Beginning Nov 23, 2020, the Library building will be temporarily closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many services remain available - details on our website.

Printing, Copying, and Scanning Services Now Available

While our building remains temporarily closed, Barrington Area Library cardholders can print or copy up to 15 pages per day, for free, in either black and white or color. Scan to email services are also available, see details below. Customers needing assistance can contact Adult Services via phone, email, or chat.

Please note that these services are available daily, up to 30 minutes before Parking Lot Pick-Up closes:
10 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday
9 AM – 4:30 PM, Saturday
1 – 4:30 PM, Sunday

Printing Services:

Send in your print jobs by using the Library’s remote printing portal at: or submit jobs through the Public Print app.

Public Print on Google Play  |  Public Print on Apple App Store

Then, pick up your copies via our Parking Lot Pick-Up service (see hours below) within 24 hours of submitting. Simply pull into a designated parking spot and call the phone number on the sign. Please have the name and library card number associated with the print job ready for our Customer Service staff.

Copying and Scanning Services:

Copying and scanning are walk-up services only, during the hours listed above. The Library will copy or scan up to 15 pages (single or double-sided) per day per BALibrary cardholder. No copyrighted materials can be scanned or copied. Customers should walk up to the table on the plaza with items to be scanned or copied. Scanned items will be emailed to the customer, we are not able to accept flash drives or other storage devices.

Your Privacy Matters To Us
Documents submitted for printing or scanning, whether via the Internet or in person, may be viewed by library staff. If your documents contain sensitive or confidential information, please consider using a retail location for printing or scanning. These are examples of retail stores in the area that can provide printing, scanning, and faxing services:

The UPS Store 117 S. Cook Street, downtown Barrington

The UPS Store 21720 W Long Grove Rd, Town Center Promenade, Deer Park

The UPS Store 728 Northwest Hwy, Fox River Grove