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Posted by: Keith

Saturday 8th July at the Library from 10:00 to 13:00.

A celebration to commemorate two years of the Library being run by volunteers.

  • Book Sale
  • Cake Sale
  • Live Music
  • Quiz
  • Hot Drinks
Posted by: Keith

First place in the Easter Puzzles competition at the Library goes to Debra Allen with a score of 47. Debra wins the Chocolate Rabbit.

Second and Third places are:

2nd Lin Winter 46
3rd Ed Williams 43

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Posted by: Keith

New, reduced printing and copying charges.

Now only 15p per A4 Black & White page. 30p per A4 Colour page.

Barrow Community Library has updated its Computing Services, and the following are now available for use during Library opening hours:

  • Free, reliable, easy connection to WiFi with faster broadband speeds. Ask for the password at the counter.
  • 3 Apple Mac Mini PCs are available for use. As well as faster general Internet access, these PCs offer :-
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Apple Mac Office (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
    • Free Family History access to Ancestry and FindMyPast
    • Free access to Borrowbox for eBooks and eAudiobooks
    • Free access to PressReader for eNewspapers and eMagazines
  • Printer / Copier / Scanner
    • A4 and A3 paper sizes
    • Single or Double sided Copying and Printing
    • Auto Document Feeder
    • Reduced charges for printing and copying. Now only 15p per A4 Black/White page
    • Free A4 and A3 Scanning to your own USB Memory Stick

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Library to try out these new facilities.

Thanks to The Cooperative in Barrow for helping us to purchase the Printer/Copier/Scanner.

What Does BUSCA Do?

Barrow Upon  Soar Community Association is a Registered charity (a C.I.O.) that organizes and runs many community activities in Barrow. It consists of a number of subgroups, each with its own  role.   

 These are

Barrow Voice produces  the village’s magazine.
Events Committee  organizes  entertainments.
Heritage Group explores aspects of Barrow’s history.
Library Committee is working to keep  Barrow library open.
New Community Building is seeking to acquire a multi-purpose community building for Barrow.
Panto Group  produces an annual panto and other shows. Its junior branch is the,
Youth Theatre which puts on an annual production.
Trustees’ Council is responsible for the overall  management of BUSCA.
Twinning Group is twinned with Marans in France.
Website administrators  look after five Barrow websites.

  View Busca Pictures

Here is a flavour of what  BUSCA  gets up to:

BUSCA’s current major project is to KEEP BARROW LIBRARY OPEN.  Click on Library  to read an up-to-the-minute account of where we are.


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Last Updated. 19-April-2017 By admin