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Tuesday, June 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL AND WILL BE HELD ON THE RAIN DATE OF JUNE 23 AT 11 AM. QUESTIONS? PLEASE CALL 401-247-1920 X4 Join us for an outdoor musical experience. Kids will learn about the violin through singing, movement, games and Fiddlestix. Recommended for toddlers... Read more
Wednesday, June 23
10:00am - 11:30am
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Learning Circle at 10am Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle to discuss what we learned in classes this month. Bring your fully charged device and questions about the new OSLRI app and eZone. We can... Read more
Monday, June 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
An interactive outdoor magic show with Nickelodeon's award-winning children's entertainer Mike Bent. Registration opens on June 16; limited spaces available. For all ages. "Tails, Tricks & Tales" uses lovable... Read more
Tuesday, June 29 to Friday, August 20
12:00am - 11:55pm
Tails & Tales - Are you asking yourself, what are stupid pet tricks? Well, it all started as a recurring segment on The David Letterman Show in 1980 (and then continued on his Late Show) where participants would appear on stage with their pets showcasing a somewhat unusual skill or trick. Click... Read more
Wednesday, June 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kahoot & Craft with us for the 2021 Kids Reading Across RI (KRARI) book selection, Becoming Muhammad Ali. We'll play a Kahoot, watch clips from a real Ali boxing match before going outside to work off some steam. Each participant will... Read more
Thursday, July 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
Tuesday, July 06 to Friday, August 20
12:00am - 11:55pm
Join Barrington Public Library and twelve local Barrington businesses for our first Community Story Walk! From July 6 - August 20, twelve unique story boards containing a passage from books fitting our Summer Reading Theme "Tails & Tales" will be displayed in... Read more
Tuesday, July 06 to Friday, August 20
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Stroll the Gazebo grounds behind the library (at your own leisure) and read Oddbird, a charming story about learning how to fit in while celebrating your own uniqueness. Take it a step further and enter our Oddbird Raffle. Think about what makes you unique and create your... Read more
Tuesday, July 06 to Tuesday, August 10
8:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday, July 06
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Wednesday, July 07
10:00am - 6:00pm
Stop by our NEW Summer Reading Station (OUTSIDE) and share what you are reading with one of the Barrington Public Library Summer Reading Crew Members. Snap a selfie in our photo booth or paint a pet rock! We'll be sitting at the picnic... Read more
Wednesday, July 07
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Wednesday, July 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm:   Jul 7   Step 1  -  What Is a Podcast & Why Make One?   •  Jessica D’Avanza and Siobhan Egan,... Read more
Thursday, July 08
10:00am - 6:00pm
Stop by our NEW Summer Reading Station (OUTSIDE) and share what you are reading with one of the Barrington Public Library Summer Reading Crew Members. Snap a selfie in our photo booth or paint a pet rock! We'll be sitting at the picnic... Read more
Thursday, July 08
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Thursday, July 08
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet a variety of exotic animals and learn about wildlife conservation in this outdoor animal program. Don't miss this fun and unique learning experience guaranteed to be enjoyed by all! Registration opens on June 23; limited spaces available. For all ages.... Read more
Friday, July 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Monday, July 12
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outdoor Adult Book ChatMonday, July 12 at 3 pm in Library Cove (weather permitting) Join a book chat in Library Cove with librarians Ben Hanley and Siobhan Egan. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently reading and get a bunch of new awesome book suggestions... Read more
Tuesday, July 13
9:30am - 10:00am
Pack your blankets or chairs and join us for Outdoor Story Time at Library Cove (the waterfront field on the back side of the library) Share stories, songs and socilization in a very safe way. Recommended for kids birth to five-years old, but all ages are welcome. Children must... Read more
Tuesday, July 13
6:00pm - 7:30pm
OUTSIDE! Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making a wider use of bugs. He’s eating them to save the planet, not to make a buck. Listen to his humorous but thoughtful ideas. And eat a bug while you're at it. Or, not! Have a bug you'd like identified? Take a... Read more
Wednesday, July 14
10:00am - 6:00pm
Stop by our NEW Summer Reading Station (OUTSIDE) and share what you are reading with one of the Barrington Public Library Summer Reading Crew Members. Snap a selfie in our photo booth or paint a pet rock! We'll be sitting at the picnic... Read more
Wednesday, July 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm:   Jul 7   Step 1  -  What Is a Podcast & Why Make One?   •  Jessica D’Avanza and Siobhan Egan,... Read more
Thursday, July 15
10:00am - 6:00pm
Stop by our NEW Summer Reading Station (OUTSIDE) and share what you are reading with one of the Barrington Public Library Summer Reading Crew Members. Snap a selfie in our photo booth or paint a pet rock! We'll be sitting at the picnic... Read more
Thursday, July 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Dave Marchetti for an awesome outdoor animal experience! Get an up-close look at his loveable critters with plenty of time left for answers to your must-know questions.  Registration opens on June 30; limited spaces available. For all ages. Made possible... Read more
Monday, July 19 to Friday, July 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Tuesday, July 20
9:30am - 10:00am
Pack your blankets or chairs and join us for Outdoor Story Time at Library Cove (the waterfont field on the back side of the library) Share stories, songs and socilization in a very safe way. Recommended for kids birth to five-years old, but all ages are welcome. Children must... Read more
Tuesday, July 20 to Saturday, July 24
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more
Tuesday, July 20
6:00pm - 7:30pm
OUTSIDE! Make a scratchboard. Learn the "scratching" technique which is similar to engraving and take home your own work of art. Bonus:  Attend both art workshops and be entered into a raffle to win a copy of Wicked Bugs by Amy Stewart.   FOR GRADES 6 thru 12. Get a virtual raffle ticket for coming... Read more
Wednesday, July 21
10:00am - 6:00pm
Stop by our NEW Summer Reading Station (OUTSIDE) and share what you are reading with one of the Barrington Public Library Summer Reading Crew Members. Snap a selfie in our photo booth or paint a pet rock! We'll be sitting at the picnic... Read more
Wednesday, July 21 to Sunday, July 25
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join our Free Virtual Summer Chess Camp! Learn how to play chess, tips and tricks to keep in mind while playing, easy-to-master but very useful tactics, and much more. There will also be a lot of fun and games as we discover the many entertaining ways to play chess!  During... Read more

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