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Events Listing

Monday, September 27
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Tuesday, September 28
10:00am - 10:30am
Share stories, songs and social time with us outdoors at Library Cove. Pack something to sit on (and a snack) and enjoy story time in our beautiful, safe surroundings. Registration is required to attend; recommended for kids birth to five years-old but all ages and... Read more
Tuesday, September 28
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Wednesday, September 29
10:00am - 11:30am
Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person Tech Class on how to search the OSL Catalog online, how to login to your account, and talk about the new OSLRI app that allows you to access the library through a convenient mobile application. Our new Ocean State Libraries mobile app... Read more
Friday, October 01 to Sunday, October 31
12:00am - 11:55pm
Commemorating the 700th anniversary of the death of the mediaeval poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri, known as the Father of the Italian language.  Join us for a month's long celebration. Walk the StoryWalk at your leisure located behind the Library around the Gazebo. A fitting setting for a... Read more
Friday, October 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. Discussions will remain active for a reasonable duration to allow new members to... Read more
Friday, October 01
11:00am - 11:30am
Share stories, songs and social time with us outdoors at Library Cove. Pack something to sit on (and a snack) and enjoy story time in our beautiful, safe surroundings. Registration is required to attend; recommended for kids birth to five years-old but all ages and... Read more
Monday, October 04
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion Group First Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted)  Grab a cup of tea and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently... Read more
Tuesday, October 05
10:00am - 10:30am
Share stories, songs and social time with us outdoors at Library Cove. Pack something to sit on (and a snack) and enjoy story time in our beautiful, safe surroundings. Registration is required to attend; recommended for kids birth to five years-old but all ages and... Read more
Tuesday, October 05
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lessons From a (Probably Should Be) Committed Writer is a webinar, on Tuesday, October 5 at 7 pm, for would-be-writers with national writing contest winner Elizabeth B. Splaine.   Infused with personal experience and humor, Elizabeth provides a fun, safe atmosphere in which would-... Read more
Wednesday, October 06
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Rebecca 1940 – 130 minutes – Black & white – Not rated Hitchcock classic about a new bride who comes to live at her husband’s English seaside manor, where she finds herself competing with the memory of his late first wife, Rebecca. Why does this woman cast such a large... Read more
Wednesday, October 06
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us on Wednesday, October 6 at 6 pm in Library Cove (behind the library) for a showing of Psycho with pre-film commentary by Doug Swiszcz. Get ready for chills and thrills with director Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film about a young woman (Janet Leigh) who... Read more
Thursday, October 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Listen to the sinister sounds of local musician & high school senior Emmett Van Leer while walking the Dante's Inferno Story Walk. Recommended for Teens & Adults.
Friday, October 08 to Sunday, October 31
9:00am - 9:00pm
Take a family hike and enjoy a special Story Walk at Sowams Woods (NOT Sowams School), a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property. Stroll this one-mile loop and read Memory Jars by Vera Brosgol while you enjoy the beautiful trails of this protected... Read more
Monday, October 11
9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 12
10:00am - 10:30am
Share stories, songs and social time with us outdoors at Library Cove. Pack something to sit on (and a snack) and enjoy story time in our beautiful, safe surroundings. Registration is required to attend; recommended for kids birth to five years-old but all ages and... Read more
Wednesday, October 13
10:00am - 11:30am
Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person Tech Class and learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Marketplace, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the class. To create a... Read more
Wednesday, October 13
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Les Diaboliques  1955 – 120 minutes – Black & white – Not rated Classic thriller directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. Both the wife and mistress of a cold, abusive headmaster of a boys’ school conspire to murder him. Once he has been killed, however, his body... Read more
Wednesday, October 13
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Read book three of the Oddmire Series, "Deepest, Darkest" and meet the author on Zoom with us. Prior to William Ritter's virtual pop-in, we will discuss the story and play a Kahoot. Recommended for kids in grades 4 through 6;... Read more
Wednesday, October 13
5:45pm - 7:45pm
Wednesday, October 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm from September through June (7 pm starting in January) in person, unless otherwise noted. Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. Participants will read an assigned classic one... Read more
Thursday, October 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Make your own horned headband using air dry clay and paint. Local artist Joey DiZio will show us how!  Please register to secure a spot. Recommended for Teens & Adults. To be held out back near the Gazebo. We have lights!
Sunday, October 17
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Join the Friends of the Barrington Public Library for their Annual Meeting.    The Friends work tirelessly to raise money for the library's programs, and special projects.  BPL would not be the library it is without the Friends support, so we welcome you to attend the meeting and find out more... Read more
Tuesday, October 19
9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 19
10:00am - 10:30am
Share stories, songs and social time with us outdoors at Library Cove. Pack something to sit on (and a snack) and enjoy story time in our beautiful, safe surroundings. Registration is required to attend; recommended for kids birth to five years-old but all ages and... Read more
Tuesday, October 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 20
10:00am - 11:30am
Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person Tech Class and learn the basics of Instagram, including setting up an account, how to find content and follow creators, and understand how Instagram is used by millions of people each month. You do not need an Instagram account to attend... Read more
Wednesday, October 20
1:00pm - 3:30pm
The Innocents  1961 – 100 minutes – Black & white – Not rated A repressed woman (Deborah Kerr) is hired as governess to two orphans. She becomes convinced that the ghosts of the former governess and her brutish lover are trying to possess the children. Do... Read more
Wednesday, October 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tricks and Treats, a silly, scare-free Halloween show is filled with funny stories, silly songs and more. Registration opens on October 6; space is limited. Costumes are encouraged but not required to attend. 
Wednesday, October 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 6:30 pm in the Trustee/Board Room (7 pm starting in January), unless otherwise noted.  Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. This group will alternate between... Read more

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