ADDICTION NOVA Documentary Screening and Discussion

Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with addiction and follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they investigate why addiction is not a moral failing, but a chronic, treatable medical condition.  Discussion following the film will be led by Tommy Joyce of the East Bay Recovery Center. 


Made possible by a Rhode Island Foundation Community Grant, Friends of Barrington Public Library, Barrington Public Library, and The BAY Team.

Chair Yoga

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/Center for Adult Enrichment and Barrington Public Library with a grant from Bayside YMCA.


Meet the Author - The New Cottage

Meet the architect and author Katie Hutchison for a presentation of her latest book The New Cottage, published by Taunton Press in 2018.

The mere thought of "cottage" puts the mind at ease, as a cottage is where life is simple, comforting, and trueCottages are an informal, often hardy subset of small houses, generally possessing a visceral grab on homeowners' imaginations.

Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony & Tasting with Leafy Green Tea

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. To join the waiting list, email

In Chinese culture, tea is a rite of passage. Drinking tea unites the family, eases the flow of conversation and allows family members to pay respect to their heritage. Join Michelle Cheng, founder of Leafy Green Tea and Barrington-native, for a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and tasting. Learn about different types of Chinese tea, their cultural significance and what growing conditions contribute to their unique qualities.

Family Scavenger Hunt: Osamequin Nature Preserve--STILL ON!

Winter is a great time to get outside and see some of the art and beauty of nature.  A winter scavenger hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve will help you and your family enjoy the outdoors and help sharpen your observation skills.  Participants will be provided with a list of items and observations to search for during the approximately 1.5 mile walk along the west shore of Barrington’s Hundred Acre Cove.  This walk is ideal for elementary school-aged children and their parents or grandparents but all are welcome, regardless of age.  Everyone should dress war

4th Annual Family Bingo Night--FULL

Gather together and compete for prizes at Family Bingo Night! All bingo game supplies will be provided, along with a professional bingo caller. Popcorn and other light refreshments will be served.

All ages welcome, free.

This school vacation week event is sponsored by Barrington Public Library, Barrington Recreation Department, the Peck Center for Adult Enrichment, The BAY Team, Shaw's Supermarket, Barrington Books, Dunkin' Donuts, Bagels Etc. 

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