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Thursday, October 22
10:00am - 11:00am
Thursday, October 22
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stroll the library grounds with Barrington Land Conservation Trust educators and discover natural treasures in your own town. Participants will explore the terrain near the duck pond and Barrington River. Registration is required as space is limited; all ages are welcome. Please forfeit your... Read more
Friday, October 23
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Sunday, October 25
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Be a part of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Friends of Barrington Public Library from the comfort of your own home, with a Zoom meeting at 1:30 pm on Sunday, October 25.  The new board will be introduced, with Janine Connelly as president, Bill Dwyer and Nancy Brex as co-vice... Read more
Monday, October 26
9:00am - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Register to pick up a drawing pack from the library and join artist Joey DiZio on Zoom as we try art in reverse. Pack includes 11 x 14 black paper and one white prismacolor pencil. Sharpener not included.  Topic: Spooky Drawings with Joey DiZio Time: Oct 13, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and... Read more
Tuesday, October 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club is a brand new book club for adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: Sept 22 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas... Read more
Tuesday, October 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club is a brand new book club for adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: Sept 22 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas... Read more
Wednesday, October 28
10:00am - 10:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Thursday, October 29
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate tricks or treats with Toe Jam’s original Halloween songs & puppets. Kids can dress in Halloween garb (or not) and enjoy some spooky songs and silly fun! To ensure the safety of all attendees, this program is limited to 25 spaces. Masks are required upon entering and exiting the... Read more
Thursday, October 29
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our first illuminated story walk for teens and adults to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most influential writers. Learn about the man who wrote Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes and countless... Read more
Thursday, October 29
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our first illuminated story walk for teens and adults to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most influential writers. Learn about the man who wrote Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes and countless... Read more
Friday, October 30
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Sunday, November 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
Sunday, November 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, November 02
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion GroupFirst 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 book... Read more
Monday, November 02
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion GroupFirst 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 book... Read more
Tuesday, November 03
7:30pm - 8:30pm
As the days grow shorter and cooler, it can mean only one thing: it's time to get stitching!  Join librarian Jessica D'Avanza on Zoom for a 1/2 hour of listening to an episode of the Fiber Nation podcast and a 1/2 hour of catching up with your stitching neighbors. All forms of slow... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom This is a rescheduling of the Virtual Tech Class that was supposed to take place on Wednesday, September 30th but was cancelled due to a power outage. Please re-register for this class to get new Zoom link! Learn about all the free... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom This is a rescheduling of the Virtual Tech Class that was supposed to take place on Wednesday, September 30th but was cancelled due to a power outage. Please re-register for this class to get new Zoom link! Learn about all the free... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
10:00am - 10:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and nature in a safe, socially-distant way. Families with babies to preschoolers are welcome. To ensure the safety and well-being of all, caregivers must attend story time with their little ones. As part of their participation, each child will receive a take-home craft kit.... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, November 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gather safely together in the comforts of your own home and compete for prizes at our 2nd Virtual Family Bingo Night!  Upon registration, your bingo card and Zoom login link will be emailed to you on the morning of Family Bingo. To play, simply print out your bingo card and use cheerios, M&Ms... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gather safely together in the comforts of your own home and compete for prizes at our 2nd Virtual Family Bingo Night!  Upon registration, your bingo card and Zoom login link will be emailed to you on the morning of Family Bingo. To play, simply print out your bingo card and use cheerios, M&Ms... Read more
Wednesday, November 04
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, November 04
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, November 05
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor of the library. Browse thousands of books, most available for only $1 to $2 each. This annual sale is a major fundraiser for the Friends.... Read more
Thursday, November 05
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor of the library. Browse thousands of books, most available for only $1 to $2 each. This annual sale is a major fundraiser for the Friends.... Read more
Thursday, November 05
9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday, November 06
9:00am - 4:00pm

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