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  • Monday, August 21 at 2 pm  Location: Barrington Public Library Join us for a viewing of the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 2 pm on library grounds! Stop by our tent for a snack, craft, keepsake button, and solar...
  • Saturday, August 26 from 12 am to 11:59 pm  Location: On Your Own Around Town Barrington 300 and Barrington Public Library offer a challenge to residents to participate in a Instagram Photo Contest on the theme of 24-...
  • Summer is here and it's time for the annual Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This year's theme is Build a Better World. We have lots of special programs scheduled, so be sure to visit the...
  • Summer Hours: July & August only. Monday-Thursday: 9 am to 8 pmFriday-Saturday: 9 am to 5pmSunday: closed Please plan your library visits accordingly. Click the link below for our full Holiday Closings.
  • Learn something new today with Universal Class! Choose from over 500 online continuing education courses, including courses for personal development. Courses include Microsoft Office, accounting, Windows 10, and more!...

Upcoming Events

Sat, Aug 26
12:00am - 12:00pm
Barrington 300 and Barrington Public Library offer a challenge to residents to participate in a Instagram Photo Contest on the theme of 24-hours in Barrington...
Mon, Sep 11
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Mon, Sep 11
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...
Tue, Sep 12
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-...
Wed, Sep 13
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1957) 96 minutes Black & White  Directed by Sidney Lumet.  Starring: Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Ed Begley, Lee J. Cobb, Jack...
Wed, Sep 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or...
Sat, Aug 26
12:00am - 12:00pm
Barrington 300 and Barrington Public Library offer a challenge to residents to participate in a Instagram Photo Contest on the theme of 24-hours in Barrington...
Sun, Sep 24
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barrington Public Library invites the community to an Open House Dedication of our completed renovation of the Children's Room and Entire Second Floor--A New...
Wed, Oct 04
5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust, the Barrington Public Library and the Barrington Recreation Department invite you to a guided evening walk at Sowams...
Tue, Aug 22
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Partipants will exercise their minds and make up some hilarious scenes. 
Sat, Aug 26
12:00am - 12:00pm
Barrington 300 and Barrington Public Library offer a challenge to residents to participate in a Instagram Photo Contest on the theme of 24-hours in Barrington...
Tue, Sep 19
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.
Sun, Sep 24
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barrington Public Library invites the community to an Open House Dedication of our completed renovation of the Children's Room and Entire Second Floor--A New...
Wed, Oct 04
5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust, the Barrington Public Library and the Barrington Recreation Department invite you to a guided evening walk at Sowams...
Tue, Oct 17
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.
Mon, Sep 11
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Wed, Sep 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or...
Mon, Sep 18
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...
Mon, Oct 02
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Tue, Oct 03
9:00am - 10:30am
Join our librarians for a book preview, highlighting favorite reads from the past year and new titles being published this fall while enjoying breakfast at...
Wed, Oct 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or...
Wed, Sep 13
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1957) 96 minutes Black & White  Directed by Sidney Lumet.  Starring: Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Ed Begley, Lee J. Cobb, Jack...
Wed, Sep 20
1:30pm - 3:45pm
Not Rated (1957) 116 minutes Black & White  Directed by Billy Wilder.  Starring: Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Elsa...
Wed, Sep 27
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Not Rated (1959) 160 minutes Black & White  Directed by Otto Preminger.  Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, George C....
Wed, Oct 04
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Not Rated (1960) 128 minutes Black & White  Directed by Stanley Kramer.  Starring: Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, Gene Kelly, Dick York,...
Thu, Oct 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Rated R (2016) 112 minutes Directed by Tate TaylorStarring: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans Come see...
Tue, Oct 10
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rated PG (2017) 120 minutes Directed by Lasse HallstromStarring: Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad Come see movies...
Tue, Sep 12
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-...
Thu, Sep 14
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, modify templates, and more. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Basics Part 1, or basic word processing...
Tue, Sep 19
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is...
Thu, Sep 21
10:00am - 11:15am
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please...
Tue, Sep 26
10:00am - 11:15am
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, Sep 28
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Have you heard of the Cloud, but you're not quite sure what that means or where to go to access it?  Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn...