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  • Thursday, October 29 from 6 to 7:30 pm on the Library Grounds (weather permitting).  Join us for our first illuminated story walk for adults and teens to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most...
  • Join librarian Ben Hanley for Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion on Monday, November 2 at 3 pm via Zoom. Grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on...
  • Join us on Zoom to discuss a book that spans decades and oceans from Trinidad to the American West during the tumultuous days of warring colonial powers and westward expansion. Register today!
  • Beginning Saturday, October 3 Barrington Public Library will be open on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm.  Be sure to check out our fresh air programming as BPL "takes it outside." View our events calendar for more...
  • Rhody Radio: RI Library Radio Online is the latest offering from Rhode Island public libraries. Rhody Radio is a weekly podcast that brings you voices from your neighbors around the state. Enjoy lectures, stories and...

Upcoming Events

Sun, Oct 25
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Be a part of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Friends of Barrington Public Library from the comfort of your own home, with a Zoom meeting at 1:30 pm on...
Tue, Oct 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club is a brand new book club for adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N...
Thu, Oct 29
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our first illuminated story walk for teens and adults to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most influential writers. Learn...
Sun, Nov 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...
Mon, Nov 02
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...
Tue, Nov 03
7:30pm - 8:30pm
As the days grow shorter and cooler, it can mean only one thing: it's time to get stitching!  Join librarian Jessica D'Avanza on Zoom for a 1/2 hour of...
Thu, Oct 29
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate tricks or treats with Toe Jam’s original Halloween songs & puppets. Kids can dress in Halloween garb (or not) and enjoy some spooky songs and...
Wed, Nov 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gather safely together in the comforts of your own home and compete for prizes at our 2nd Virtual Family Bingo Night!  Upon registration, your bingo card and...
Sat, Nov 07
9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Sun, Nov 08
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Tue, Nov 17
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a Virtual Q&A Book Chat with author Gennifer Choldenko. Get answers to your need-to-know questions about her latest novel, "One Third Nerd."...
Wed, Dec 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Miss Lisa on Zoom and chat about "Class Act," the graphic novel sequel to "The New Kid." We'll share our thoughts and play a kahoot. Registration is...
Tue, Oct 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Register to pick up a drawing pack from the library and join artist Joey DiZio on Zoom as we try art in reverse. Pack includes 11 x 14 black paper and one...
Thu, Oct 29
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our first illuminated story walk for teens and adults to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most influential writers. Learn...
Thu, Nov 05
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Fri, Nov 06
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Sat, Nov 07
9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Sun, Nov 08
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Barrington Public Library will hold its Annual Used Book Sale on Thu, Nov 5 through Sun, Nov 8 in the Collis Family Gallery on the second floor...
Tue, Oct 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club is a brand new book club for adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N...
Sun, Nov 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...
Mon, Nov 02
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...
Wed, Nov 04
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-...
Thu, Nov 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Libraries Transform Book Pick digital reading program returns with Lauren Francis-Sharma’s epic saga Book of the Little Axe...
Wed, Nov 18
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...

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Wed, Nov 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom This is a rescheduling of the Virtual Tech Class that was supposed to take place on Wednesday,...
Tue, Nov 17
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom If you have ever overheard someone talking about a great podcast they just listened to and wondered, what...
Thu, Nov 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Tech Class at 7 pm via Zoom If you are already a listener and fan of podcasts and want to learn how to create your own podcast, this...
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