Adult Events

Friday, February 24
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged iPad, Apple ID and password, and questions. Registration is required. Co-sponsored by Barrington Senior Center
Monday, February 27
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
Wednesday, March 01
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
Monday, March 06
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us over a cup of coffee, tea and pastry as we discuss and share recommendations for great reads. New members are always welcome! To join this group, please call the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. Due to the second floor renovation, this group will meet in the Senior Center Lounge.   Co-... Read more
Monday, March 06
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 and light refreshments.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from... Read more
Tuesday, March 07
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, March 08
10:00am - 11:30am
This is a 3-week class on March 8, 15, & 22 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, March 10
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. Co-... Read more
Monday, March 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This year's Reading Across Rhode Island selection is Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. The library will have a book discussion on Monday, March 13 at 7 pm. It will be led by librarians Ben Hanley and Jane Granatino. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 247-1920 x2. For those who join the book... Read more
Wednesday, March 15
10:00am - 11:30am
This is a 3-week class on March 8, 15, & 22 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
Wednesday, March 15
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Meet Barrington author Mai Donohue as she talks about her new book Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl published in 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Mai tells her inspirational life story as a young girl from Vietnam's rice fields who risks everything to escape ... Read more
Monday, March 20
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, March 21
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, March 22
10:00am - 11:30am
This is a 3-week class on March 8, 15, & 22 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
Wednesday, March 22
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Everyone can draw! Enjoy a fun, stress-free, creative experience as artist Amy Grace Sloan brings you through the process of drawing and coloring a whimsical creature, from blank page to fully colored, frame-ready 5x7 image.  Does a completely blank page seem daunting to you? No worries. She will... Read more
Friday, March 24
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the basics of Gmail, including setting up an account, sending and receiving email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail account to attend the class. To sign up for a Gmail account, you will need to bring a cell phone that can receive text messages, or another active email address... Read more
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
Join us over a cup of coffee, tea and pastry as we discuss and share recommendations for great reads. New members are always welcome! To join this group, please call the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. Due to the second floor renovation, this group will meet in the Senior Center Lounge.   Co-... Read more
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 and light refreshments.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from... 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
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, 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
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
Monday, May 01
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us over a cup of coffee, tea and pastry as we discuss and share recommendations for great reads. New members are always welcome! To join this group, please call the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. Due to the second floor renovation, this group will meet in the Senior Center Lounge.   Co-... Read more
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 and light refreshments.  Free and open to adults of all ages.Meets the first Monday of every month from... 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
Join us over a cup of coffee, tea and pastry as we discuss and share recommendations for great reads. New members are always welcome! To join this group, please call the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. Due to the second floor renovation, this group will meet in the Senior Center Lounge.   Co-... Read more

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