Kids Events

Saturday, March 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. The scene must come from a book (or film based on a book). One entry per family or individual. The top two winners wil be chosen by our esteemed judges. Prize packs will include gift cards to Sweet Lorraine's, Vienna Bakery and other small surprises.... Read more
Monday, March 26
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Are you a Web wise parent?  Let's face it, technology is here to stay.  In a cyber world loaded with information, images and adult content not suitable for younger eyes, how savvy are you in protecting your kids to what they are seeing, reading and clicking on?  This workshop will explore parental... Read more
Sunday, April 08
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for our annual Passport Day on Sunday, April 8. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the library from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Passport agents will be at the library during those hours to process applications for individuals and families, and answer any... Read more
Saturday, April 14
11:00am - 3:00pm
A makerspace, movies and more! Come and see our 3D printer and vinyl cutter in action. Drop in for crafts, button making and other surprises (while supplies last). Our Double Dahl film feature begins at 11 am with Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG, 1hr. 28 min.) and Matilda (PG, 1hr, 42 min.)  Barrington... Read more
Tuesday, April 17
10:00am - 11:00am
Experience an interactive, educational and fun animal traveling program with Matt Gabriel and his lovable critters, mostly rescues and/or adoptees.  Matt's passion for wildlife conservation is so strong he will never breed, sell or adopt-out any of his animals.  He is committed to providing them... Read more
Wednesday, April 18
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rated PG 1h 45min (2017) Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina.  Starring:  Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family... Read more
Thursday, April 19
10:30am - 11:30am
Supporting and enriching the National Science Standards, WILD ABOUT WEATHER takes a creative and quirky look at clouds, air pressure, the water cycle, weather instruments and forecasts. Weather is exciting stuff and no wonder—we live on a planet where air is heavy, water is sticky and lightning... Read more
Friday, April 20
10:00am - 11:00am
Get your hands dirty in celebration of Mother Earth!  Besides stories, songs and a short film, kids will plant seeds in their own starter pots.  Registration not required to attend.  Free for all ages and communities.
Friday, April 20
10:00am - 12:00pm
Spring is in the air! Come explore the outdoors and search for signs of Spring on a scavenger hunt that gets the whole family involved. Participants will be provided with a list of items and observations to search for during the approximately 1 mile wak at Sowams Woods, a Barrington Land... Read more