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Barrington Creates begins Feb 1 - go ahead, make your day! Making, singing, dancing, painting, building, and much more

upcoming events

  2. YA
  3. TEEN
  4. KIDS

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locations & hours

Main Branch
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505 N. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010 • 847.382.1300
M-F: 9 AM-9 PM | Sat: 9 AM-5 PM |
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

South Branch

3 Tennis Club Lane
in the South Barrington Park District
South Barrington, IL 60010 • 847.381.2534
M–Th & Sat: 9 AM–1 PM | M & Th: 3–7 PM

OverDrive: new e-book and audiobook service

Starting today, June 26, 2012, the Barrington Area Library brings you OverDrive, a new site for downloading e-books and audiobooks. If you're already a user of MyMediaMall, you'll feel right at home using OverDrive - same company, improved service. If you have not been using our free e-book and audiobook services, this is a great time to start! All you need to log into OverDrive and begin using it is a valid Barrington Area Library card.

MyMediaMall was available to the Barrington Area Library as part of a consortium. Our new OverDrive site is exclusive to Barrington library cardholders, which means a bigger selection and less wait time for popular items! If you currently have MyMediaMall items checked out to your account, no problem. They'll be transferred over to the new service.

Ready to browse OverDrive? Check it out.

You can also find links to OverDrive on our home page and under e-books and databases on our Web site.

Want to learn more about downloading e-books and audiobooks to your specific device? Use OverDrive's Help pages.

Questions about OverDrive? Stop in and see us or email the Adult Reference desk: adultref(at)


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