Kids Events

Wednesday, January 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Visit with our library guinea pigs, Pot Pie & Squiggles and learn how to properly care for these marvelous pets. Space is limited, register below or call 401-247-1920 x4.
Thursday, January 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, January 25
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
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
Monday, January 28
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, January 28
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Thursday, January 31
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, February 01
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Monday, February 04
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, February 04
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
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
1:00pm - 3:00pm
PG (2018) 1hr 43mins Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once... Read more
Thursday, February 07
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, February 08
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
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 - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, February 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, February 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join School Librarian Mrs. Roy and Children's Librarian Miss Lisa as they collaborate in the first ever Family Book Club. Each month we'll delve into one of the 2019 Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominations (RICBA). Register online or call 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to 20 participants... Read more
Wednesday, February 13
4:00pm - 5:00pm
BUILD with Keva Planks! Not sure what they are or do then come and find out. Builders will gain first-hand experience with balance, leverage, geometry and the principles of physics every time they design, stack, adjust and construct. Space is limited, register below or call 401-247-1920 x4.
Thursday, February 14
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, February 15
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, February 19
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids will create stuffed felt penguins in this simple sewing class with Karen Katin of Stitchery RI. Individual instruction and supplies are provided, no experience needed. Recommended for ages 8+. Registration begins on Monday, February 4. Sign-up online or by calling 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to... Read more
Wednesday, February 20
3:00pm - 11:00am
Find out what happens in the library after hours! Drop off your favorite stuffed animal in the Kids Room on Wednesday, February 20 between 10 am and 2 pm. Only 20 sleeping bags are available so register quickly. We promise to take extra special care of your treasured friends until you're reunited... Read more
Wednesday, February 20
1:00pm - 3:00pm
How many selfies do you take and like? How many do you need to take? These are stories about developing or accepting one’s own identity: a documentary about kids who don’t feel like the gender they were born with, a children’s phone hotline in the Netherlands that will answer anything!, and a girl... Read more
Wednesday, February 20
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Gather together and compete for prizes at Family Bingo Night! All bingo game supplies will be provided, along with a professional bingo caller. Popcorn and other light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome, free. This school vacation week event is sponsored by Barrington Public Library... Read more
Thursday, February 21
10:00am - 11:00am
Eat breakast with your teddy and see what adventures they encountered on their library sleepover. Pajamas are welcome. This program is open only to those whose bears slept over at the library.
Thursday, February 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Winter is a great time to get outside and see some of the art and beauty of nature.  A winter scavenger hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve will help you and your family enjoy the outdoors and help sharpen your observation skills.  Participants will be provided with a list of items... Read more
Thursday, February 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm
In the Ladakh region of northern India renowned for its remote mountain beauty, Chuskit is a charismatic ten-year-old girl who eagerly explores the country around her and going to school with her friends. After an accident results in full paralysis of her legs, Chuskit must triumph over adversity.... Read more
Friday, February 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
See firsthand how freelance illustrator Roger Andrews brings popular comic book characters to life in this up close and personal comic style demonstration. Roger's clients include Hasbro, Lego and Disney among others. He hopes to inspire kids to use their imaginations to create their own characters... Read more
Saturday, March 16
1:00pm - 2:00pm
An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages, abilities and sensibilities with their favorite adult.  Join us for a story, song and sensory exploration. Registration not required. 

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