Events Listing

Saturday, August 18
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Students in grades three to eight are invited to create their own artwork, depicting a healthy and resilient environment. Create zentangle artwork, wetland collages and stained glass planet Earth. Free and open to students in grades three to eight. Space is limited. Register in the Children's Room... Read more
Monday, August 20
11:00am - 12:00pm
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, August 20
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join Tom as he teaches us the basics of improv and gives us a foundation for our new club. We plan on meeting the 2nd Monday of each month. No experience necessary!  Sponsored by Friends of Barrington Public Library
Monday, August 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, August 21
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. (Please note: Groups are now full. If you are interested in forming one please email tanya@barringtonlibrary.org)
Tuesday, August 21
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Just in time for school! Design and sew your own journal. No sewing experience necessary. 
Wednesday, August 22
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, August 22
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. No instruction is provided.
Friday, August 24
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate the summer with a twilight paddle on Hundred Acre Cove. Join community members as we paddle around the Cove and up the Runnins River.   The paddle will begin at 5:30 pm and end around sunset. We hope to get a peek at the rising moon as well.   Bring your own kayak or canoe. A PFD is... Read more
Monday, August 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, August 27
6:00pm - 8:00pm
 View the trailer here. Written and Directed by Andrew Gerstenblatt. Assistant Director: Olivia Darling. Music by The Development. Starring: Nate Dirksen, Evan Weinstein & Grace Larner Featuring: - Q & A after the... Read more
Wednesday, August 29
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Tuesday, September 04
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. (Please note: Groups are now full. If you are interested in forming a new group, please email tanya@barringtonlibrary.org)
Wednesday, September 05
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, September 10
10:00am - 11:30am
The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group meets throughout the year, with the exception of Monday holidays when it will meet on the second Monday. Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome! For... Read more
Monday, September 10
11:00am - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Monday, September 10
11:00am - 12:00pm
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Tuesday, September 11
10:00am - 10:30am
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for our youngest patrons. Interactive fun and board book sharing time for big and small people alike at the end of each session. Recommended, but not limited to, kids 3-months to 18-months.  Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, September 11
11:00am - 11:30am
Engaging stories, songs and movement designed especially for our wiggle worms. Appropriate for toddlers 18-months+ who are ready for longer stories and interative participation. Please bring your big person to each session.  Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, September 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. If time permits, we will also look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. Register for either... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
10:00am - 10:45am
Stories, songs and activities for kids ages three to five years. Relevant themes, critical thinking and interactive participation will be emphasized in this story time, as we prepare your little ones for school by reading, listening and following directions. Drop-in, free.
Wednesday, September 12
11:00am - 11:30am
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for our youngest patrons. Interactive fun and board book sharing time for big and small people alike at the end of each session. Recommended but not limited to kids 3 to 18 months.  Drop-in, free.
Wednesday, September 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island is the family-friendly animated sequel to The Boxcar Children, based on the beloved classic books by Gertrude Chandler Warner. The Alden children have a home with their grandfather now—but their adventures are just beginning! The first surprise comes when they... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's weekly Cross-Genre Writing Club from Sept 12 to Dec 19. This peer-led writing group will offer a chance to gather with fellow writers in a supportive environment in which to share your work. Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Thursday, September 13
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. If time permits, we will also look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. Register for either... Read more
Thursday, September 13
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 4 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Thursday, September 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Community String Project comes to Barrington Public Library for a "String Instrument Playground." Adults can get up close and personal with a violin, viola, cello, bass and classical guitar to introduce adults to their programs. Free and open to adults of all ages.   Community String Project (... Read more
Thursday, September 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A three-week workshop taught by Julie Gerstenblatt which will teach brainstorming, revising, drafting and editing.  Julie, a local Barrington resident, holds a doctorate in Education from Columbia University and is a published writer.  Learn more about Julie at... Read more

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