1893 Chicago World’s Fair Fundraiser
Saturday, March 23rd 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Illini Park Building
Tickets $10 each
Be transported back in time to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, The Columbian Exposition! Over 27,000,000 Victorians would pay 50 cents apiece to experience an unforgettable day at the fair that offered a glimpse into the future of a new century ~ this was the fair that showcased electricity, modern industry, convenience foods and some very “unusual” entertainment! Get your tickets now for this special presentation by The Tea Ladies, Inc. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets available at Barclay Public Library or from a Friends Member.
Digital Services To Try
The library currently has three different digital services that provides FREE eBooks, eAudiobooks, music and movie downloads! All you need is your Barclay Public Library Card and PIN. To get started look for these apps in your app store:
App Name: Libby or Overdrive (depending on device)
Also, download the Barclay Mobile app to have easy access to the online catalog and manage your account.
You’ve probably heard about Barclay’s Coffee Club, which meets every Wednesday at 9:30 am. This is an open invitation for anyone from the community to stop by the library for good coffee, company and conversation!
Book Discussion Groups
1st Wednesday at 10:30 am
2nd Saturday at 11:00 am
Joining a Book Club is a great way to get out of a reading rut and make new friends at the same time! Ask about how to join at the Service Desk.
Homebound Delivery Service
If you or a loved one is physically unable to visit the library, Barclay Public Library has a service just for you! Our Homebound Delivery service is available to persons who are homebound due to age, illness, disability or other incapacitating circumstances on a temporary or permanent basis. A library staff member will deliver reading materials or movies to your home once per month. To be eligible, the person must also reside within the Barclay Public Library service area and have a library card in good standing. Call the library for more information 672-3621.