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Homebound Delivery

Barrington Public Library Homebound Delivery Service brings books, audiobooks and magazines to residents of Barrington who are physically unable to get to the library, including those who are residents of nursing homes or in assisted living facilities. 

Deliveries are made the first Thursday of the month, weather permitting. All items are checked out for one month with a limit of 15 items per person. To sign up for this service, please complete the online form below, OR download and print out the attached form and return it to the library. 

Questions? Call the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. 

Please note: If you have a very severe physical disability or are legally blind, contact the Talking Books Plus Program, Office of State Library Services, at 401-574-9310. 

Free service offered by Talking Books Library: IN-SIGHT Radio is a unique radio reading service that provides the daily reading of local and national newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed materials of interest to our listeners. We currently broadcast 24 hours per day, seven days per week. We broadcast the reading of the Providence Journal, a dozen other local newspapers as well as magazines and books. IN-SIGHT Radio broadcasts on a closed signal.

In order to access the service click “Listen” and this will open the media player. For those without internet access, you can also request a free radio receiver from IN-SIGHT. Contact IN-SIGHT at 401-941-3322 or info@in-sight.org

Link to program schedule by day. Link to program schedule by program.

 

Homebound Delivery online form (or scroll to bottom of the page for a downloadable PDF):

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