The library will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day weekend.

Adult Events

Tuesday, May 22
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Register for either Tuesday, May 22 at 10 am OR Thursday, May 24 at 7 pm. This tech class is being... Read more
Wednesday, May 23
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, May 23
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the library will provide the podcast and light refreshments.  Free and open to adults of all ages. No instruction is provided.
Thursday, May 24
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Register for either Tuesday, May 22 at 10 am OR Thursday, May 24 at 7 pm. This tech class is being... Read more
Thursday, May 24
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Donna DeLeo Bruno for a book presentation and signing of her book, Books That Transport to Other Places  published by Stillwater Press in August 2017. Reviews of books to-good-to miss with a supplement for and about kids. Donna... Read more
Friday, May 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1963) 94 minutes Black & White  Directed by Ralph Nelson. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actor Sidney Poitier. Poitier won the Best Actor Academy Award for playing an itinerant handyman who... Read more
Wednesday, May 30
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Friday, June 01
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Not Rated (1965) 105 minutes Black & White  Directed by Guy Green. Co-starring Elizabeth Hartman, Shelley Winters, Wallace Ford. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actor Sidney Poitier. A sheltered blind white... Read more
Monday, June 04
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, June 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Monday, June 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Tuesday, June 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Wednesday, June 06
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, June 06
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more
Friday, June 08
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Not Rated (1967) 110 minutes Color Directed by Norman Jewison. Co-starring Rod Steiger, Lee Grant. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actor Sidney Poitier. A sheriff (Rod Steiger) in a small, racially explosive... Read more
Monday, June 11
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, June 11
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Tuesday, June 12
10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Basics, Part 1: Introduction to the Computer - Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse/touchpad. This is an introductory class for beginners with minimal or no computer experience. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the... Read more
Tuesday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Tuesday, June 12
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Bob Wyss for a book presentation and signing of his book, The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower published by Columbia University Press in 2016. David Brower (1912–2000) was a central figure in the modern environmental... Read more
Wednesday, June 13
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, June 13
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more
Wednesday, June 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or characters.... Read more
Thursday, June 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Part 1: Introduction to the Computer - Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse/touchpad. This is an introductory class for beginners with minimal or no computer experience. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the... Read more
Monday, June 18
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, June 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 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting.  Registration is required. This... Read more
Tuesday, June 19
10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Basics, Part 2: Internet & Search Engines - Learn about the Internet, including how to access and navigate a web browser and use search engines. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Tuesday, June 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Wednesday, June 20
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. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, June 20
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more

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