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Events Listing

Sunday, April 11
11:00am - 11:15am
Have you heard that saving three months’ living expenses is necessary to cover emergency expenses? Many financial education programs equate this amount with adequate emergency savings. While this guidance may work for some people, it isn’t a realistic goal for many. Learn how and... Read more
Monday, April 12
1:00pm - 1:15pm
Wary of opening a bank account due to hidden fees and charges? Worried that you need every dollar that you earn, and want to avoid being charged due to a minimum balance requirement? All valid concerns given that many bank account terms contain long, confusing language on fees... Read more
Tuesday, April 13
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, April 13
1:30pm - 1:45pm
Calling all borrowers, students and parents to join us in learning how U.S. Federal Student Aid (FSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Education, can help you – and how the division has adjusted their offerings to consider the impacts of Covid-19 on borrowers. Get a basic overview... Read more
Wednesday, April 14
2:00pm - 2:15pm
Identity theft and tax scams have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Find out what to do if you are an identity theft victim.  Learn how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can help.  Discover how to protect your records and stay aware of Covid-19 tax scams and phishing... Read more
Wednesday, April 14
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, April 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join URI Master Gardener Angela Deller for an online class on container gardening on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 pm. Container gardening lets gardeners grow plants almost anywhere. Add containers to your garden and yard or put them on your balcony, porch, or patio. Special plants that... Read more
Thursday, April 15 to Friday, May 14
12:00am - 11:55pm
National Card & Letter Writing Month (April 1 - May 14) is an annual effort to promote literacy and celebrate the art of letter writing. The writing, sending and receiving of letters, postcards and greeting cards is a traditional that has preserved our nation's history and... Read more
Thursday, April 15
2:00pm - 2:15pm
Learn suggestions for managing your money in a time of crisis. Topics covered include budgeting, emergency savings and managing debt. While some factors affecting financial security are beyond individual control, financial know-how can help all of us better manage our... Read more
Thursday, April 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
**REGISTRATION FOR THE WINTER SERIES OF EAST BAY READS IS NOW CLOSED** WHAT IS EAST BAY READS? East Bay Reads is a new book group that brings neighbors together to encourage each other to read, discuss, and act.  East Bay Reads titles will be... Read more
Thursday, April 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, April 16
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and socialization in a very safe way. Story Time will be held on the grassy area adjacent to the back parking lot. Please abide by all Covid safety requirements: wear your masks and remain at your colored-cone for the duration of the program. Please remember your chairs or... Read more
Friday, April 16
1:00pm - 1:15pm
The session will help people understand where to turn if they are having trouble making rent payments. Homeowners will learn how they are protected under federal law from foreclosure and can temporarily pause or reduce their mortgage payments if they’re struggling financially.  ... Read more
Saturday, April 17
11:30am - 11:45am
The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a financial blow to many U.S. individuals and families. Join this session to learn how to do your best with what you have available. Learn budgeting tips and tricks to help you plan ahead and meet your monthly financial obligations.  During this... Read more
Tuesday, April 20
11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us (outside) for a Book Chat & Craft during school vacation week. We'll discuss "The Wild Robot" and then craft our own robot hand! Books will be available for check-out at the Circulation Desk beginning April 1. You can also download the digital version... Read more
Tuesday, April 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Register to make some art and decorate cookies baked for us by Barrington's own Katrin from Eye Cookies! Will be held outdoors behind the Library near the picnic tables. 
Wednesday, April 21
10:00am - 11:30am
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Tech Class at 10am Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle. Bring your iPad or iPhone and we can work together to learn basic functions including answering calls, downloading apps, creating folders, and... Read more
Wednesday, April 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Let's play golf! Register to play nine holes of mini-golf at Library Cove! Brought to us by Carnival Party. Low scores will win YA books, snacks and more! 
Wednesday, April 21
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Tech Class at 2pm Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle. Bring your iPad or iPhone and we can work together to learn basic functions including answering calls, downloading apps, creating folders, and... Read more
Wednesday, April 21
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, April 22
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Listen to local jazz musicians Emmett Van Leer and Will Medeiros play as a piano and sax duo at the gazebo.  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 on... Read more
Thursday, April 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Celebrate the Earth's natural wonder and beauty with this Earth Day Scavenger Hunt. Search for nature's goodness right in your own yards. Recommended for kids in grades 3-6. The Zoom login link will be emailed to you on the morning of the Scavenger Hunt.
Monday, April 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
As we deepen our understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion, the Town of Barrington invites you to a virtual conversation with Professor Ibram X. Kendi. The event will be moderated by Barrington Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Consultant, Adam Mastoon, who will engage... Read more
Tuesday, April 27
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:  APRIL 27 Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind... Read more
Wednesday, April 28
10:00am - 11:30am
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Tech Class at 10 am Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle. Bring your phone, tablet, or laptop and we can work together to troubleshoot issues you may be having. You can also use this time to brush up on... Read more
Wednesday, April 28
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Tech Class at 2 pm Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle. Bring your phone, tablet, or laptop and we can work together to troubleshoot issues you may be having. You can also use this time to brush up on... Read more
Wednesday, April 28
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Back by popular demand, join us for some bingo fun on Zoom!  Win prizes to local businesses while sharing family time with your library community. Online registration begins on April 14. Your bingo card and Zoom login link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the... Read more
Friday, April 30
11:00am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and socialization in a very safe way. Story Time will be held on the grassy area adjacent to the back parking lot instead of down near the water. Please abide by all Covid safety requirements: wear your masks and remain at your colored-cone for the duration of the program. The... Read more
Saturday, May 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, May 03
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 (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... Read more

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