Thanksgiving Holiday hours: closing at 12:30 pm on Wed 11/25. Closed on Thu 11/26 & Fri 11/27. 

Events Listing

Tuesday, November 24
9:00am - 10:00am
Rhody Radio: RI Library Radio Online is a podcast that brings you voices from your neighbors around the state. Discover local writers, artists, experts, scholars, musicians, and performers from across the Ocean State, and enjoy lectures, stories, and conversations selected for you... Read more
Tuesday, November 24
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club is a brand new book club for adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: Sept 22 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas... Read more
Wednesday, November 25
9:00am - 11:30am
Sunday, November 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a free livestream concert on Thanksgiving weekend with American folk and country musicians Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards on Sunday, November 29 at 2 pm. Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards write songs that reflect their experience as factory workers, teachers, and community... Read more
Tuesday, December 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Tuesday, December 01
7:30pm - 8:30pm
As the days grow shorter and cooler, it can mean only one thing: it's time to get stitching!  Join librarian Jessica D'Avanza on Zoom for a 1/2 hour of listening to an episode of the Fiber Nation podcast and a 1/2 hour of catching up with your stitching neighbors. All forms of slow... Read more
Wednesday, December 02
9:00am - 11:30am
Wednesday, December 02
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, Facebook... Read more
Thursday, December 03
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join librarians Katie O'Kane, Primrose Hill School; Jamie Green, Sowams School; Lisa Lesinski, Barrington Public Library and parent Michelle Lefort, the recipient of the 2020 RI Library AssociatIon (RILA) Meritorious Friend of the Library award for the Family Book Club ... Read more
Thursday, December 03
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cookbook Club friends new and old, join your #cookbooklibrarian Jessica D'Avanza for our first cocktail hour with a virtual culinary scavenger hunt on Thursday, December 3 from 5 to 6 pm. Visit with your epicurean (albeit) virtual neighbors and compete for prizes that only... Read more
Monday, December 07
9:30am - 10:00am
There has been much written and discussed about mindfulness. Experience for yourself the definition of mindfulness and the tangible benefits, which you can incorporate into your daily life to improve well-being, focus, and outlook.   The library will offer three classes... Read more
Monday, December 07
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion GroupFirst Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted) Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one book... Read more
Wednesday, December 09
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom 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. ... Read more
Wednesday, December 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Saturday, December 12
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tired of the same ole holiday cookies? If you're nodding your head yes, please join us on Facebook Live with Simply Creative Chef Rob and experiment with three delicious recipes: holiday dozen cocoa oatmeal, chocolate walnut raisin and bakery-style sugar cookies.   Participants... Read more
Monday, December 14
12:15pm - 12:45pm
There has been much written and discussed about mindfulness. Experience for yourself the definition of mindfulness and the tangible benefits, which you can incorporate into your daily life to improve well-being, focus, and outlook.   The library will offer three classes via... Read more
Tuesday, December 15
7:30pm - 8:30pm
As the days grow shorter and cooler, it can mean only one thing: it's time to get stitching!  Join librarian Jessica D'Avanza on Zoom for a 1/2 hour of listening to an episode of the Fiber Nation podcast and a 1/2 hour of catching up with your stitching neighbors. All forms of slow... Read more
Wednesday, December 16
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hunt for snow globes and other special treasures at our winter wonderland scavenger hunt that ends with an epic snowball fight! Masks, gloves and warm coats are required to partake in this adventure. Please register as supplies are limited. Recommended for kids in grades 2 - 5. 
Wednesday, December 16
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Thursday, December 17
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join librarians Katie O'Kane, Primrose Hill School; Jamie Green, Sowams School; Lisa Lesinski, Barrington Public Library and parent Michelle Lefort, the 2020 Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) Meritorious Friend of the Library recipient for the Family Book Club ... Read more
Thursday, December 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join local author Peter Johnson as we discuss his book The Night Before Krampus  which just happens to take place in Barrington! First ten participants to sign up will receive a signed copy of the book and a snack to eat (which you must try your very hardest NOT to open until the 17th!)... Read more
Thursday, December 17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, December 21
7:30pm - 8:15pm
There has been much written and discussed about mindfulness. Experience for yourself the definition of mindfulness and the tangible benefits, which you can incorporate into your daily life to improve well-being, focus, and outlook.   The library will offer three classes via... Read more
Friday, January 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Monday, January 04
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion GroupFirst Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted) Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one book... Read more
Wednesday, January 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Wednesday, January 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Thursday, January 21
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, February 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Monday, February 01
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion GroupFirst Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted) Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one book... Read more

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