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

◯ Adult Library Card
◯ Youth Library Card
◯ Business/Non-Profit Organization Card

More information about BALibrary cards

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?

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

How do I renew my Library card?

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

What happens when my items are overdue?

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

May I get a library card for my business or non-profit organization?

How do I put an item on hold?

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