The Library will be closed on Mon, Jan 21 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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  • 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 tech classes:  Getting Started with eZone on Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 pm.iPhone & iPad Basics on Thursday, January 29 at 10 am OR Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. Microsoft Word Basics on Tuesday,...
  • Borrow a Binge Box from your library! Binge Box Check out one of our Binge Boxes and get 4 movies for 3 weeks! Binge watch movies featuring your favorite performers like Meryl Streep or Marilyn Monroe. Or movies based...
  • Wednesday, January 23 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/...
  • Learn something new today with Universal Class! Choose from over 500 online continuing education courses, including courses for personal development. Courses include Microsoft Office, accounting, Windows 10, and more!...

Upcoming Events

Wed, Jan 23
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, Jan 23
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, Jan 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Did you receive an eReader or tablet as a gift this holiday season? Let Barrington Public Library show you how to download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and...
Sat, Jan 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the opening and dedication of the Jennifer English Gallery.  This new art gallery is made possible by a generous memorial gift from the family and...
Sun, Jan 27
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join community partners as we kick-off 2019 with a series of discussions and community events promoting emotional well-being as part of the It's Time We Talk...
Mon, Jan 28
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....
Wed, Jan 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Visit with our library guinea pigs, Pot Pie & Squiggles and learn how to properly care for these marvelous pets. Space is limited, register below or call...
Thu, Jan 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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...
Fri, Jan 25
11:00am - 11:30am
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...
Sat, Jan 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the opening and dedication of the Jennifer English Gallery.  This new art gallery is made possible by a generous memorial gift from the family and...
Mon, Jan 28
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a...
Mon, Jan 28
1:00pm - 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...
Tue, Jan 22
3:00pm - 9:00pm
Study at the library! We have plenty of comfy spaces and will be offering warm cookies and pizza! Also, special relaxation breaks including, yoga, virtual...
Wed, Jan 23
3:00pm - 9:00pm
Study at the library! We have plenty of comfy spaces and will be offering warm cookies and pizza! Also, special relaxation breaks including, yoga, virtual...
Thu, Jan 24
3:00pm - 9:00pm
Study at the library! We have plenty of comfy spaces and will be offering warm cookies and pizza! Also, special relaxation breaks including, yoga, virtual...
Sat, Jan 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the opening and dedication of the Jennifer English Gallery.  This new art gallery is made possible by a generous memorial gift from the family and...
Sun, Jan 27
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join community partners as we kick-off 2019 with a series of discussions and community events promoting emotional well-being as part of the It's Time We Talk...
Mon, Jan 28
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...
Mon, Jan 28
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, Feb 04
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, Feb 13
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...
Tue, Feb 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet the author Jill Farinelli for a presentation and reading of her book The Palatine Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship...
Mon, Feb 25
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, Mar 04
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...
Mon, Jan 28
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a...
Tue, Jan 29
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a...
Mon, Feb 04
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a...
Tue, Feb 05
1:00pm - 3:00pm
PG (2018) 1hr 43mins Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-...
Tue, Feb 05
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Jazz on Film is a new short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a...
Mon, Feb 11
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Monday mornings for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a...
Thu, Jan 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Did you receive an eReader or tablet as a gift this holiday season? Let Barrington Public Library show you how to download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and...
Tue, Jan 29
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and...
Thu, Jan 31
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and...
Tue, Feb 12
10:00am - 12:00pm
Microsoft Word is a 2-hour class. Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert...
Thu, Feb 14
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Microsoft Word is a 2-hour class. Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. Then, we will look at how to create tables and columns, insert...
Tue, Feb 19
10:00am - 12:00pm
Microsoft Excel is a 2-hour class. Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. Then, learn about conditional...