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  • The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Barrington Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting ...
  • Wednesday, March 20 at 1 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor)  Gosford ParkRated R (2001) 2 hours and 11 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's MURDER AT THE MOVIES film lecture series, with pre-...
  • Borrow a Binge Box from your library! Binge watch movies featuring your favorite actors, directors, or genres and get four or five movies for three weeks, along with a complimentary bag of microwave popcorn! We create...
  • Borrow a Launchpad, Roku, or Hotspot from your library! PLAYAWAY LAUNCHPAD Check out a Playaway Launchpad tablet, pre-loaded with interactive content. Easy to navigate and use. No download time. No need for WiFi. ...
  • 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

Mon, Mar 18
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, Mar 18
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or...
Mon, Mar 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 pm....
Tue, Mar 19
10:00am - 11:30am
THIS DISCUSSION GROUP IS NOW FULL. To be added to the waiting list contact jessicad@barringtonlibrary....
Tue, Mar 19
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to create strong passwords, evaluate websites,...
Tue, Mar 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Living Literature is a collective of Rhode Island based artists and educators who teach literature through a unique and imaginative process. Participants...
Mon, Mar 18
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or...
Mon, Mar 18
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer...
Wed, Mar 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Put your Young Naturalist hat on and explore cool, natural artifacts from our local ecosystems: salt marshes, forests, meadows and sandy shores. Kids will...
Thu, Mar 21
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...
Fri, Mar 22
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, Mar 25
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or...
Mon, Mar 18
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or...
Mon, Mar 18
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 third Monday of...
Tue, Mar 19
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...
Wed, Mar 20
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Feature documentary, Into the Light focuses on Brendan O’Toole, a former Marine, and his struggle to assimilate back into...
Mon, Mar 25
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or...
Mon, Mar 25
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop by anytime to try out a host of virtual reality experiences on our Oculus RIft or one of our Oculus Go's.  Free and open to teens in grades 6 to 12.
Mon, Mar 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 pm....
Tue, Mar 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet the architect and author Katie Hutchison for a presentation of her latest book The New Cottage, published by Taunton Press in...
Mon, Apr 01
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...
Tue, Apr 02
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This year's Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) selection is What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha, a powerful memoir of Mona's...
Wed, Apr 10
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, Apr 15
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....
Mon, Mar 18
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer...
Wed, Mar 20
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Gosford ParkRated R (2001) 2 hours and 11 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's...
Mon, Mar 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer...
Mon, Mar 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm
PG (2018) 1hr and 52 minSix years after the events of Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a WiFi router in their arcade, leading them...
Wed, Mar 27
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Murder on the Orient ExpressRated PG-13 (2017) 1 hour and 54 minutes  Color Part of...
Thu, Mar 28
6:30pm - 9:00pm
What does it mean to be American? How do Americans from diverse backgrounds understand and shape the American creed? What is your family's American...
Tue, Mar 19
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to create strong passwords, evaluate websites,...
Thu, Mar 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to create strong passwords, evaluate websites,...
Tue, Mar 26
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Internet, & Search Engines: Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse/touchpad, and the Internet,...
Tue, Apr 16
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, Apr 18
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, Apr 23
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,...