The Library building is now reopen all regular hours, and you can pick up your held items inside, in the Customer Service area. Parking Lot Pick-Up service is still available, for customers who prefer to have items delivered to their vehicle. Here's how it works. 

  1. Search the online catalog for books and movies.

  2. Place requests on items you'd like to borrow. Note that items may only be picked up at the main Library at this time. Also, Interlibrary Loan service is unavailable until further notice.

  3. Watch for an e-mail or text notification when the items are ready for pick-up. Come to the Library during Parking Lot Pick-Up hours: Monday - Friday, 1 - 6 PM, Saturday, 9 AM - 1 PM, or Sunday, 1 - 5 PM.

  4. Park in a designated pick-up spot (near the book return), call the number on the sign, and tell us the number of your parking spot. Have your Barrington Area Library card number ready when you call. If all PLP parking spaces are full, please pull around to the front of the aisle, near the Library canopy, and wait in line until the next available spot opens.

  5. A staff member will check out your materials and deliver them to your vehicle.

  6. Enjoy your Library materials, and rest assured: our building has been disinfected to EPA standards, and our staff equipped with PPE/social distancing training and equipment. Health and safety remain our highest priorities.

Questions? Contact our Customer Service representatives.