Library will close at 12:30 pm on Wed, Nov 21 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and reopen Sat, Nov 24 at 9 am.

Book Discussion

Reading in the Kitchen: A Cookbook Club

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. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting. 

Registration is required. Space is limited.

To register, contact Community Engagement Librarian Jessica D’Avanza at jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401.247.1920 x7.

Meet the Author: Gluten & Gluten Free Cooking in Perfect Harmony (Books 1 & 2)

Meet the author Lucie Cote Contente for a recipe tasting and signing of her books, Gluten & Gluten-Free Cooking in Perfect Harmony  and Gluten & Gluten Free Cooking in Perfect Harmony Take 2 published by Outskirts Press.

What makes this book different from other gluten free books is that the recipes are written for everyone---people with and without gluten issues.

Food Lit Book Club

Food Lit Book Club is a chance to read memoir, history, politics and culture about a favorite subject: food. Discussions will be led by a guest facilitator who is an expert in their field. The group meets quarterly and is limited to 15 participants each session. Register using the form below.

This November join us to discuss, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain with guest facilitator Matt Gennuso, head chef and co-owner of Chez Pascal & the Wurst Kitchen in Providence.

Reading in the Kitchen: a Cookbook Club

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 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting. 

Registration is required. Space is limited.

To register, contact Community Engagement Librarian Jessica D’Avanza at jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401.247.1920 x7.

Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group

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 assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy Christy and librarian Jane Granatino will lead the discussions, but participants are encouraged to bring their own questions as well.

This will be the last meeting for the year, on June 12. Literary Pairings will resume in September.

Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group

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 assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy Christy and librarian Jane Granatino will lead the discussions, but participants are encouraged to bring their own questions as well.

This group is limited to 15 participants. For more information or to register for this group, contact Jane at the Reference Desk at 247-1920 x2. 

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