connect with us

While the Library is temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we are not able to provide service via phone. Please use the email form below or our live chat services. If you do not have an email address, list a phone number in the email form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Chat and Text

If you would like to reach us via text, please send a message to 847-393-4542

Our Customer Service and Adult Services departments will staff the chat queues from 9 AM to 6 PM.
Customer Service can help you get a new library card, renew an existing card, or answer questions about your library account.
Adult Services can help you with research, including the use of our research databases and genealogy/local history research, help you find your next great read or movie, and answer questions about the virtual programs they are offering. They can also help you find local assistance relating to COVID-19 and these challenging times.



Library Phone: 847-382-1300

Customer Service (renewal and account questions):
847-382-1300 x 1

Adult Services Desk:
847-382-1300 x 2

Youth Services Desk:
847-382-1300 x 3


Homebound Delivery:
Barrington Public Library District patrons who are homebound temporarily (30-day minimum), permanently disabled, or elderly and without transportation, may request home delivery. Call 847-382-1300 ext. 3300 and ask for Homebound Delivery.


Fill in the form below to email a specific department:

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email department heads & trustees:

Form for sending an email to a Library Department Head.

Form for sending an email to the Board of Trustees.

Download the (PDF) Request for Reconsideration of A Library Resource form.