Due to COVID-19 Barrington Public Library will be CLOSED through April 5.

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  • Join librarian Doug Swiszcz on Zoom at 1 pm on Wed, April 1 for a virtual film chat about Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936, 87 minutes, in black and white). The film looks at the dehumanizing impact of machines on...
  • What You Need to Know About our Closure March 18, 2020 Today, Governor Gina Raimondo announced that following this week’s school vacation, Rhode Island public schools will remain closed until April 3. Barrington...
  • Reliable, Up-To-Date Information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease).   Rhode Island Department of Health https://health.ri.gov/diseases/respiratory/?parm=163  National Library of Medicine/Medline...
  • The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is available for free at Barrington Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting barringtonlibrary...
  • eZone is a digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video available anytime, anywhere with an internet connection. There are thousands of titles from New York Times bestsellers to Audie Award finalists,...

Upcoming Events

Tue, Mar 31
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Knitters and crocheters let's gather together for our March meetup of Stitch & Listen in a virtual setting via Zoom with librarian Jessica D'Avanza...
Wed, Apr 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be...
Wed, Apr 01
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join librarian Doug Swiszcz on Zoom at 1 pm on Wed, April 1 for a virtual film chat about Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936, 87 minutes, in...
Tue, Apr 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The Library's...
Tue, Apr 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, storage, and contacts. You do not need a Gmail or...
Tue, Apr 07
6:30pm - 8:30pm
This workshop focuses on ways to maintain or improve your mental health and removing the stigmas of mental illness in our culture. Led by Jordyn Hagar, a...
Wed, Apr 08
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Weather & STEM related activities! For kids in grades 1-5 only please. Registration required.
Mon, Apr 13
11:00am - 1:00pm
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Tue, Apr 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy the violin through singing, movement, games, and Fiddlestix.  Recommended for kids 3-7 years old. Free entry tickets will be available on Wednesday,...
Thu, Apr 16
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Find out what happens in the library after hours! Drop off your favorite stuffed animal in the Kids Room on Thursday, April 15 between 12 - 9 pm. We promise to...
Fri, Apr 17
9:30am - 10:15am
Eat breakfast with your teddy (in your pjs--or not) and see what adventures they encountered on their library sleepover. This program is open only to those...
Fri, Apr 17
11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for interactive storytelling of Sleeping Beauty. Discover how dancers tell stories without any words and why French is the language of ballet. Get up...
Mon, Apr 13
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Can you take the heat? Join us ahead of the bard's birthday and try reciting his work whilst eating a hot pepper. Bread, milk, etc...will be provided (if...
Tue, Apr 14
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meet Pee-wee. Someone stole his bicycle so he is off on an adventure to bring it back home. With breakfast for dinner! While supplies last.  Rated PG, (1985)...
Mon, May 04
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed, Apr 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be...
Wed, Apr 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read...
Wed, Apr 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
We are launching our first Mystery and Thriller Book Discussion Group! This group will alternate between a mystery and thriller title each month. Each title...
Mon, Apr 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly (usually) on the third Monday night of the month from 6:30...
Tue, Apr 21
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Join us to learn from author and licensed therapist, Terry Gaspard as she shares insights from her new book, The Re-Marriage Manual: How to Make...
Sat, Apr 25
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Come walk Jacob’s Point with guide Ben Gagliardi and learn about this sensitive tidal marsh and barrier beach featured in this year's Reading Across...
Wed, Apr 01
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join librarian Doug Swiszcz on Zoom at 1 pm on Wed, April 1 for a virtual film chat about Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936, 87 minutes, in...
Mon, Apr 13
11:00am - 1:00pm
G...
Fri, Apr 17
10:30am - 11:15am
Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn, Great Decisions brings you eight half-hour documentaries, each tackling a different challenge...
Sat, Apr 18
3:00pm - 6:30pm
The Game ChangersNo Rating (2019) 1 hr 48 mins The Game Changers documentary follows James Wilkes (elite Special Forces trainer and winner of...
Mon, Apr 20
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Mon, Apr 27
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Tue, Apr 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, storage, and contacts. You do not need a Gmail or...
Thu, Apr 09
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, storage, and contacts. You do not need a Gmail or...
Tue, Apr 14
10:00am - 12:00pm
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...
Thu, Apr 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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...
Tue, Apr 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Google Photos is a photo and video storage and sharing service. Learn how to access, navigate, organize, and download/upload pictures to Google Photos on your...
Thu, Apr 23
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Google Photos is a photo and video storage and sharing service. Learn how to access, navigate, organize, and download/upload pictures to Google Photos on your...
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