The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 21 in observance of Easter.

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  • Thurs, April 25 at 6:30 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium Tower and church clocks have watched over our communities for generations and serve as focal points for town centers. These clock mechanisms may be rarely seen,...
  • Upcoming tech classes:  Facebook Basics on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 pm.Instagram, Twitter, & YouTube on Tuesday, April 23 at 10 am OR Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 pm. Website Design: A 3-Week Workshop on Tuesdays at...
  • Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Residential Properties Meeting Room Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/...
  • We are excited to announce a new service that allows you to easily keep track of events happening in Barrington. Burbio.com is a free website and app that organizes library, school, town government, and other local...
  • The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Barrington Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Apr 18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the...
Mon, Apr 22
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....
Mon, Apr 22
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library is starting a pilot program for veterans to write down and share their experiences within...
Tue, Apr 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn about these three social media sites, including why each site is popular, how to create accounts, how to share content, how to connect with other users,...
Wed, Apr 24
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents....
Wed, Apr 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the...
Thu, Apr 18
11:00am - 12:15pm
Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island is a fantastical tale of pirates, adventure, and buried treasure! It tells the story of young Jim...
Fri, Apr 19
10:00am - 11:00am
Experience an interactive animal traveling program with Matt Gabriel and his lovable critters of mostly rescues and/or adoptees. Matt's passion for wildlife...
Wed, Apr 24
11:00am - 12:00pm
Hang out with Quincy and Lisa --an amazing therapy dog team--and learn first-hand how much patience it takes to be a therapy dog. Educational facts and...
Wed, Apr 24
11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for interactive storytelling of Pamela Duncan Edwards picture book HONK!, a story of a swan striving to be a ballerina. Discover how dancers tell...
Mon, Apr 29
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Tue, Apr 30
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Calling all kids in grades 4 - 6 who love graphic novels! Join YA & Children’s Librarians’ Tanya and Miss Lisa (and the rest of Rhode Island) in reading “...
Thu, Apr 18
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sew your own Knight and Dragon feltie. Pick from an assortment of colors to give it your own unique touch. Space is limited. Please call 401-247-1920 x 6 or...
Sun, Apr 28
2:00pm - 4:00pm
A program for parents, teens, and other community members by the RI National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) features a performance by a...
Tue, Apr 30
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Calling all kids in grades 4 - 6 who love graphic novels! Join YA & Children’s Librarians’ Tanya and Miss Lisa (and the rest of Rhode Island) in reading “...
Sun, May 05
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Four Legs To Stand On is a modern American story. This story exposes the secrecy that shrouds the topic of addiction. Opening up to...
Mon, May 06
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Just in time for Mother's Day! Make TWO copper wire wrapped rings with choice of stones with Krystal. One for you and one for a special someone! No experience...
Tue, May 07
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 a new group, please email...
Mon, May 06
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Wed, May 08
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...
Mon, May 20
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 pm....
Mon, Jun 03
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday...
Wed, Jun 12
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...
Mon, Apr 29
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Wed, May 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Unrated (2018) 84 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's NOTHING LIKE A DAME:...
Mon, May 06
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Wed, May 08
1:00pm - 3:30pm
The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieRated PG (1969) 116 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug...
Mon, May 13
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for classic, family-friendly movie shorts based on popular children's picture books. Bring your favorite blanket and get comfy with your kids. Drop-in...
Wed, May 15
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Unrated (1992) 142 minutes Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's NOTHING LIKE A DAME:...
Thu, Apr 18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the...
Tue, Apr 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn about these three social media sites, including why each site is popular, how to create accounts, how to share content, how to connect with other users,...
Thu, Apr 25
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn about these three social media sites, including why each site is popular, how to create accounts, how to share content, how to connect with other users,...
Tue, May 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Website Design: A 3-Week Workshop Whether you're designing a small business website or a personal blog, learn how to determine which website builder is best...
Thu, May 09
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Website Design for Beginners: A 3-Week Workshop Whether you're designing a small business website or a personal blog, learn how to determine which website...
Tue, May 14
10:00am - 12:00pm
Website Design: A 3-Week Workshop Learn how to determine which website is best for you. Choose from two website builders, Weebly and Wix, and, through a 3-week...