Book Discussion

Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group

The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 6:30 pm in the Trustee/Board Room (7 pm starting in January), unless otherwise noted.  Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. This group will alternate between a mystery and thriller title each month. Each title will be available in multiple formats. 

Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group

Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm from September through June (7 pm starting in January) in person, unless otherwise noted. Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy Christy and librarian Ben Hanley will lead the discussions and prepare questions. Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions as well. 

Kahoot & Craft -- FULL

Kahoot & Craft with us for the 2021 Kids Reading Across RI (KRARI) book selection, Becoming Muhammad Ali. We'll play a Kahoot, watch clips from a real Ali boxing match before going outside to work off some steam. Each participant will receive their own copy of the book to keep. Registration is required; limited to 12 attendees. This program is recommended for kids in grades 4-7. Please bring a phone, tablet or chrome book with you. Craft materials will be supplied by the library.

Outdoor Adult Book Chat

Outdoor Adult Book Chat
Monday, August 2 at 3 pm in Library Cove 
(weather permitting)

Join a book chat in Library Cove with librarians Ben Hanley and Siobhan Egan. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently reading and get a bunch of new awesome book suggestions.

This book chat is part of our larger Adult Summer Reading Program! Earn one badge and one ticket on Beanstack for attending this event!

Outdoor Adult Book Chat

Outdoor Adult Book Chat
Monday, July 12 at 3 pm in Library Cove 
(weather permitting)

Join a book chat in Library Cove with librarians Ben Hanley and Siobhan Egan. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently reading and get a bunch of new awesome book suggestions.

This book chat is part of our larger Adult Summer Reading Program! Earn one badge and one ticket on Beanstack for attending this event!

"The Wild Robot Escapes" Chat & Craft (Outside!)

Join us (outside) for a Book Chat & Craft. We'll discuss "The Wild Robot Escapes" and then craft your own escaping wild robot! Books will be available for check-out at the Circulation Desk May 10. You can also download the digital version from eZone. Please register to reserve your spot. Recommended for kids in grades 4 through 6; limited to 12 participants. In order to ensure the safety of all, masks are required on the library grounds at all times.

A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi: Exploring Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

As we deepen our understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion, the Town of Barrington invites you to a virtual conversation with Professor Ibram X. Kendi.

The event will be moderated by Barrington Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Consultant, Adam Mastoon, who will engage Professor Kendi in conversation along with questions submitted by program attendees.

Please submit your questions to: askeventquestions@gmail.com.

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