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  • Saturday, May 25 at 2:30 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor). Barrington Community Theatre will present a peformance of Shakespeare's Macbeth. The loyal and brave Macbeth is confused when three strange...
  • Wednesday, May 29 at 1 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor)  The Queen Rated PG-13 (2006) 103 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's NOTHING LIKE A DAME: BRITAIN'S HONORED ACTRESSES film lecture...
  • Tue, June 4 at 10 am in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor). American Creed NR (2018) 82 mins In the documentary film, recognizing their social and political differences, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza...
  • Tuesdays at 10 am OR Thursdays at 6:30 pm during June in the Residential Properties Meeting Room (library second floor). Tech classes include:Gmail Basics on Tuesday, June 4 at 10 am OR Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 pmGoogle...
  • We are excited to announce a new service that allows you to easily keep track of events happening in Barrington. Burbio.com is a free website and app that organizes library, school, town government, and other local...

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 29
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, May 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rated PG-13 (2006) 103 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's NOTHING LIKE...
Wed, May 29
2:30pm - 5:30pm
A training program addressing teen suicide run by Bradley Hospital clinicians. The Columbia Protocol, also known as the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale...
Mon, Jun 03
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, Jun 03
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Mon, Jun 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library is starting a pilot program for veterans to write down and share their experiences within...
Wed, May 29
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hang out with Quincy and Lisa --an amazing therapy dog team--and learn first-hand how much patience it takes to be a therapy dog. Educational facts and...
Thu, May 30
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 between the...
Fri, May 31
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...
Sat, Jun 01
1:00pm - 2:00pm
An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities with their favorite adult.  Join us for a story, song and sensory exploration...
Mon, Jun 03
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Wed, Jun 05
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experiment with UV Beads and learn about the importance of safe sun exposure. Free and open to kids in grades 1-5 Space is limited. Register using the form...
Thu, May 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meets the last Thursday of each month. New members welcome. Place your hold ...
Tue, Jun 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drop in and learn some new card games or play some old ones! Meet new people! Bring a deck if you have one. 
Tue, Jun 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drop in and learn some new card games or play some old ones! Meet new people! Bring a deck if you have one. 
Mon, Jun 17
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Make something using anything and everything we have on hand, which is a lot!! Come see for yourself! Free and open to teens in grades 6 to 12Drop-in program
Tue, Jun 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drop in and learn some new card games or play some old ones! Meet new people! Bring a deck if you have one. 
Mon, Jun 03
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Wed, Jun 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, Jun 24
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....
Tue, Aug 20
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Reading at the beach or in the backyard on the hammock is a great way to relax in the summer. But what if we told you that at one time in our history, there...
Mon, Sep 09
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Mon, Sep 09
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Wed, May 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rated PG-13 (2006) 103 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's NOTHING LIKE...
Mon, Jun 03
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Tue, Jun 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
American Creed NR (2018) 82 mins In the documentary film, recognizing their social and political differences, Former Secretary of State...
Mon, Jun 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Unrated (1938) 59 mins, AudioWar of the Worlds, the 1938 radio broadcast directed and narrated by Orson Welles.We're kicking off the "...
Wed, Nov 06
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a...
Wed, Nov 13
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a...
Tue, Jun 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail or email...
Thu, Jun 06
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail or email...
Tue, Jun 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Google Drive is a free cloud-based storage services that allows users to store and access files online. Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features...
Thu, Jun 13
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Google Drive is a free cloud-based storage services that allows users to store and access files online. Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features...
Thu, Jun 20
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...
Tue, Jun 25
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...