Adult

First Monday of the Month Book Group

Chat about your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome. Contact the Reference Department to reserve your space at 401.247.1920 x302 or email janeg@barringtonlibrary.org.

Free and open to adults of all ages

The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group meets throughout the year, with the exception of Monday holidays when it will meet on the second Monday of the month. 

Chair Yoga

This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly.

Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926.

Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment and Barrington Public Library with a grant from the Bayside YMCA.

 

First Monday of the Month Book Group

The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group meets throughout the year, with the exception of Monday holidays when it will meet on the second Monday. Join us for a chat on Monday, August 6th at 10AM to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome! For more information, contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920, Ext. 2.

iPhone & iPad Basics

Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and password, and questions.

Register for either Tuesday, July 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 pm.

This tech class is being taught twice in July: a morning and an evening class. Please register for one option per class to allow more people to attend. Sign up for a Tech Help Desk session if you wish to have additional one-on-one instruction.

iPhone & iPad Basics

Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and password, and questions.

Register for either Tuesday, July 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 pm.

This tech class is being taught twice in July: a morning and an evening class. Please register for one option per class to allow more people to attend. Sign up for a Tech Help Desk session if you wish to have additional one-on-one instruction.

Facebook Privacy Basics

Learn the basics of Facebook's privacy and security settings, including passwords, timeline and tagging, blocking, and visibility, on Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 pm. This class is for active Facebook users. It is recommended to create a Facebook account prior to attending this class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid email account. Registration is recommended. Register below, or call 401-247-1920 x2. Free and open to all.

Facebook Basics

Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy, on Tuesday, July 17 at 10 am. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid email account. Registration is recommended. Register below, or call 401-247-1920 x2. Free and open to all.

Film Lecture: What's Up Doc?

Rated G (1972) 94 minutes Color

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.

Starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Austin Pendleton.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Director Peter Bogdanovich's homage to the screwball comedies of yesteryear finds kooky Judy Maxwell (Streisand) complicating the life of musicologist Howard Bannister (O'Neal) at a San Francisco hotel.

Film Lecture: The Odd Couple

Rated G (1968) 105 minutes Color

Directed by Gene Saks.

Starring Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Neil Simon's classic comedy about mismatched roommates Oscar Madison (Matthau) and Felix Ungar (Lemmon), trying to live together despite their disparate lifestyles.

Come enjoy the film in our newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable new seats and improved acoustics.

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