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Barrington - Barrington Area Library

505 North Northwest Highway

The Barrington Public Library District strives to:

- stimulate imagination
- develop information fluency
- foster lifelong learning
- create young readers in comfortable physical and virtual settings.

The Barrington Public Library District serves 44,157 residents of all or part of Algonquin, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Hoffman Estates, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Lake Zurich, North Barrington, Palatine, Port Barrington, South Barrington, Tower Lakes, and some unincorporated areas. It covers a 72-square-mile area, making it the largest library district in Illinois, geographically speaking.

Come and browse for books, movies, and magazines, download e-books, audiobooks, music and magazines on our 24/7 Web site, play and learn in our Youth Services department, hear live music, view an art exhibit - we have so much to offer our community. Visit our South Branch in the South Barrington Park District building, too!


Ken Hashiguchi

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
Great library. Kids room is awesome for the little ones.

Kyle Fahey

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
One of the most comprehensive libraries around. Highest tech one I've seen.

ButterScotch Pie

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Nice place for adults in kids with its improved areas. Highly recommend.

oleg yusim

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Great place to spend time on weekend with kid. Very nicely remodeled, kid section has everything kid can dream about (including even slides).

nico s

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
great services and friend people

Barrington Area Library is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media