Adult Events

Wednesday, January 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, January 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, January 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Did you receive an eReader or tablet as a gift this holiday season? Let Barrington Public Library show you how to download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video to your new device. Please bring your library card and fully charged eReading device along with relevant Amazon, Apple, Android,... Read more
Saturday, January 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the opening and dedication of the Jennifer English Gallery.  This new art gallery is made possible by a generous memorial gift from the family and friends of Jennifer English Wiseman.  Jennifer, a Barrington resident, loved to read and loved the library, and those who knew her best felt... Read more
Sunday, January 27
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join community partners as we kick-off 2019 with a series of discussions and community events promoting emotional well-being as part of the It's Time We Talk series. This kick-off event features mental health superstar, Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen along with a community resource fair. Refreshments will... Read more
Monday, January 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
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, January 28
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 pm. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting.  Registration is required. Space... Read more
Tuesday, January 29
10:00am - 12:00pm
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. Register for either Tuesday, January 29 at 10 am OR Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. This tech class... Read more
Tuesday, January 29
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a retired professor who has focused his career on music and pop culture. This three-week course will take place on Tuesdays, January 29, Feb 5 and... Read more
Wednesday, January 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
Wednesday, January 30
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join the staff of the Rhode Island State Archives for a genealogy and family history workshop. Learn to identify misinformation, how to search records, and how the State Archives can assist with in-depth family history research. The State Archives is within the Division of Archives... Read more
Thursday, January 31
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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. Register for either Tuesday, January 29 at 10 am OR Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. This tech class... Read more
Monday, February 04
11:00am - 12:00pm
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, February 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group meets throughout the year, with the exception of Monday holidays when it will meet on the second Monday. For... Read more
Tuesday, February 05
10:00am - 11:30am
THIS DISCUSSION GROUP IS NOW FULL. To be added to the waiting list contact jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401-247-1920 x7. Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that... Read more
Tuesday, February 05
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of Virtual Reality. Try out a host of different experiences using the Oculus RIft or one of our Oculus Go's. 
Tuesday, February 05
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a retired professor who has focused his career on music and pop culture. This three-week course will take place on Tuesdays, January 29, Feb 5 and... Read more
Wednesday, February 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
Thursday, February 07
10:00am - 11:00am
Are you living with chronic pain? Start the New Year by owning your health with a free six-week, small group chronic pain self-management program led by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Attend a Coffee Information Hour to learn more on Thurs, Feb 7 from 10 to 11 am.... Read more
Thursday, February 07
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Make a beautiful felted bird with felter extraordinaire, Tyna. No experience necessary! All supplies included. Space is limited. Please register either online or by calling 247-1920 ext. 6.
Sunday, February 10
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spend a Sunday afternoon at the Library listening to classical Indian music, which encompasses a variety of styles, instruments and performance traditions. This concert will focus on the sitar, a North Indian instrument with twenty strings, and the tabla, a versatile two-pieces... Read more
Monday, February 11
11:00am - 12:00pm
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, February 12
10:00am - 12:00pm
Microsoft Word is a 2-hour class. Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. ... Read more
Tuesday, February 12
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a retired professor who has focused his career on music and pop culture. This three-week course will take place on Tuesdays, January 29, Feb 5 and... Read more
Wednesday, February 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, February 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. To join the waitlist email jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org. Have fun exploring your creative side with a modern approach to the age old technique of marbling, while creating a beautiful silk scarf. No... Read more
Wednesday, February 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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... Read more
Thursday, February 14
9:30am - 12:00pm
Are you living with chronic pain? Start the New Year by owning your health with a free six-week, small group chronic pain self-management program led by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a Stamford University evidence-... Read more
Thursday, February 14
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Microsoft Word is a 2-hour class. Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. ... Read more
Tuesday, February 19
10:00am - 11:30am
THIS DISCUSSION GROUP IS NOW FULL. To be added to the waiting list contact jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401-247-1920 x7. Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that... Read more

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