civil War Letters, by Anne E. Moseley, CIT. , was a wonderful event. We hope to see Ms Moseley in additional presentations this coming summer. By the way, someone left a pair of sunglasses here at the library after this event.
Upcoming Book Talk !
Raising the Challenging Child, How to Minimize Meltdowns, Reduce Conflict, and Increase Cooperation by Karen Doyle Buckwalter, Debbie Reed, and Wendy Lyons Sunshine
Postponed Date to be determined Barry Public Library
Come join us for a discussion of this extraordinary book that has received high praise from parents, teachers, doctors, and child care professionals. If you have children, or work with children, this book is for you.
Debbie Reed and Marcia Ryan will be here to talk about the book and share "practical tips and real life examples" based on their work at Chaddock. Books will be available for purchase.
St. Patrick's Day Crafts
During March we will have St. Patrick's themed crafts for all ages- stop by the library and join in the fun !
Chess Club meeting will be March 21 at 10:00 a.m. Chess Club is for those who want to learn how to play Chess, and those who know how to play Chess, and those who would be willing to teach someone else to play Chess. Everybody, all ages are invited.
Birth to three activities will be: March 16th at 10 a.m.
Birth to 5 activities will be: March 21 at 10 a.m.
The Barry Public Library is now offering e-books to patrons. If you live in the City of Barry, your library card is paid for by the real estate taxes where you live. If you live outside of the city limits, but in the Western Unit 12 School District, you must pay for a library card. The cost is $70 per year per household. Once you are a patron, the e-book service is free. You will need to come in person to the Library to get signed up for these services. Once you have come to the Library go to the links below.