Kids

Create Your Own Artwork: Depicting a Healthy & Resilient Environment

Students in grades three to eight are invited to create their own artwork, depicting a healthy and resilient environment. Create zentangle artwork, wetland collages and stained glass planet Earth.

Free and open to students in grades three to eight. Space is limited. Register in the Children's Room or call 401-247-1920 x4.

Sponsored by Town of Barrington and Rhode Island Department of Health.
 

 

A Taste of China

Learn about the Chinese culture in this fun-filled, enriching program with awesome arts and crafts, interactive stories, games, and more! Make your own animal puppet based off the Twelve Chinese Zodiacs, get crazy with all sorts of Giant Panda activities, and make & customize your unique stamps! Recommended for grades 1-5. All communities are welcome, program is free. 
 
Tuesday, August 7, 10 am — Giant Panda —  THIS SESSION IS FULL
Tuesday,  August 14, 10 am — Stamp Making 
 

A Wrinkle in Time Family Matinee

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and improved acoustics. Free and open to all.  Limited to 105 persons. 
PG (2018) 1h 49minutes

 

 

 

The Greatest Showman Family Matinee

The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business, and tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.  Fun for the entire family. 

Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and improved acoustics.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 105 persons.

PG. 1h 45min (2017)

B.J. Whitehouse - The Shanty Man

The Shanteyman presents a highly participatory program of music, poetry and stories of the sea geared toward elementary school-aged children. Kids will make music on pots and pans and use a light block-and-tackle in a fun tug-of-war to experience the mechanical advantage of simple machines. Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Wednesday, August 1. They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.

Sponsored by OLIS.

Dean Watts - Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu

A fun, energetic intro to self-defense. This is a hands-on, active showcase that will get kids off of their butts and learning skills that will boost their confidence and discipline.  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Wednesday, August 1.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.   All ages welcome. 

Family performances are sponsored by Friends of Barrington Public Library.

Circus Dynamics--ADVANCED TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!

Don't miss this high-quality, vaudevillian styled circus variety show.  Full of laughs and incredible tricks, this non-stop energy show also includes exciting acts such as gravity defying juggling, amazing balloon twisting and balloon magic.  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Monday, July 23.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.
 
Family performances are sponsored by Friends of Barrington Public Library.

 

Schmitty the Weather Dog

There's something for everyone in this fun-filled program:  a read aloud, songs, stories and weather tips.  Read by the author, hear all about  Schmitty's tale of overcoming obstacles and not listening to  naysayers.   Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Monday, July 16.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.
 
Family performances are sponsored by Friends of Barrington Public Library.
 
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