The Library will be closing at 3 PM on Friday, December 19, due to storm conditions. As of this date, it looks as if we will be open on Saturday and Sunday, unless serious storm conditions persist.
Barrington Library is very pleased to have received a grant from the Champlin Foundations for $10,750 to install new air conditioning for the computer network room at the library. In addition, the Champlin Foundations gave more than $14,000 on behalf of Barrington Library to Ocean State Library Network, to be used to purchase new computers and other computer related hardware for the library.
There’s going to be a major U.S. census taken in 2010. There will be many thousands of of good paying, part time jobs available for census workers in Rhode Island alone.Barrington Library will serve as a testing and training site. For more information, and to check out a sample employment test, go to the library reference desk.
There was an article in today’s Providence Journal about live homework help via Tutor.com. The real time homework help is offered in the afternoons and evenings through Rhode Island’s public libraries, including Barrington Library. Just click on ‘live homework help’ on Barrington Library’s homepage, or follow the link below:
Second Story Theater in Warren is presenting an outstanding and deeply moving adaptation of the Miracle Worker by William Gibson right now. Go see the play, but if you can’t make it, or even if you can, don’t let your appreciation of Helen Keller stop there. The library has copies of the Miracle Worker as well as many excellent books written by or about the extraordinary Helen Keller. They are truly inspirational. Check them out!