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Events Listing

Tuesday, September 22
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, September 22
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, September 23
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn more about our three newest entertainment platforms for reading ebooks & audiobooks, watching movies, and reading digital magazines hoopla, ... Read more
Wednesday, September 23
10:00am - 10:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Friday, September 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Tuesday, September 29
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Play Bring Your Own Book! All you need is a book. ANY book you have laying around. Players search through books for text to take out of context using the prompts given.  We will judge the best response as a group. Person with the most points at the end will get to pick out and take home a free book... Read more
Wednesday, September 30
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn about all the free resources and databases you have access to as a Rhode Island resident and/or Barrington card holder. From AskRi.org, Universal Class, and Ancestry.com to Gale Virtual Reference Library and Mango Languages, you have a... Read more
Wednesday, September 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
An outdoor, interactive musical story time presentation with children's author Julie Garnett. Sing songs that have become books and read books that have become songs. Books also will be available for purchase and signing. This program is limited to 25 attendees to ensure the safety of all... Read more
Friday, October 02
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Monday, October 05
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
Tuesday, October 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Led by Rick Morin of Rhythm Room, kids will create their own music with everyday household items in a fun, imaginative way. This exploration of sound is a perfect way to kick-start their own musical journeys. For all ages. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Made possible by the... Read more
Wednesday, October 07
10:00am - 10:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Wednesday, October 07
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Gmail is Google's free online email service. 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
Friday, October 09 to Friday, October 30
10:00am - 4:00pm
Take a family stroll this October and enjoy a special Story Walk at Sowams Woods (NOT Sowams School), a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property. Stroll this one-mile loop and read "The Belonging Tree" by Maryann Cocca-Leffler while you enjoy the beautiful trails of this... Read more
Wednesday, October 14
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features of Google’s online storage and document services including Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. PLEASE NOTE: This class will be held virtually via Zoom. After you register... Read more
Wednesday, October 14
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, October 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Virtual Q&A Book Chat with author of the Ascendance Series, Jennifer Nielsen. Be ready to ask her about all of your favorite characters in this thriller of a series. Book four, The Captive Kingdom, comes out in early October. Participants who purchase a copy of the book (... Read more
Thursday, October 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, October 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
"Night and day. Summer and winter. Seedtime and harvest. Life and death. That's what Halloween is, all rolled up into one" (Bradbury). A book that holds a brief history of Halloween by masterful storyteller Ray Bradbury. Please register and join us to make your own Halloween Tree. You can pick up... Read more
Wednesday, October 21
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Google Photos is a photo and video storage and sharing service. Learn how to access, navigate, organize, and download/upload pictures to Google Photos on your media device. This is an informational and demonstration class. PLEASE NOTE:... Read more
Wednesday, October 21
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
Wednesday, October 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Miss Lisa on Zoom and chat about William Ritter's latest release, "The Unready Queen," Book Two of The Oddmire Series. We'll share ideas, play a kahoot and revisit our friends Tin, Cole & Fable from Book One: "The Changeling." Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Recommended... Read more
Thursday, October 22
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stroll the library grounds with Barrington Land Conservation Trust educators and discover natural treasures in your own town. Participants will explore the terrain near the duck pond and Barrington River. Registration is required as space is limited; all ages are welcome. Please forfeit your... Read more
Tuesday, October 27
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
Thursday, October 29
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate tricks or treats with Toe Jam’s original Halloween songs & puppets. Kids can dress in Halloween garb (or not) and enjoy some spooky songs and silly fun! To ensure the safety of all attendees, this program is limited to 25 spaces. Masks are required upon entering and exiting the... Read more
Monday, November 02
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, November 04
12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, November 04
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
Thursday, November 05
9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday, November 06
9:00am - 4:00pm

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