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New Library Cards!

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September is National Library Card Signup Month and we’re celebrating by launching a brand new library card design!  Our new cards are decked out with the library’s logo, tagline AND a key-tag to make carrying your card more convenient.  Everyone can get in on the action by registering for a new library card or updating an old one.

New Techy Stuff

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Barclay Mobile – Our new Library App is now ready!  Search your app store for “Barclay Mobile” and install for easy access to our website, catalog, ebooks and more!  Need some help? Bring your device into the library and we will get you set up!

WiFi Hotspots – The library now has 6 Wifi Hotspots with Sprint 4g LTE service to share with our customers!  These nifty boxes will provide internet service for up to 10 devices at once!  Ask about it for your next vacation or borrow as a temporary internet source when your home service is on the fritz.

Launchpads – What is a Launchpad you ask? It is an electronic tablet pre-loaded with stories and games designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface. No download time. No need for WiFi.  Access is as simple as turning on each device – anytime, anywhere! Great for long trips!

New Notary Service

Barclay Library now has two Notary Publics at your service!  Just one more way we can help our community!

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Upcoming Programs

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Guitar Get-Together
Thursdays, August 17th, September 21st, October 19th
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Join us once a month for an informal jam session.  Bring your guitar and your favorite music. Learn or teach some guitar skills.
Ages 14+, all abilities.

 

Holistic Wellness Planning

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Tuesday, September 26th 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Come learn about holistic wellness, self-assessment, and goal-setting. Attendees will complete a holistic wellness assessment, exploring areas including health, environment, community, relationships, security, and purpose. Bring a notebook and get ready to begin or continue on the journey of wellness!


Ongoing Programs

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Senior Lunch Mondays & Fridays
11:30 am

Suggested Donations:
Over 60 years – $3.00
Under 60 years – $6.07
Pre-registration required for each meal. Call 672-3621.

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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.