The Library will close at 12:30 pm on Wed, Nov 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and reopen at 9 am on Sat, Nov 30.

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  • NaNoWriMo Write-In session all-day on Saturday, November 23 in the Collis Family Gallery. National Novel Writing Month - NaNoWriMo - takes place during the month of November. Writers, both beginners and experienced, are...
  • Sunday, November 24 at 2 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium (second floor).  In July of 1945, the USS Indianapolis was assigned the duty of bringing the atomic bomb to an island air base for use against Japan. Having...
  • Friday, November 29 at either 9:30 am or 11 am at Johannis Wildlife Preserve. Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres...
  • Facebook Basics on Tuesday, December 3 at 10 am OR Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 pm.Instagram, Twitter, & YouTube on Tuesday, December 10 at 10 am OR Thursday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. Register after the link above or...
  • SIGN THE PETITION TELL MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS THAT YOU DEMAND #EBOOKSFORALL Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan Publishers will allow libraries to purchase only one copy of each new eBook title for the first eight weeks...

Upcoming Events

Sat, Nov 23
9:00am - 5:00pm
National Novel Writing Month - NaNoWriMo - takes place during the month of November. Writers, both beginners and experienced, are encouraged...
Sun, Nov 24
2:00pm - 3:15pm
In July of 1945, the USS Indianapolis was assigned the duty of bringing the atomic bomb to an island air base for use against Japan. Having completed her...
Mon, Nov 25
11:15am - 12:15pm
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 27
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....
Fri, Nov 29
9:30am - 10:45am
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of...
Fri, Nov 29
11:00am - 12:15pm
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of...
Fri, Nov 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in...
Sat, Nov 23
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 stories, songs and sensory exploration...
Mon, Nov 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Tue, Nov 26
11:00am - 12:30pm
Sing songs, play instruments and have fun with Mr. Rowland! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Drop-in, free. 
Fri, Nov 29
9:30am - 10:45am
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of...
Fri, Nov 29
11:00am - 12:15pm
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of...
Mon, Nov 25
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Design your own 3D object using Tinkercad and other similar applications to be printed on our 3D printer. Meets every last Monday of the month. Drop by and...
Sat, Dec 07
2:00pm - 3:30pm
A Gathering of Celtic and Christmas will combine songs, tunes, history and stories from England, Ireland and Scotland with the Music of Christmas. Familiar,...
Mon, Dec 09
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for some Virtual Reality! Try out the Rift or one of our Oculus Go's. Ask about new experiences that are added periodically. Have a request? Let us...
Mon, Dec 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Teen Librarian Tanya and Children's Librarian Miss Lisa in our first ever Graphic Novel Book Club. Our first selection is "The New Kid" by Jerry Craft. We...
Tue, Dec 10
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn everything you need to know to start a Dungeons & Dragons group. One lucky participant will win a D&D essentials kit.  
Thu, Dec 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Code: Debugging the Gender GapNot Rated (2015) 51 mins Tech jobs are growing three times faster than our colleges are producing computer...
Sun, Dec 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...
Fri, Dec 06
6:00pm - 8:15pm
Acclaimed novelist and memoirist Ann Hood joins us at Meraki Stitch Studio in Warren for an evening of food, books and knitting! Space...
Mon, Dec 09
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Book Group, meeting the second Monday of the month from 12 to 1:30pm.  Bring your own lunch and we'll provide something to drink...
Wed, Dec 11
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, Dec 16
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, Jan 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...
Mon, Nov 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Sat, Nov 30
1:00pm - 3:00pm
(1996) PG 1h 42m "Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst...
Mon, Dec 02
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Mon, Dec 09
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Mon, Dec 09
1:00pm - 3:30pm
(1990) PG 1h 43min An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by...
Thu, Dec 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Code: Debugging the Gender GapNot Rated (2015) 51 mins Tech jobs are growing three times faster than our colleges are producing computer...
Tue, Dec 03
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 05
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 10
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,...
Thu, Dec 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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,...