Adult Events

Wednesday, September 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
Thursday, September 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the power of personal  branding for entrepreneurs at Barrington Public Library, with author and brand mentor Rachel Dunham, who recently published a reflection journal titled, [Re] Discover Yourself [Re] Define Your Brand. Over the last decade, Dunham has helped... Read more
Thursday, September 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel 2016. Register for either... Read more
Saturday, September 21
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) is hosting an author panel as a membership drive and fundraiser. This event is co-sponsored by Barrington Public Library.  “Launching Young Lives: Why Authors Love Libraries.” Linda Crotta Brennan Kara LaReau Nancy... Read more
Monday, September 23
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, September 23
4:00pm - 6:00pm
REGISTRATION IS FULL. TO JOIN A WAITING LIST EMAIL jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Short Story Writing Workshop. Writing a short story is... Read more
Tuesday, September 24
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create, edit, and save a basic presentation. Register for either Tuesday, September 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm. This tech class is being taught twice in September: a morning and an evening class. Please register for one option per class to allow... Read more
Tuesday, September 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Designed as a guided journey through local author, Rachel Dunham’s well-loved journal, this two-week workshop will leave you feeling as if you’ve looked into a mirror for the very first time and realized just how compelling you truly are. Together we will work... Read more
Wednesday, September 25
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, September 25
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, September 26
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn techniques to improve your outdoor photography with Chuck Van Sluyter. The core of his presentation will be on a process for doing outdoor photography; planning your work and working your plan. He will show examples of multiple opportunities for compelling outdoor photos.  Chuck Van Sluyter... Read more
Thursday, September 26
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to create, edit, and save a basic presentation. Register for either Tuesday, September 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm. This tech class is being taught twice in September: a morning and an evening class. Please register for one option per class to allow... Read more
Monday, September 30
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, September 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Need a ride? New ridesharing apps are a popular way to get around. Come learn how to download and request rides with the Uber and Lyft apps. Please bring your smartphone if you have one. Presented by AAA Northeast and Age-Friendly Rhode Island. This talk is part of our Lunch & Learn... Read more
Monday, September 30
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Every day, the RI Blood Center counts on the community to help provide over 200 units of life-saving blood & blood products to Rhode Islanders and our neighbors. Give someone else a second chance at life. One donation can save as much as three lives! ... Read more
Monday, September 30
4:00pm - 6:00pm
REGISTRATION IS FULL. TO JOIN A WAITING LIST EMAIL jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Short Story Writing Workshop. Writing a short story is... Read more
Monday, September 30
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, October 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, 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's... Read more
Tuesday, October 01
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Designed as a guided journey through local author, Rachel Dunham’s well-loved journal, this two-week workshop will leave you feeling as if you’ve looked into a mirror for the very first time and realized just how compelling you truly are. Together we will work... Read more
Wednesday, October 02
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, October 02
1:00pm - 3:45pm
Judy Garland: By Myself TV-14  (2004) 1 hour and 56 minutes  Color and Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's JUDY GARLAND: MISS SHOW BUSINESS film lecture series,... Read more
Monday, October 07
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, October 07
4:00pm - 6:00pm
REGISTRATION IS FULL. TO JOIN A WAITING LIST EMAIL jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Short Story Writing Workshop. Writing a short story is... Read more
Monday, October 07
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us as we comemmorate 70 years of George Orwell's 1984 with a two night read aloud. SIgn up to read a passage on the stage. First ten participants to sign up will receive a free copy. Refreshments will be served. There will be a raffle held the second night to win an Out of Print 1984 tote bag... Read more
Tuesday, October 08
9:00am - 10:30am
Join our librarians for a book preview, highlighting favorite reads from the past year and new titles being published this fall, while enjoying breakfast at Atria Bay Spring Village.  Free and open to all. Space is limited. Register below by October 1.
Tuesday, October 08
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us as we comemmorate 70 years of George Orwell's 1984 with a two night read aloud. SIgn up to read a passage on the stage. First ten participants to sign up will receive a free copy. Refreshments will be served. There will be a raffle held the second night to win an Out of Print 1984 tote bag... Read more
Wednesday, October 09
9:00am - 3:00pm
Drop in for some virtual reality. Try out one of our oculus go's or the rift. Scary experiences are optional! WIth snacks (while supplies last).
Wednesday, October 09
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, October 09
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Strike Up the Band Unrated  (1940) 2 hours Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's JUDY GARLAND: MISS SHOW BUSINESS film lecture series, with pre-... Read more
Wednesday, October 09
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

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