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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Barclay Public Library will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020 until Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in an effort to flatten the curve and do our part in preventing the spread of the Coronavirus. All programs falling in March and April will be rescheduled. Please do not worry about returning items at this time. No late fees will be assessed during the closure. If you have materials on hold or were expecting items soon, we will try to extend the loan period and still fulfill your request. Thank you for your understanding as we do our part to protect you and your loved ones at this difficult time.

Even though we are closed, you can still use the library! Read or listen to books by using our online services such as Library on the Go (Libby app), Hoopla, or Cloud Library. You can watch movies on Hoopla and Kanopy. Click on the links below or visit your app store to download the apps to read, watch or listen on the go.

BARCLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW TEMPORARILY HAS TUMBLEBOOKS!

K-6 Children’s eBooks
K-6 Math eBooks
Grades 7-12 eBooks
Audiobooks for all Ages
Romance Collection


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:

Service:
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App Name:
Libby or Overdrive (depending on device)
Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks.

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App Name:
CloudLibrary
Cloud Library allows you to borrow and read eBooks and Audiobooks from your local public library for free.

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App Name: Hoopla Digital
Audiobooks, ebooks, music, comics, TV shows.

kanopyService: Kanopy
App Name: Kanopy
Choose from over 30,000 films and TV shows. 10 Download Credits Per Month! Setup an account using your library card and PIN (last 4 of your card number).

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Service: Barclay Mobile app
Have easy access to the online catalog and manage your account.

 

 


Ongoing Programs

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Coffee Club
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!

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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.

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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.