These are The Rachows, whose house still stands very near the library. The family has been in Barrington since the 1870s. Photo courtesy of Lauren DeJesu. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

Spring has spring everyone and soon the Library's Teaching Garden will be alive with colorful flowers (and a few fairies if you look closely!) We hope you will join us on Saturday, June 4 for the Growing Together Garden Expo. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

We hope you are enjoying this colorful time of year. The Glen of South Barrington photo, courtesy of William Rose. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

The Womens Relief Corps #85 was the driving force behind the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Evergreen Cemetery. It was dedicated in 1906, making it 115 years old this year. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

The ducks are enjoying winter at Flint Creek. Photo courtesy of Citizens for Conservation. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

Barrington High School was built in 1950. Here, students enjoy some quiet reading time.

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Built in 1927 by Wright Catlow, this theater is still going strong after 93 years in business.  The photo on the left is from 1930 and is courtesy of the Catlow Theater.

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Founded in 1966, The Barrington Area Development Council (BADC) is a not-for-profit civic organization with a long history of sponsoring initiatives and organizations that have benefited the Barrington Area community.  Learn all about them at their new Facebook page at https://t.co/aX9b4oKdSO?amp=1.

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This is the last week of school for these students in 1913. We thank the Castle Family for sharing this photo with us. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

Winter in Barrington. Falling snow made things interesting for Bob. W. at Flint Creek Savanna, February 19, 2000. This photo is courtesy of the Citizens for Conservation.  If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

Winter in Barrington. This is Bob the Dog and Dorothy enjoying the snow  This photo is courtesy of Tim Dunn.  If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.

 

This Barrington family spans three generations: Mother, Jennie (known as "Toodles") and Grandma in the Fall of 1924.  This photo is courtesy of Art Rice.  If you have photos to share, please email Kate at kmills@balibrary.org.