Events

Call the library at 217-672-3621 or come in to register for events.

220 S. Main Warrensburg
217-672-3621
http://www.barclaylibrary.org
September 2021

September is National Library Card Signup Month and we’re celebrating with weekly prizes! Everyone can get in on the action by:

  1. Using their library card
  2. Registering for a new library card
  3. Updating an old card

The more you use your library card, the more chances you earn to win prizes!

KIDS & TEENS
Storytime
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Storytime at a social distance! Join us outside at Illini Park each Tuesday morning for a new story read by Miss Cindy! Storytime is a first step toward building literacy and social skills for your child. No registration required.

Fall Tree Luminaries Mason Jar Craft
Saturday, September 25th 11:00 am
Join us outside the library to celebrate Fall by making a mason jar craft!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, or toddler. The goal is to read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books!) before your child starts kindergarten. Contact the library to learn about the prizes and get signed up.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Thursday, September 23rd 4:00 pm
TAB is open to teens in 6th-12th grade and will meet once per month during the school year, on the last Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm. Want to know more information about what TAB is? Contact Cindy at 217-672-3621 or email her at youthservices@barclay.lib.il.us.

ADULTS
Second Saturday Book Club
Saturday, September 11th 11:00 am
Join us at the library for a discussion of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land!

Job Searching?
The library is now offering free resume and cover letter review and also practice interviews over Zoom. Email director@barclay.lib.il.us for more information.

DIY Essential Oil Roller
Thursday, September 16th 6:00 pm
Essential oils have many benefits and each one is unique to itself. There will be multiple essential oils to choose from as well as decorative pieces to spice up your roller! Limited availability. Registration required. This program will be outside the library.

Digital Library Services – FREE
All you need is your Barclay Public Library Card:

  • Libby OR Overdrive (depending on the device) – large selection of audiobooks and ebooks!
  • CloudLibrary – large selection of ebooks!
  • Hoopla – this has pretty much everything you could want! Audiobooks, movies, ebooks, and even music and television shows!
  • Kanopy – large selection of movies for both children and adults!
  • Reference Solutions – Find detailed information about people and businesses.