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Events Listing

Tuesday, January 26
9:00am - 10:00am
Rhody Radio: RI Library Radio Online is a podcast that brings you voices from your neighbors around the state. Discover local writers, artists, experts, scholars, musicians, and performers from across the Ocean State, and enjoy lectures, stories, and conversations selected for you... Read more
Tuesday, January 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club welcomes adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: JANUARY 26 Internment by Samira Ahmed... Read more
Wednesday, January 27
10:00am - 10:30am
Enjoy stories and songs in real time with Mr. Pat on Zoom.  All ages are welcome but stories will be most appropriate for kids four years old and younger.  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83661239113Meeting ID: 836 6123 9113One... Read more
Wednesday, January 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join professor, author, DJ, and filmmaker Dr. Tom Shaker for a film series about pop, Latin Boogaloo, and rock ’n’ roll in the 1960s and beyond. Watch a film at home, and then discuss it online on Wednesdays at 7 pm. Tonight, chat about... Read more
Friday, January 29
11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Lisa for stories, rhymes and songs in real time on Zoom. All ages are welcome but material is most appropriate for kids four years old and younger. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/86893491951Meeting ID: 868 9349 1951... Read more
Monday, February 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, February 01
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, February 02
9:00am - 10:00am
Rhody Radio: RI Library Radio Online is a podcast that brings you voices from your neighbors around the state. Discover local writers, artists, experts, scholars, musicians, and performers from across the Ocean State, and enjoy lectures, stories, and conversations selected for you... Read more
Thursday, February 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Did you know a study found 1 in 6 Americans stopped speaking to a family member or close friend after the 2016 election? Barrington Public Library invites you to a Virtual Screening of PURPLE on Thursday, February 4 at 7 pm via Zoom. Following the screening will be an... Read more
Wednesday, February 10
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, February 10
7:00pm - 8:00pm
In this fun, fast-paced, and interactive virtual event, four authors—Edith Maxwell, Linda McHenry, Tonya Price, and Sarah Smith will brainstorm on their feet to create a brand-new mystery, using suggestions from the audience. The evening's authors are members of Sisters in Crime... Read more
Saturday, February 13 to Sunday, February 21
10:00am - 12:00pm
Take advantage of this week-long outdoor Look & Find Family Nature Walk & Raffle. At your own leisure, search for hidden clues as you explore the beautiful trails of Osamequin Nature Preserve between the week of Saturday, February 13 - Sunday, February 21. Discover hidden clues to... Read more
Monday, February 15
9:00am - 9:00pm
*Extended to February 12th!! Try your hand at designing an outfit using just tape and some book pages (from damaged, well-read books that could not be salvaged). Most creative design will receive a copy of Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and... Read more
Tuesday, February 16
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Decorate a paper mask (choose from assorted styles) using paint, sequins, stones and more.  Please register to secure a mask.  Program will held outdoors. 
Wednesday, February 17
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10:00am via Zoom Music streaming services allow you to listen to music you love without requiring you to purchase or download files from the internet. Attend this class to learn about streaming service options such as Spotify, Pandora, and Apple Music. You... Read more
Wednesday, February 17
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Make an "eye" catching bookmark and get a bubble wrap pack that contains a raffle ticket (& other small treats) for a chance to win a prize. Please register to claim a spot!  Program will be held outdoors.
Wednesday, February 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Thursday, February 18
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Listen to local jazz musicians Emmett Van Leer and Will Medeiros play as a piano and sax duo at Library Cove.  The two high school-aged musicians have played across the state many times throughout the past couple years in styles ranging from funk fusion, to swing, to the more avant garde.  Snacks... Read more
Thursday, February 18
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Read the novel, bake your own cupcake and personally share it with Janae Marks, author of From the Desk of Zoe Washington. Prior to Janae Mark's virtual pop-in, we will discuss the story and play a Kahoot. Recommended for kids in grades 4 through 6; limited to 15... Read more
Thursday, February 18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, February 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club welcomes adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: JANUARY 26 Internment by Samira Ahmed... Read more
Wednesday, February 24
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10:00am via Zoom Thinking about cutting the cord and ditching cable? Services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max and Hulu have thousands of TV shows and movies to stream on-demand. Attend this class to learn about streaming devices and... Read more
Thursday, February 25
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Enjoy a lecture and Q&A session with New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Aalto of Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World (published in 2020 by Timber Press). Who are the pioneering and imaginative women who... Read more
Monday, March 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, March 01
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
Wednesday, March 10
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, March 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Thursday, March 18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club welcomes adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include: JANUARY 26 Internment by Samira Ahmed... Read more
Thursday, April 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

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