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November 19, 2021

Patron Point Barrington Area Library (IL) chooses Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Barrington Area Library in Barrington, Illinois, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's goal of supporting lifelong, active learning and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2016

Zepheira. Barrington Area Library Moving to Linked Data With Zepheira. Zepheira announced having transformed and published the catalog of Barrington Area Library, in Barrington, Illinois. Barrington Area Library is the first in Illinois to work with Zepheira to convert its MARC Catalog to Linked Data, and publish those resources to the Web. Barrington is the largest geographic library district in the state of Illinois, covering 72 square miles. Many potential library users live at quite a distance from either the main library or branch, and taking full advantage of all available technologies is key to reaching potential patrons while also supporting existing customers. The library’s collections include thousands of downloadable e-books and audiobooks, as well as streaming movies – library materials customers can borrow without needing to visit in person. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2011

Polaris Library Systems. Polaris Library Systems Announces strong start to 2011. Polaris Library Systems, a leading provider of library automation technology, announced today that twenty libraries selected the Polaris Integrated Library System during the first and second quarters of 2011. [Full Announcement].

January 7, 2000

epixtech, inc.. Barrington Area Library selects Horizon System from epixtech, inc.: leading library services company signs first contract under new name, epixtech, inc.. epixtech, inc. announced its first contract under the company''s new name, epixtech, inc., with Barrington Area Library in Barrington, Illinois. Barrington purchased the Horizon system, the Resource Sharing System, WebPAC and TeleCirc II. [Full Announcement].