Events Listing

Wednesday, October 10
2:00pm - 4:30pm
A Drop in program. An old fashioned parlor game. Stop by and leave your mark. Part of our 200 Years of Frankenstein Celebration. 
Wednesday, October 10
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's weekly Cross-Genre Writing Club from Sept 12 to Dec 19. This peer-led writing group will offer a chance to gather with fellow writers, in a supportive environment in which to share your work. Free and open to adults. Space is... Read more
Wednesday, October 10
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Need projector, podium and microphone
Wednesday, October 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Tables set up meeting style in a square or a U-shape with chairs for 35.
Wednesday, October 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Wednesday, October 10
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Thursday, October 11
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 4 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Thursday, October 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Part 1: Introduction to the Computer - Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse/touchpad. This is an introductory class for beginners with minimal or no computer experience. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the... Read more
Thursday, October 11
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn the art of making hand painted animation cells and leave with a "monstrous" piece of art. Part of our 200 Years of Frankenstein.
Thursday, October 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join Professor Emeritus and RI jazz legend, Lloyd Kaplan for a two-part lecture titled, "Women in Jazz" on Thursdays, October 11 and 18. He will feature female instrumentalists who have traditionally been ignored and discriminated against throughout  history and will offer musical examples of some... Read more
Friday, October 12
11:00am - 11:45am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Friday, October 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1950) 1 hour and 32 minutes  Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's SPENCER TRACY film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Tracy plays Stanley Banks, whose daughter announces that she is getting married... Read more
Sunday, October 14
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Rated PG (2017) 1 hour 43 minutes In celebration of Paddington Bear's 60th Anniversary, follow his transition from the page to the Big Screen.  Bring paper and pencil - or crayons and markers - and draw along with illustrator R. W. Alley as he draws and describes working with... Read more
Monday, October 15
11:00am - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Monday, October 15
11:00am - 12:00pm
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, October 15
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Fiction Writing Workshop. Do you have a story to tell? Now’s the time to move your idea from inspiration to page. This workshop will explore the craft of fiction through writing exercises. Each session focuses on an element... Read more
Monday, October 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly on the third Monday night of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting.  Registration is required.... Read more
Monday, October 15
6:45pm - 9:45pm
Hold
Monday, October 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Improv club forming! Join Tom as he teaches us the basics of Improv and gives us a foundation for starting our own club. We plan on meeting the 3rd Monday of each month. No experience necessary! 
Monday, October 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Tuesday, October 16
10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Basics, Part 2: Internet & Search Engines - Learn about the Internet, including how to access and navigate a web browser and use search engines. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Tuesday, October 16
10:00am - 10:30am
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for our youngest patrons. Interactive fun and board book sharing time for big and small people alike at the end of each session. Recommended, but not limited to, kids 3-months to 18-months.  Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, October 16
11:00am - 11:30am
Engaging stories, songs and movement designed especially for our wiggle worms. Appropriate for toddlers 18-months+ who are ready for longer stories and interactive participation. Please bring your big person to each session.  Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, October 16
12:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tuesday, October 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tyna, felter extraordinaire, will lead us in this one session class where participants will leave with a monster of their very own. Space is limited. Please call 247-1920 ext. 6 or email Tanya@barringtonlibrary.org to reserve a spot. For grades 6-12... Read more
Tuesday, October 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Barrington Public Library invites parents to register for a five-week workshop on The Inner Journey of Being a Parent. This class is a time to explore with others how being a parent impacts our own inner development.  As our children grow into unique human beings, we gain our own opportunity to... Read more
Tuesday, October 16
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Karen Donovan for a reading and signing of her book, Aardvark to Axoltol: Pictures From My Grandfather's Dictionary published by Etruscan Press in 2018. An eclectic series of tiny stories and essays, the book is a collaboration of text and... Read more
Tuesday, October 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Hold
Tuesday, October 16
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. (Please note: Groups are now full. If you are interested in forming one please email tanya@barringtonlibrary.org)
Wednesday, October 17
9:00am - 11:00am
View the golden glow of Fall with a relaxing kayak paddle on Hundred Acre Cove. Experience this special place where the marsh grass turns gold, crimson and bronze. The Cove is home to important wildlife and numerous water birds. Terrapin turtles, great blue herons and snowy egrets are often found... Read more

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