Due to COVID-19 Barrington Public Library will be CLOSED through April 30.

Tech Help Desk

*Although the Library is closed, email barringtonreference@gmail.com with your Tech Help questions! We will answer within a reasonable time.

Barrington Public Library offers tech help to the community through monthly computer classes and a weekly Tech Help Desk.

Tech Help Desk is open Tuesdays from 2 to 3:30 pm and Wednesdays from 2 to 3 pm by appointment. It is staffed by Digital Services Librarian Ben Hanley.


  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, & streaming video through eZone (help with OverDrive or Libby app) **SEE BELOW**
  • eReaders, smartphones & tablet devices
  • Windows OS & Mac OS
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Searching the internet
  • Resizing or printing pictures
  • Email
  • Uploading a resume
  • Social Media websites & apps

Book your 30-minute session at Tech Help Desk up to one month in advance, or contact 401-247-1920 x2.

One appointment per day is allowed. Please bring all relevant passwords to access the accounts you need help with. Please bring your media device if you need help with it.

Please note: We do not troubleshoot or fix malfunctioning devices,  take apart or replace physical parts on a device, handle viruses or virus software, download and/or install hardware, or participate in credit card transactions.


eZone - a digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video available online or via the OverDrive and Libby app.

Access eZone here, or from our library’s homepage. Bookmark eZone in your preferred web browser. Download the OverDrive or Libby app from your device’s app store and read, watch, or listen on-the-go. The mobile apps are compatible on most devices. For troubleshooting or other help needs, visit the OverDrive help pages. Additionally, there are two PDF files attached below with step-by-step instructions for Getting Started with eZone and Navigating eZone.

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