Due to COVID-19 Barrington Public Library will be CLOSED through April 5.

Adult Events

Tuesday, March 31
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Knitters and crocheters let's gather together for our March meetup of Stitch & Listen in a virtual setting via Zoom with librarian Jessica D'Avanza. We can check in with everyone and see how you are coping during this crazy time. As stitchers we know the power of this hobby to... Read more
Wednesday, April 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month'... Read more
Wednesday, April 01
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join librarian Doug Swiszcz on Zoom at 1 pm on Wed, April 1 for a virtual film chat about Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936, 87 minutes, in black and white). The film looks at the dehumanizing impact of machines on our society and is available to stream via the library's... Read more
Tuesday, April 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The Library's annual group discussion series is led by Carl Cira. Participants will receive a briefing booklet with twice-monthly readings. Each meeting... Read more
Tuesday, April 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, storage, and contacts. You do not need a Gmail or email account to attend this class. If you do have a Gmail account, please bring your email address and password. Basic computer skills are... Read more
Tuesday, April 07
6:30pm - 8:30pm
This workshop focuses on ways to maintain or improve your mental health and removing the stigmas of mental illness in our culture. Led by Jordyn Hagar, a Barrington resident and clinical social worker licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She has more than 10 years of experience of providing... Read more
Wednesday, April 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally 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.... Read more
Thursday, April 09
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gmail is Google's free online email service. Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, storage, and contacts. You do not need a Gmail or email account to attend this class. If you do have a Gmail account, please bring your email address and password. Basic computer skills are... Read more
Monday, April 13
11:15am - 12:15pm
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
Tuesday, April 14
10:00am - 12:00pm
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 account to attend. Register for either Tuesday, April 14 at 10 am OR Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 pm.... Read more
Wednesday, April 15
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, April 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
We are launching our first Mystery and Thriller Book Discussion Group! This group will alternate between a mystery and thriller title each month. Each title will be available in multiple formats. We will meet the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee... Read more
Thursday, April 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 account to attend. Register for either Tuesday, April 14 at 10 am OR Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 pm.... Read more
Friday, April 17
10:30am - 11:15am
Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn, Great Decisions brings you eight half-hour documentaries, each tackling a different challenge facing America today. The series features over 100 of the most important figures in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy to provide... Read more
Saturday, April 18
3:00pm - 6:30pm
The Game ChangersNo Rating (2019) 1 hr 48 mins The Game Changers documentary follows James Wilkes (elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter) whose world is turned upside down when he discovers a group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who... Read more
Monday, April 20
11:15am - 12:15pm
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, April 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly (usually) 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... Read more
Monday, April 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library’s Veterans Writing Group is open to all veterans, whether you are a beginning writer or have writing experience. We will cover the basics of writing, progressing to writing prompts in the form of written passages, photos, and... Read more
Tuesday, April 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The Library's annual group discussion series is led by Carl Cira. Participants will receive a briefing booklet with twice-monthly readings. Each meeting... Read more
Tuesday, April 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Google Photos is a photo and video storage and sharing service. Learn how to access, navigate, organize, and download/upload pictures to Google Photos on your media device. This is an informational and demonstration class. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail... Read more
Tuesday, April 21
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Join us to learn from author and licensed therapist, Terry Gaspard as she shares insights from her new book, The Re-Marriage Manual: How to Make Everything Work Better the Second Time Around published by Sounds True (February 2020). Remarriages are harder than firsts. ... Read more
Wednesday, April 22
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, April 22
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, April 23
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Would you like to make a difference in your community? Maybe meet new people? Or cultivate new skills? Barrington Public Library and Barrington Village will host a Volunteer Fair where you can meet with over fifteen different Barrington organizations to learn about their volunteer... Read more
Thursday, April 23
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Google Photos is a photo and video storage and sharing service. Learn how to access, navigate, organize, and download/upload pictures to Google Photos on your media device. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail account to attend. ... Read more
Saturday, April 25
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Come walk Jacob’s Point with guide Ben Gagliardi and learn about this sensitive tidal marsh and barrier beach featured in this year's Reading Across Rhode Island selection, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush. This 37-acre parcel was the focus... Read more
Monday, April 27
11:15am - 12:15pm
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, April 29
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
Thursday, April 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore the works of French Impressionist painter, Claude Monet in this art talk by Barrington resident, Eloise Angiola, which pays tribute to the upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, titled: ... Read more
Friday, May 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month'... Read more

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