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  • Wed, August 21 at 1 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor). PleasantvilleRated PG-13  (1998) 2 hours and 4 minutes  Color and Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's BETWEEN FANTASY AND REALITY film...
  • A Universe of Stories, the theme to this year's Summer Reading Program, is under way. We have lots of special events and programs scheduled, so be sure to visit the Kids page, the Teens page, and/or the Adults page for...
  • Monday, August 26 at 10 am in the Westfall Children's Program Room (second floor).  Join recent Barrington High School graduate Will Drier, and his infamous puppet, Milliam for an interactive story time especially...
  • The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is available for free at Barrington Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting barringtonlibrary...
  • We are excited to announce a new service that allows you to easily keep track of events happening in Barrington. Burbio.com is a free website and app that organizes library, school, town government, and other local...

Upcoming Events

Wed, Aug 21
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents....
Wed, Aug 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
PleasantvilleRated PG-13  (1998) 2 hours and 4 minutes  Color and Black & White Part...
Mon, Aug 26
11:15am - 12:15pm
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents....
Wed, Aug 28
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents....
Wed, Aug 28
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Midnight in ParisRated PG-13  (2011) 94 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's...
Wed, Sep 04
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents....
Thu, Aug 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Dog's Way HomeRated PG (2019) 1hr 36 mins A female dog travels 400 hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness....
Mon, Sep 09
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer...
Fri, Sep 13
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in...
Sat, Sep 14
1:00pm - 2:00pm
An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities with their favorite adult.  Join us for stories, songs, and sensory exploration...
Mon, Sep 16
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer...
Wed, Sep 18
4:00pm - 4:45pm
School year kick-off! Grades 1 to 5 welcome! Registration required; 15 spaces available. 
Thu, Aug 22
3:30pm - 7:30pm
A drop-in session featuring our Oculus Go VR equipment.  Stop by and try some virtual reality! Summer Reading Raffles will be drawn at 7 pm! Free and open to...
Sat, Sep 21
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) is hosting an author panel as a membership drive and fundraiser. This event is co-sponsored by ...
Mon, Sep 30
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Design your own 3D object using TInkercad and other similar applications to be printed on our 3D printer. Meets every last Monday of the month. Drop by and...
Mon, Oct 07
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us as we comemmorate 70 years of George Orwell's 1984 with a two night read aloud. SIgn up to read a passage on the stage. First ten participants to sign...
Tue, Oct 08
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us as we comemmorate 70 years of George Orwell's 1984 with a two night read aloud. SIgn up to read a passage on the stage. First ten participants to sign...
Mon, Oct 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a book signing and reading by local teen author, Coral Isabella Aurora. Her new young adult novel, The Teenager's Guide to Surviving a Horror Film...
Mon, Sep 09
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink and...
Wed, Sep 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS CURRENTLY FULL. Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September...
Mon, Sep 16
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 pm....
Thu, Sep 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the power of personal  branding for entrepreneurs at Barrington Public Library, with author and brand mentor Rachel Dunham, who recently published a...
Sat, Sep 21
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) is hosting an author panel as a membership drive and fundraiser. This event is co-sponsored by ...
Wed, Oct 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS CURRENTLY FULL. Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September...
Wed, Aug 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
PleasantvilleRated PG-13  (1998) 2 hours and 4 minutes  Color and Black & White Part...
Wed, Aug 28
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Midnight in ParisRated PG-13  (2011) 94 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's...
Thu, Aug 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Dog's Way HomeRated PG (2019) 1hr 36 mins A female dog travels 400 hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness....
Thu, Sep 05
3:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us either before or after the screening of Green Book for a cinematic virtual reality experience "Traveling While Black,"...
Thu, Sep 05
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Green BookRated PG-13 (2018) 2 hrs 10 mins A working class Italian-American bouncer bonds with an African-American musician while chauffeuring...
Thu, Sep 05
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Green BookRated PG-13 (2018) 2 hrs 10 mins A working class Italian-American bouncer bonds with an African-American musician while chauffeuring...
Tue, Sep 10
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic...
Thu, Sep 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic...
Tue, Sep 17
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using...
Thu, Sep 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using...
Tue, Sep 24
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create, edit, and save a basic presentation. Register for either Tuesday, September 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm....
Thu, Sep 26
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to create, edit, and save a basic presentation. Register for either Tuesday, September 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm....