Library News Items

Library News Items


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Nov 30, 2017

Christmas 2017 events



Nov 5, 2017

New Puppet Theatre at the Library

We have purchased a Puppet Theatre for use by children at the Library.

Sep 28, 2017

Upcoming Events at the Library

 Two events for October:


<- Valuation Day by Hansons

Monday evening talk ->





Jul 15, 2017

Upcoming Events at the Library


Jun 30, 2017

Library 2nd Birthday Celebration

Saturday 8th July at the Library from 10:00 to 13:00.

A celebration to commemorate two years of the Library being run by volunteers.

Book Sale
Cake Sale
Live Music
Hot Drinks





May 25, 2017

Picture Quiz #2 Answer

The location of the hammer is shown by the red oval

May 8, 2017

Picture Quiz #1 Answer

The location of the arrow is shown by the red oval.

Apr 28, 2017

Picture Quiz #1

Can you find the arrow hidden in the picture? The answer will be shown here next week.

Apr 20, 2017

Latest Library News

The Library has updated its Public Computers and Printer/Copier.

Now only 15p per A4 Black & White page. 30p per A4 Colour page.

Barrow Community Library has updated its Computing Services, and the following are now available for use during Library opening hours:

  • Free, reliable, easy connection to WiFi with faster broadband speeds. Ask for the password at the counter.
  • 3 Apple Mac Mini PCs are available for use. As well as faster general Internet access, these PCs offer :-
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Apple Mac Office (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
    • Free Family History access to Ancestry and FindMyPast
    • Free access to Borrowbox for eBooks and eAudiobooks
    • Free access to PressReader for eNewspapers and eMagazines
  • Printer / Copier / Scanner
    • A4 and A3 paper sizes
    • Single or Double sided Copying and Printing
    • Auto Document Feeder
    • Reduced charges for printing and copying. Now only 15p per A4 Black/White page
    • Free A4 and A3 Scanning to your own USB Memory Stick

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Library to try out these new facilities.

Thanks to The Cooperative in Barrow for helping us to purchase the Printer/Copier/Scanner.

Mar 29, 2017

Library Easter Opening Hours

Wednesday 12th April Open Open 10:00am to 6:30pm
Thursday 13th April   Closed  
Friday 14th April Good Friday Closed  
Saturday 15th April Easter Saturday Open 10:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday 16th April Easter Sunday Closed  
Monday 17th April Easter Monday Closed  
Tuesday 18th April   Closed  
Wednesday 19th April   Open 10:00am to 6:30pm

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Last Updated. 18-December-2016 By Keith