Adult Events

Tuesday, October 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mandalas can be created using everyday materials. In this class we will be learning different creative techniques to create mandalas. Get ready to use your imagination!  All supplies will be provided. This is the second of three workshops on mandalas at the Library this fall, led by Candace Nadine... Read more
Wednesday, October 25
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1938) 102 minutes Color  Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley.  Co-Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. Enjoy... Read more
Thursday, October 26
7:00pm - 8:15pm
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, and how to find help. Visit each site below or download as an app. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.... Read more
Friday, October 27
6:30pm - 9:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Saturday, October 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Saturday, October 28
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to quilt an Irish Chain Lap Quilt with Rhode Island quilter Pamela Adams. This two-day workshop is a fun, introductory class for anyone who has always been interested in learning how to quilt. The class will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, 10/21 and 10/28. Students should have a basic... Read more
Sunday, October 29
11:00am - 3:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Monday, October 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn to prevent theft of your identity and about the latest scams in our area, with a representative from the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office. Some of the scams covered will be: healthcare scam, social security scam, charity scam, grandparent scam, and the IRS scam. Participants will... Read more
Monday, October 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
"Hampstead Stage Company’s original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein explores Victor Frankenstein’s maddening journey of creation and failure, with three actors playing multiple characters. Dr. Frankenstein, delirious from chasing his creation across the world, recounts his tragic... Read more
Tuesday, October 31
10:00am - 11:30am
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. Registration is required.
Wednesday, November 01
1:30pm - 3:15pm
Not Rated (1946) 85 minutes Black & White  Directed by Robert Siodmak.  Co-Starring: Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. A man is murdered, and it appears... Read more
Monday, November 06
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, November 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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.
Tuesday, November 07
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. If time permits, we will also look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions.... Read more
Wednesday, November 08
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Not Rated (1949) 115 minutes Black & White  Directed by William Wyler.  Co-Starring: Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. Based on... Read more
Wednesday, November 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us each month to relax, renew, and become a part of the present moment. Monthly Meditation runs the second Wednesday of the month from October thru May and includes 30 minutes of meditation and 30 minutes of a book discussion.  Our Monthly Meditation is led by Mary Scannell, a certified... Read more
Wednesday, November 08
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, November 09
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.
Thursday, November 09
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Cornelia Dean for a book talk of her new work, Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin. The book was published by Harvard University Press in March of 2017. The book seeks to equip nonscientists with a set of critical tools to evaluate the... Read more
Tuesday, November 14
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Registration is required. Please contact 401-247-1920 x2 with any questions. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel 2016.
Wednesday, November 15
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1952) 98 minutes Black & White  Directed by Henry Koster.  Co-Starring: Richard Burton Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. In 19th century England, a man (Richard Burton)... Read more
Thursday, November 16
10:00am - 11:30am
Basic Excel skills or equivalent required. Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 1 is strongly encouraged to be taken first. Expand your Excel knowledge and learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Make your Excel workbook pop by using pivot tables and graphs to... Read more
Thursday, November 16
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Navy Band Northeast's Top Brass Quintet is coming to Barrington Public Library.   The Top Brass Quintet’s performances are appreciated by audiences of all ages. Top Brass Quintet performs a wide range of musical styles encompassing traditional and modern brass literature to... Read more
Monday, November 20
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, November 28
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rated PG-13 (2016) 132 minutes Directed by Stuart HazeldineStarring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Aviv Alush, Radha Mitchell Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem... Read more
Tuesday, November 28
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features of Google’s online storage and document services. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail or Google account to attend.
Thursday, November 30
10:00am - 11:30am
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 class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid email account. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.
Thursday, November 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In this class, we will be creating mandalas that come alive! We will create eye-catching 3D mandalas. All you have to bring for this class is your imagination and your willingness to have fun! This is the last of three workshops about mandalas at the library this fall, led by Candace Nadine Breen.... Read more
Monday, December 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, December 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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.

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