The Barclay Public Library, in conjunction with Dollar General, were able to assist approximately 50 children with Christmas gifts this year and the W-L Lion’s Club were able to present 25 families with food gift cards. Thank you to the residents of this community who were able to support these organizations.
Want to be more involved in your Community?? Here are a couple suggestions:
The Warrensburg Fire Department is looking for volunteers. If interested, contact any member of the department for information or stop by the Fire House any Thursday evening.
Several scholarship opportunities are available for Macon County students:
The Community Foundation of Macon County will begin accepting online scholarship applications beginning January 1, 2021 at http://www.maconcountygives.org. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. For more information contact them at 217-220-1363 or 217-429-3000.
The Macon County Farm Bureau have several scholarship opportunities available via online submissions. Undergrad students majoring in an agricultural related field are eligible to apply. The deadline for the H.R. Beeson Scholarship is February 15 and the deadline for other scholarships from the Farm Bureau is March 1, 2021. For more information, visit or call the Macon County Farm Bureau at 1150 W Pershing Road, Decatur IL; 217-877-2436.
Not even a pandemic can stop us from talking books! All of the titles selected are now available for free download by Barclay cardholders through the library’s Hoopla database. Please register via the library’s website in order to receive a link to the online discussion.
The library will be closed:
Thursday, December 31st; Friday, January 1st; and Saturday, January 2nd for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays and Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Second Saturday Book Club
January 9th at 11:00 a.m.
Join us on Zoom for a discussion of “Daisy Jones & The Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid.
Craft-ivity – All month long
Each week in January, there will be a new winter craft available for pickup.
Please register for this program & pick up your kit curbside (while supplies last).
Adult Virtual Book Club
Thursday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for a discussion of “In The Woods” by Tana French. Call the library to have the book put on hold for you.
Bird Day Craft – January 5th
January 5th is National Bird Day. Celebrate by making a birdseed ornament for our feathered friends! Please call the library & pick up your kit curbside.
Hot Chocolate Bombs
Thursday, January 14th at 6:00 p.m.
Put a twist in your typical hot chocolate recipe! Create and decorate your own for you and your family during our Zoom program! Contact the library to reserve your spot and request your kit to pick-up curbside.
Tuesdays at 10:30. Join us each Tuesday morning on the library’s Facebook page for a new story read by Miss Cindy.