Welcome to Barclay Public Library

ANNOUNCEMENT:
Barclay Public Library Board of Trustee
election to be held April 4, 2023
September 20, 2022 will be the first day that candidates for the
April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election may begin to circulate petitions.

Four seats (4-year terms) for Trustee of the Barclay Public Library District are open for election.

A minimum of 15 signatures is required (must be from registered voters who live in the Barclay Public Library District).

Candidates will file their petitions with the required number of signatures, a Statement of Candidacy, and an attached receipt from a Statement of Economic Interest filed in 2022 at the Barclay Public Library, 220 S. Main St., Warrensburg, IL  62573 during regular Library hours.

The Candidate filing period will be December 12, 2022 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM on December 19, 2022. 

Individuals may obtain petitions, Statement of Candidacy forms, and other information at Barclay Public Library, 220 S. Main St., Warrensburg, IL 62573.
ANNOUNCEMENT:
Harristown Public Library Board of Trustee
election to be held April 4, 2023
September 20, 2022 will be the first day that candidates for the
April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election may begin to circulate petitions.

Four seats (4-year terms) for Trustee of the Harristown Public Library District are open for election.

A minimum of 9 signatures is required (must be from registered voters who live in the Harristown Public Library District).

Candidates will file their petitions with the required number of signatures, a Statement of Candidacy, and an attached receipt from a Statement of Economic Interest filed in 2022 at the Barclay Public Library, 220 S. Main St., Warrensburg, IL  62573 during regular Library hours.

The Candidate filing period will be December 12, 2022 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM on December 19, 2022. 

Individuals may obtain petitions, Statement of Candidacy forms, and other information at Barclay Public Library, 220 S. Main St., Warrensburg, IL 62573.

Explore More Illinois allows cardholders from participating RAILS and IHLS public libraries to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more. To find available discounts, visit https://exploremore.quipugroup.net

We have a NEW database! Try out Reference Solutions. Great for finding out where people live (even if they have recently moved), their buying habits, insider information on businesses, and making marketing lists according to buying habits. Contact the library for training if you need it.

 

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Service: SHARE Mobile App
Have easy access to the online catalog and manage your account. Search for SHARE Mobile Library in your app store.

 

 


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.