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  • Hi Readers! Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. This challenge is open to kids, teens, and adults! The challenge starts July 6 and runs through August 20. Log your reading and reviews with Beanstack, our...
  • Barrington Public Library now has to access to The Providence Journal Collection online which provides full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Providence...
  • Barrington Public Library offers free or reduced admission to museums and cultural attractions around southern New England thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Barrington Public Library.
  • The McCulloch Children's Room is open (Limited Hours) by appointment only. Schedule your 20-minute browsing appointment by using the Eventbrite website or app.
  • What You Need to Know About our Continued Reopening in Phase 3  *Updated June 17, 2021*

Upcoming Events

Wed, Jun 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...
Tue, Jun 29
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...
Thu, Jul 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...
Tue, Jul 06
12:00am - 11:55pm
Join Barrington Public Library and twelve local Barrington businesses for our first Community Story Walk! From July 6 - August 20...
Wed, Jul 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...
Mon, Jul 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...
Tue, Jun 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...
Mon, Jun 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
An interactive outdoor magic show with Nickelodeon's award-winning children's entertainer Mike Bent. Registration...
Wed, Jun 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kahoot & Craft with us for the 2021 Kids Reading Across RI (KRARI) book selection, Becoming Muhammad Ali....
Tue, Jul 06
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...
Tue, Jul 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...
Wed, Jul 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...
Tue, Jun 29
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...
Tue, Jul 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...
Tue, Jul 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...
Tue, Jul 27
6:00pm - 7:30pm
OUTSIDE! Create your own zentangle, an American method for drawing that incorporates meditation and art.  Bonus: Attend both art workshops and be entered into ...
Tue, Aug 03
6:00pm - 7:30pm
OUTSIDE! Design your very own animal bookends and play our version of Can You Find It: Fairy Tale Edition for special treats.  FOR GRADES 6 thru 12. Get a...
Tue, Aug 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Play some GIANT GAMES at Library Cove! Jenga, chess, battleship and more! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  FOR GRADES 6 thru 12. Get a virtual raffle...
Wed, Jun 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kahoot & Craft with us for the 2021 Kids Reading Across RI (KRARI) book selection, Becoming Muhammad Ali....
Thu, Jul 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, Jul 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...
Sun, Aug 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, Aug 02
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outdoor Adult Book ChatMonday, August 2 at 3 pm in Library Cove (weather permitting) Join a book chat in Library Cove with librarians Ben...

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Wed, Jun 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...
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