Ready to register for your Barrington Area Library card? Sign up in person at our Customer Service desk, or use the links below to register online.

Sign up for an Adult library card.

Sign up for a Youth library card. This form is for children/teens from age 0 - grade 8.


Not sure if you live in the Barrington Area Library district? Click here for an interactive map.

Lost your card? Contact Customer Service immediately to put a stop on your card: 1-847-382-1300.

From books and movies to the MakerLab, your Library card connects you to all the resources the Barrington Area Library has to offer. Scroll down to learn about library cards, loan periods, fines, and borrowing materials. Use this link to manage your account online.

How do I get a resident library card?

How do I renew my Library card?

How do I put an item on hold?

When are my items due, and may I renew them?

What happens when my items are overdue? How do I pay my fines?

How do I borrow e-books and other digital items from the Library?

May I borrow items from other libraries? (Interlibrary Loan)

How do I get a library card for my Barrington area business?

May I use my card from another library at the Barrington Area Library?