Events Listing

Tuesday, August 22
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Partipants will exercise their minds and make up some hilarious scenes. 
Saturday, August 26
12:00am - 12:00pm
Barrington 300 and Barrington Public Library offer a challenge to residents to participate in a Instagram Photo Contest on the theme of 24-hours in Barrington, “Morning, Noon, and Night” on Saturday, August 26. Share your town pride and photography skills with your neighbors and the world. Anyone... Read more
Monday, September 11
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Monday, September 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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.
Tuesday, September 12
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 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016.
Wednesday, September 13
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1957) 96 minutes Black & White  Directed by Sidney Lumet.  Starring: Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Ed Begley, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Klugman, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to... Read more
Wednesday, September 13
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.... Read more
Thursday, September 14
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, modify templates, and more. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Basics Part 1, or basic word processing skills. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016.... Read more
Monday, September 18
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, September 19
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 required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel 2016.
Tuesday, September 19
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the authors of Rhode Island Clam Shacks by Christopher Martin and David Norton Stone. A visual history of quahogging in the Ocean State. The book was published by The History Press in April 2017. Steamships once plied the waters of Narragansett Bay, carrying thousands of guests to... Read more
Tuesday, September 19
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.
Wednesday, September 20
1:30pm - 3:45pm
Not Rated (1957) 116 minutes Black & White  Directed by Billy Wilder.  Starring: Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Elsa Lanchester, Una O'Connor. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great... Read more
Thursday, September 21
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 contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.
Sunday, September 24
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barrington Public Library invites the community to an Open House Dedication of our completed renovation of the Children's Room and Entire Second Floor--A New Chapter: Upstairs.  Please join us for tours, a dedication of the completed project, and to see the beautiful new sculpture, Children's Room... Read more
Tuesday, September 26
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.
Wednesday, September 27
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Not Rated (1959) 160 minutes Black & White  Directed by Otto Preminger.  Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, George C. Scott, Eve Arden. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great courtroom dramas.... Read more
Thursday, September 28
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
Monday, October 02
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Monday, October 02
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.
Tuesday, October 03
9:00am - 10:30am
Join our librarians for a book preview, highlighting favorite reads from the past year and new titles being published this fall while enjoying breakfast at Atria Bay Spring Village.  Free and open to all.   Register below by September 26.
Wednesday, October 04
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Not Rated (1960) 128 minutes Black & White  Directed by Stanley Kramer.  Starring: Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Harry Morgan. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great courtroom dramas.... Read more
Wednesday, October 04
5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust, the Barrington Public Library and the Barrington Recreation Department invite you to a guided evening walk at Sowams Woods as part of Rhode Island Land Trust Days and the Barrington 300th anniversary. Enjoy the beauty of a sunset through the woods and a... Read more
Thursday, October 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Rated R (2016) 112 minutes Directed by Tate TaylorStarring: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family... Read more
Tuesday, October 10
10:00am - 11:30am
**Registration opens Tuesday, September 5.** Computer Basics, Part 1: Introduction to the Computer - Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse. This is an introductory class for beginners with minimal or no computer experience. Registration... Read more
Tuesday, October 10
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rated PG (2017) 120 minutes Directed by Lasse HallstromStarring: Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium.... Read more
Wednesday, October 11
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.... Read more
Thursday, October 12
10:00am - 11:30am
**Registration opens Tuesday, September 5.** Computer Basics, Part 2: Internet & Search Engines - Learn about the Internet, including how to access and navigate a web browser and use search engines. Registration is required. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-... Read more
Tuesday, October 17
10:00am - 11:30am
**Registration opens Tuesday, September 5.** Computer Basics, Part 3: Gmail Basics - Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail or email account to attend this class. If you do have a Gmail account, please bring your email... Read more
Tuesday, October 17
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.

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