Adult Events

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
Monday, May 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Bill Bianchi from the Rhode Island School Loan Authroity as he exposes students and parents to the FAFSA application process, why debt management is important, discusses grant and loan options, financial aid requirements, and 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
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid email account. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.
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
Thursday, May 11
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 internet safety. Registration is required and for all 3 weeks. Class is limited to 6 people. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Monday, May 15
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features of Google’s online storage and document services. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail account to attend.
Wednesday, May 17
7:00pm - 8:15pm
  Meet the author Alison O'Leary to learn about her book Inns & Adventures: A History and Explorer's Guide to Vermont, New Hampshire, and the Berkshires published by On Cape Publications in 2015. Have you ever wandered through the woods and wondered who'd been there before? New England... Read more
Thursday, May 18
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 internet safety. Registration is required and for all 3 weeks. Class is limited to 6 people. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Friday, May 19
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 second walk will be held at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol. Mount Hope Farm provides woodland, field, pond, and coastal habitats. We will walk the trails in... Read more
Monday, May 22
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, 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. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.
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
Tuesday, May 23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... Read more
Thursday, 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 internet safety. Registration is required and for all 3 weeks. Class is limited to 6 people. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Thursday, 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 how food played a role in her life and discusses what she will be cooking on May 25. "Cooking has been essential to me since my early... Read more
Tuesday, May 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... 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
Tuesday, June 06
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... 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
Tuesday, June 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... 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
Tuesday, June 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... Read more
Tuesday, June 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Spring Poetry Writing Workshop for adults. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from... 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!
Monday, August 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 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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