The library will be closed Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day weekend.

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  • Regiser for Internet Safety Basics on Tuesday, May 23 at 10 am. Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to evaluate websites for safety and...
  • Begins Tuesday, May 23 at 7 pm  Location: 2nd Floor Meeting Room Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas...
  • Thursday, May 25 at 7 pm  Location: Library Lower Level (Senior Center) Join Barrington author Mai Donohue of Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl for a special Vietnamese Food Demo. Here Mai describes...
  • Registration is open for: Microsoft Word Basics on Tuesday, June 6 at 10 am.Microsoft Excel Basics on Thursday, June 8 at 10 am.Microsoft PowerPoint Basics on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 am.Digital Storage & the Cloud on...
  • Learn something new today with Universal Class! Choose from over 500 online continuing education courses, including courses for personal development. Courses include Microsoft Office, accounting, Windows 10, and more!...

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 23
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to evaluate websites for safety and reliability....
Tue, May 23
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join other “Lifers” at Barrington Public Library for Life on the Page: A Memoir Writers Meetup held on bi-weekly Tuesdays beginning March 7...
Tue, May 23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a...
Thu, May 25
10:00am - 11:30am
This is a 3-week class on May 11, 18, & 25 at 10 am (90 mins.) Learn how to use a computer, the internet, search engines, and email, as well as tips about...
Thu, May 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Barrington author Mai Donohue of Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl for a special Vietnamese Food Demo. Here Mai describes...
Tue, May 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a...
Thu, May 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Barrington author Mai Donohue of Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl for a special Vietnamese Food Demo. Here Mai describes...
Wed, Jun 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bwana Iguana is an exciting, educational and interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles. It also promotes...
Fri, Jun 30
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fiddle N' Fun is a musical, hands-on learning experience with singing, movement, instruments, and more!  Kids will learn about Suzuki-style activities using...
Fri, Jul 07
2:00pm - 3:00pm
An introduction to hand sewing and basic embroidery stitches. Kids will design their own piece of art using a light box, pens, embroidery hoop and thread.  ...
Wed, Jul 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn about lizard lounges, millipede mansions, and a variety of different shelters animals build and use. During this exciting program, kids will discover the...
Fri, Jul 21
10:00am - 10:30am
Wiggle, giggle, shake and shout with Miss Katie! In this interactive musical program, kids will help sing and write songs; keep rhythm by playing percussion;...
Tue, May 23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a...
Thu, May 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Barrington author Mai Donohue of Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl for a special Vietnamese Food Demo. Here Mai describes...
Thu, May 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Help us make a robot for the Teen Room. Learn coding and more. New members welcome. Bring in your own LEGO's to...
Tue, May 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a...
Tue, Jun 06
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a...
Tue, Jun 06
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.
Mon, Jun 05
10:00am - 11:30am
The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group was established several years ago as a comfortable setting in which to share our mutual love of books. Each...
Wed, Jun 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or...
Mon, Jun 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly on the third Monday night of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m...
Mon, Jul 03
10:00am - 11:30am
The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group was established several years ago as a comfortable setting in which to share our mutual love of books. Each...
Mon, Aug 07
10:00am - 11:30am
The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group was established several years ago as a comfortable setting in which to share our mutual love of books. Each...
Mon, Sep 11
10:00am - 11:30am
The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group was established several years ago as a comfortable setting in which to share our mutual love of books. Each...

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Tue, May 23
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to evaluate websites for safety and reliability....
Thu, May 25
10:00am - 11:30am
This is a 3-week class on May 11, 18, & 25 at 10 am (90 mins.) Learn how to use a computer, the internet, search engines, and email, as well as tips about...
Tue, Jun 06
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-...
Thu, Jun 08
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is...
Tue, Jun 13
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please...
Tue, Jun 27
10:00am - 11:15am
Have you heard of the Cloud, but you're not quite sure what that means or where to go to access it?  Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn...