Events Listing

Tuesday, February 19
10:00am - 12:00pm
Microsoft Excel is a 2-hour class. Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel... Read more
Tuesday, February 19
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids will create stuffed felt penguins in this simple sewing class with Karen Katin of Stitchery RI. Individual instruction and supplies are provided, no expericed needed. Recommended for ages 8+. Register online or by calling 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to 12 spaces. 
Tuesday, February 19
3:00pm - 5:20pm
"The story of the legendary rock music band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live... Read more
Tuesday, February 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, February 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet the author Jill Farinelli for a presentation and reading of her book The Palatine Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship published by University Press of New England in 2017. Two days after Christmas in 1738, a British merchant ship traveling from the... Read more
Tuesday, February 19
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Bimonthly committee meeting
Tuesday, February 19
7:00pm - 8:45pm
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)
Wednesday, February 20
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, February 20
3:00pm - 11:00am
Ever wonder what happens at the library after hours? Drop your favorite stuffed friend off in the Kids Room for a sleepover and find out. We promise to take extra special care of them until you're reunited in the morning. Please drop your friends off between 10 am to 2 pm.  Only 20 sleeping bags... Read more
Wednesday, February 20
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Gather together and compete for prizes at Family Bingo Night! All bingo game supplies will be provided, along with a professional bingo caller. Popcorn and other light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome, free. This school vacation week event is sponsored by Barrington Public Library... Read more
Thursday, February 21
9:30am - 12:00pm
Are you living with chronic pain? Start the New Year by owning your health with a free six-week, small group chronic pain self-management program led by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a Stamford University evidence-... Read more
Thursday, February 21
10:00am - 11:00am
Eat breakast with your teddy and see what adventures they encountered on their library sleepover. Pajamas are welcome. This program is open only to those whose bears slept over at the library.
Thursday, February 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Winter is a great time to get outside and see some of the art and beauty of nature.  A winter scavenger hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve will help you and your family enjoy the outdoors and help sharpen your observation skills.  Participants will be provided with a list of items... Read more
Thursday, February 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Microsoft Excel is a 2-hour class. Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel... Read more
Thursday, February 21
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, February 22
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friday, February 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Witness firsthand how freelance illustrator Roger Andrews brings popular comic book characters to life in this up close and personal comic style demonstration. Roger's clients include Hasbro, Lego and Disney among others. He hopes to inspire kids to use their imaginations to create their own... Read more
Friday, February 22
2:00pm - 4:00pm
What makes a screenplay work?  How does it evolve from a story on the page to an actual movie?  In this 2-hour class for middle and high schoolers, you will learn the essentials of screenwriting, from the classic 3 act structure to the individual beats that make up scenes.  We will look at examples... Read more
Sunday, February 24
2:00pm - 3:30pm
In Chinese culture, tea is a rite of passage. Drinking tea unites the family, eases the flow of conversation and allows family members to pay respect to their heritage. Join Michelle Cheng, founder of Leafy Green Tea and Barrington-native, for a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and tasting. Learn... Read more
Monday, February 25
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, February 25
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 (fourth Monday when there is a holiday). Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table... Read more
Monday, February 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Improv club forming! Join Tom as he teaches us the basics of Improv and gives us a foundation for starting our own club. We plan on meeting the 3rd Monday of each month. No experience necessary! 
Monday, February 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
We are forming a new Lions Club in Barrington. This is an opportunity to become a charter member of the club. You do not need to be a Barrington resident to be a member of this club. During the meeting you will have the opportunity to meet other members and discuss possible club projects. We... Read more
Tuesday, February 26
10:00am - 12:00pm
Google Drive Basics is a 2-hour class. Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features of Google’s online storage and document services. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail account to attend.... Read more
Tuesday, February 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
This is a statewide meeting of grantees with Department of Health. The BAY Team is one of the grantees
Tuesday, February 26
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, February 27
10:30am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, February 27
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, February 27
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Science Fiction/Fantasy Writing Workshop. Have you ever wanted to write a science fiction or fantasy story but are not sure how to begin?  This workshop goes beyond general writing techniques and instead... Read more
Wednesday, February 27
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.

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