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  • Thursday, November 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic with us, muggle style! Fantastic Feasts for Fantastic Beasts - Thursday, November 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Family Program Room...
  • Registration is open for: Microsoft Excel Basics on Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 pm.Google Drive Basics on Tuesday, November 27 at 10 am OR Thursday, November 29 at 6:30 pm. Facebook Basics on Tuesday, December 4 at 10...
  • Sun, Nov 18 at 2 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (Second Floor) Naval historian Robert Begin discusses the loss of The USS Quincy. From the ship's launching in 1936 at the Fore River Shipyard to its service during...
  • Wed, Nov 28 from 4 to 6 pm in the Residential Properties Meeting Room 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...
  • Borrow a Launchpad, Roku, or Hotspot from your library! Barrington Public Library now has Launchpads, Rokus, and Hotspots available for you to borrow.  Playaway Launchpad Check out our Playaway Launchpad tablets, pre-...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Nov 15
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...
Sun, Nov 18
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Naval historian Robert Begin discusses the loss of The USS Quincy. From the ship's launching in 1936 at the Fore River Shipyard to its service during World War...
Mon, Nov 19
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....
Mon, Nov 19
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....
Wed, Nov 21
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....
Wed, Nov 21
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....
Thu, Nov 15
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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...
Thu, Nov 15
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Muggle mania continues as we await the upcoming film release of the Fantastic Beasts 2.  Join us as we create a feast fit for a beast (while supplies last)....
Fri, Nov 16
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For...
Mon, Nov 19
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with...
Mon, Nov 19
1:00pm - 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...
Wed, Nov 21
10:00am - 11:00am
Celebrate the spirit of Thanksgiving with crafts and activities for all ages. Limited to 20 participants. Register online or by calling (401) 247-1920 x4.
Thu, Nov 15
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Muggle mania continues as we await the upcoming film release of the Fantastic Beasts 2.  Join us as we create a feast fit for a beast (while supplies last)....
Mon, Nov 19
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...
Tue, Nov 20
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...
Fri, Nov 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of...
Tue, Dec 04
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 a new group, please email...
Tue, Dec 11
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to code a LEGO robot and more! No experience necessary.
Mon, Nov 19
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....
Thu, Nov 29
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Lucie Cote Contente for a recipe tasting and signing of her books, Gluten & Gluten-Free Cooking in Perfect...
Mon, Dec 03
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...
Wed, Dec 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...
Mon, Jan 07
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...
Wed, Jan 09
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...
Mon, Nov 19
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with...
Mon, Nov 26
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with...
Tue, Nov 27
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rated PG-13 (2018) 1 hour and 34 mins Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound, in...
Tue, Nov 27
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Rated PG-13 (2018) 1 hour and 34 mins Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound, in...
Mon, Dec 03
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with...
Mon, Dec 10
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with...
Thu, Nov 15
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...
Tue, Nov 27
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...
Thu, Nov 29
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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...
Tue, Dec 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the...
Thu, Dec 06
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the...
Tue, Dec 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
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,...