Adult Events

Wednesday, March 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hundreds of dollars are wasted when a kitchen is disorganized. Garbage bags of expired food get thrown away. This presentation by Kristin MacRae of Organizing in RI, LLC will give you the tips and tools you need to get your entire kitchen organized. She will take you step-by-step through the... Read more
Monday, April 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 month members talk about what they've been reading, recreational or educational, over a cup of coffee and pastry. New members always welcome!
Monday, April 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the library will provide the podcast.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from October through June. ... Read more
Tuesday, April 04
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 through June 6 from 4-6 pm. This popular memoir writing meetup returns for a fourth year and is led by Ellen Walsh (see bio below).... Read more
Wednesday, April 05
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Co-sponsored by Barrington Senior Center
Wednesday, April 05
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meditation allows a person to enter a realm of quietness, calming the mind and bringing peace and clarity into everyday living. Join meditation facilitator Mary Scannell on the first Wednesday evening of every month for a meditation practice. Mary will introduce different styles of meditation such... Read more
Friday, April 07
8:00am - 10:00am
Barrington Public Library and Ocean State Bird Club have partnered to offer three spring bird walks in the East Bay from April through June. The first walk will be held at Brickyard Pond. Meet at the gate to the park entrance next to the Barrington YMCA for an exploration of Brickyard Pond. We’ll... Read more
Saturday, April 08
12:00pm - 3:00pm
How healthy is your soil? Get it tested with the URI Master Gardeners who will be at the library on Saturday, April 8 from noon to 3 pm. The test will find out its pH, and help you decide how you can make your soil better. Prepare a sample using the following steps: 1. Dig eight scoops of dirt from... Read more
Wednesday, April 12
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Co-sponsored by Barrington Senior Center
Wednesday, April 12
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 characters. Literary Pairings generally meet the second Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm, except when it falls on a holiday, and... Read more
Wednesday, April 12
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Meet the author Sarah Schumann to learn about her book Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History published by the University of Rhode Island in 2015. The shellfish in Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island’s salt ponds have provided humans with sustenance for over 2,000 years.... Read more
Tuesday, April 18
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 through June 6 from 4-6 pm. This popular memoir writing meetup returns for a fourth year and is led by Ellen Walsh (see bio below).... Read more
Wednesday, April 19
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Co-sponsored by Barrington Senior Center
Wednesday, April 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we discuss the book Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl by Barrington author Mai Donohue. A limited number of copies will be available at the library's Circulation Desk. Copies are also available at Barrington Books and through Amazon.  Free and open to all.... Read more
Friday, April 21
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and password, and questions. Registration is required. Co-sponsored by Barrington Senior Center
Monday, April 24
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. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting.  Registration is required. This... Read more
Tuesday, April 25
7:00pm - 8:15pm
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 how easy and convenient cloud computing can be. This is an informational session. You can bring your laptop or media device to class. Please... Read more
Thursday, April 27
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn about these three social media sites, including why each site is popular, how to create accounts, how to share content, how to connect with other users, and how to find help. Visit each site below or download as an app. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.... Read more
Monday, May 01
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 month members talk about what they've been reading, recreational or educational, over a cup of coffee and pastry. New members always welcome!
Monday, May 01
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the library will provide the podcast.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from October through June. ... Read more
Wednesday, May 03
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meditation allows a person to enter a realm of quietness, calming the mind and bringing peace and clarity into everyday living. Join meditation facilitator Mary Scannell on the first Wednesday evening of every month for a meditation practice. Mary will introduce different styles of meditation such... Read more
Tuesday, May 09
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 through June 6 from 4-6 pm. This popular memoir writing meetup returns for a fourth year and is led by Ellen Walsh (see bio below).... Read more
Wednesday, May 10
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 characters. Literary Pairings generally meet the second Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm, except when it falls on a holiday, and... Read more
Tuesday, 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 through June 6 from 4-6 pm. This popular memoir writing meetup returns for a fourth year and is led by Ellen Walsh (see bio below).... Read more
Monday, June 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 month members talk about what they've been reading, recreational or educational, over a cup of coffee and pastry. New members always welcome!
Monday, June 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the library will provide the podcast.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from October through June. ... Read more
Tuesday, June 06
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 through June 6 from 4-6 pm. This popular memoir writing meetup returns for a fourth year and is led by Ellen Walsh (see bio below).... Read more
Wednesday, June 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meditation allows a person to enter a realm of quietness, calming the mind and bringing peace and clarity into everyday living. Join meditation facilitator Mary Scannell on the first Wednesday evening of every month for a meditation practice. Mary will introduce different styles of meditation such... Read more
Wednesday, June 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 characters. Literary Pairings generally meet the second Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm, except when it falls on a holiday, and... Read more
Monday, July 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 month members talk about what they've been reading, recreational or educational, over a cup of coffee and pastry. New members always welcome!

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