The Library will close at 12:30 pm on Wed, Nov 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and reopen at 9 am on Sat, Nov 30.

Kids Events

Friday, November 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in, free. 
Saturday, November 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities with their favorite adult.  Join us for stories, songs and sensory exploration in a warm, accommodating environment. Drop-in, registration not required.  
Monday, November 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, November 26
11:00am - 12:30pm
Sing songs, play instruments and have fun with Mr. Rowland! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Drop-in, free. 
Friday, November 29
9:30am - 10:45am
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of woodlands, open fields, and saltwater marshes on the Palmer River. Johannis is maintained and protected by the Barrington Land Conservation... Read more
Friday, November 29
11:00am - 12:15pm
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of woodlands, open fields, and saltwater marshes on the Palmer River. Johannis is maintained and protected by the Barrington Land Conservation... Read more
Saturday, November 30
1:00pm - 3:00pm
(1996) PG 1h 42m "Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable." Drop-in, limited to 105 seats. Free for all communities. 
Monday, December 02
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Friday, December 06
11:00am - 12:00pm
Get in the holiday spirit with festive, holiday tunes played on an old-fashioned Victrola. In the spirit of giving, please consider donating an unwrapped gift for the Toys For Tots campaign. All ages are welcome. 
Saturday, December 07
2:00pm - 3:30pm
A Gathering of Celtic and Christmas will combine songs, tunes, history and stories from England, Ireland and Scotland with the Music of Christmas. Familiar, and some not so familiar songs and tunes will have the audience singing, laughing and wishing for more. Jeff Snow is a talented multi-... Read more
Sunday, December 08
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Revisit the Dickens’ coming-of-age classic about a young orphan, Oliver, who overcomes great hardships in Victorian London. The play's integral theme of survival and friendship will stress the importance of helping your fellow man despite insurmountable odds. Oliver Twist has humor and... Read more
Monday, December 09
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Monday, December 09
1:00pm - 3:30pm
(1990) PG 1h 43min An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Monday, December 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Teen Librarian Tanya and Children's Librarian Miss Lisa in our first ever Graphic Novel Book Club. Our first selection is "The New Kid" by Jerry Craft. We'll dish about the novel while we snack on a dish! For grades 6-8 only please. Registration required. 
Tuesday, December 10
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Get an introduction to homeschooling in this workshop for parents presented by ENRICHri, a Rhode Island home education community. The topics discussed include: Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state laws, district policies and what to submit 101 reasons families choose to homeschool... Read more
Wednesday, December 11
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Gift making! Grades 1 to 5 welcome! Registration begins on December 1; limited spaces available. 
Thursday, December 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Code: Debugging the Gender GapNot Rated (2015) 51 mins Tech jobs are growing three times faster than our colleges are producing computer science graduates. By 2020, there will be one million unfilled software engineering jobs in the USA. Through compelling interviews, artistic... Read more
Friday, December 13
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in, free. 
Saturday, December 14
1:00pm - 2:00pm
An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities with their favorite adult.  Join us for stories, songs and sensory exploration in a warm, accommodating environment. Drop-in, registration not required.  
Monday, December 16
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Wednesday, December 18
10:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories, songs and snacks and of course tea! Dress code:  FANCY! Registration begins on December 1; limited spaces available. For ages 3+ please. 
Thursday, December 19
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join librarians Katie O'Kane from Primrose Hill School and Lisa Lesinski from Barrington Public Library for the first of four Family Book Club meetings! We will explore some beautifully illustrated books that are considered contenders for the 2020 Caldecott Medal. After four... Read more
Friday, December 20
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in, free. 
Monday, December 23
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Drop-in, free.
Friday, December 27
11:00am - 1:00pm
 2019 (G) 1h 40 min "When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy." Free for all ages. Limited to 105 seats.   
Monday, December 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy this family magic show with lots of audience participation and of course a live bunny! All ages fun for the entire family. Registration is not required to attend but space is limited to 105 seats. First come, first served.   
Thursday, January 16
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join librarians Katie O'Kane from Primrose Hill School and Lisa Lesinski from Barrington Public Library for the first of four Family Book Club meetings! We will explore some beautifully illustrated books that are considered contenders for the 2020 Caldecott Medal. After four... Read more
Sunday, February 16
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday, February 18
11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, February 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
Share play time with your kids in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy games, puzzles, toys, and the company of other adults as your little one's mind grows. Drop-in, free. 

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