Check out the questions and answers to our most “Frequently Asked Questions”.


How do I get a library card?
It’s easy! Just bring us some identification like a driver’s license and we will do the rest. You can also use a piece of mail like a bill that was sent to you with your name and address on it.

question-markCan I return books from another NIOGA library at the Barker Public Library?
Yes, you can. We are a member of the NIOGA Library System and you can return materials from other member NIOGA libraries to our library. We can assist in requesting materials for you from other NIOGA libraries at our circulation desk.

Do you have free WiFi?
Yes, we do. Please stop by and enjoy our free access to the Internet at the Barker Public Library.

Do you have a computer that I can use?
Yes, in fact, we have three computer stations that are connected to the Internet and are free of charge to use.

Do you have programs for pre-school aged children?
We do! There is our fantastic Toddler Story Hour that takes place on Mondays at 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the Barker Public Library. We read books, do fun activities like crafts and also enjoy a snack. Call us at 795-3344.

How many items can be taken out at a time?
Up to six items can be charged out from the library at any one time.

How long is the borrowing period for books and DVDs?
Books in the regular circulation collection and periodicals collection may be borrowed for a two-week period, with the option to renew for another two weeks unless the materials have been requested by another patron.

Does the library have a printer or fax machine?
Yes, the library has both a black and white and a color printer that patrons can use for a small fee. We also have a fax that patrons can use for both in-coming and out-going faxes.

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