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Adult Events

Monday, March 01 to Wednesday, March 31
9:00am - 7:00pm
Runs through March.  Join us as we celebrate Will Eisner Week(s), an annual celebration honoring the legacy of the champion of the graphic novel. This international event is dedicated to promoting graphic novel literacy, free speech, and the sequential arts.  Take a stroll at your leisure at... Read more
Wednesday, March 03 to Saturday, March 27
9:00am - 7:00pm
Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. The scene must come from a book OR film. One entry per family or individual. The top two favorites will be awarded prize packs. Participants can begin dropping off their dioramas at a designated table near the circulation desk starting on Saturday,... Read more
Wednesday, March 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Thursday, March 11
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Walk through our Graphic Novel Story Walk, stop by our chiminea, draw something on one of our many stand-up whiteboards and watch some videos about the world of graphic novels on our inflatable movie screen,  Snacks will be provided while supplies last! Please register to help us plan. 
Wednesday, March 17
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10:00am via Zoom As more and more things move online, Internet safety has become more important than ever. The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn’t drive without buckling your seatbelt or ride a bike without a helmet,... Read more
Wednesday, March 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Tuesday, March 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club welcomes adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include:  MARCH 23 Pet by Akwaeke Emezi ... Read more
Wednesday, March 24
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10:00am via Zoom While it may be convenient, choosing the same, easy-to-guess password for all your online accounts is potentially the worst thing you can do for your online safety. Doing this makes it easy for cybercriminals to gain access to your private... Read more
Wednesday, March 31
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10:00am via Zoom Have you ever seen an article shared on Facebook that seems too strange to be true? Have you ever shared a compelling headline on social media without reading the full text? Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by the amount of information on the... Read more
Thursday, April 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Thursday, April 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a virtual book discussion on Zoom of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds, a remix of Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi.  Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You is the Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) book for 2021... Read more
Monday, April 05
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion Group First Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted)  Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one... Read more
Wednesday, April 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Thursday, April 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
**REGISTRATION FOR THE WINTER SERIES OF EAST BAY READS IS NOW CLOSED** WHAT IS EAST BAY READS? East Bay Reads is a new book group that brings neighbors together to encourage each other to read, discuss, and act.  East Bay Reads titles will be... Read more
Wednesday, April 21
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Saturday, May 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Monday, May 03
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion Group First Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted)  Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one... Read more
Wednesday, May 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Wednesday, May 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Tuesday, June 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
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