Invite a friendly, knowledgeable librarian to speak about any of the following topics.  To make arrangements, please contact Rose Faber, head of Adult Services, or 847-382-1300 x 3000.


3D Printing:

We're excited about the possibilities offered by 3D printing, and want to share them with you. 

Genealogy 101:

Start now on a hobby that lasts a lifetime. The Barrington Area Library licenses Ancestry Library Edition, Fold3, and HeritageQuest plus America's Obituaries and Death Notices.

Magazines for you:

The Economist, Chicago MagazineCountry Living:  get these magazines and many more at home or on the road through Zinio, the library's FREE digital magazine service.  We'll show you how.

 Read always and everywhere:

Learn how to check out e-books and e-audiobooks from the library.

Reading recommendations:

Liz, Adult Services librarian and former chair of the Notable Books Council has read more books than anyone we know. She would love to talk with you about books your club wants to read.

Social media for fun:

Pinterest - Collect and organize images and information you love

Social media to keep in touch:

Facebook - Connect with your family and friends and with your community

Twitter - Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and get breaking news as it occurs

Skype - Chat/videochat with grandparents or business colleagues in far-flung locales

New Classics: The New Generation of Quality Literature for Children

Which current children's books will stand the test of time? Explore our best guesses and predictions of which books children will still be reading generations from now.  Contact Aly Prchal, head of Youth Services, or 847-382-1300 x 6000.