Kids

Galactic Gallery Night

Meet the artist, Jen Charleson whose planetary hybrid artwork has been featured all summer, along with prints of awesome animals in space by Marc Roulstone (with refreshments!) And sign up to make a beautiful zodiac constellation piece with Jen to take home beginning at 6 pm.  YOU MUST SIGN UP if you would like to paint with Jen.  Please call 247-1920 x 6 or email Tanya@barringtonlibrary.org to reserve your spot and stay tuned for more info!

Kids Reading Across RI Kick-Off Celebration

You're invited to the RI State House for the 10th Annual Kick-Off Celebration of Kids Reading Across RI Program*--- RI's One Book, One State Community Read Program for kids.

Meet Molly Brooks, author of this year's selection, Sanity & Tallulah. Each family will receive a free copy of the book that they can have signed by the author.

Enjoy music, art, kids activities with RI public libraries and organizations and more! Free Parking in the State of RI lots will be available that day.

Open House @ Barrington Farm School

Join in the gardening fun for the whole family on Sat, May 18 from 10 am to 1 pm with an Open House @ Barrington Farm School. On the Farm you can find talks and hands-on demonstrations about composting and beekeeping, free seed packets and soil testing (courtesy of URI Master Gardeners), along with children's activities. 

TALKS & HANDS-ON DEMOS

Introduction to Composting: 10:30 am & 12 pm

Bees on the Farm: 11 am & 12:30 pm

SOIL TESTING* by URI Master Gardeners

*Soil samples must be dry (limit of 3)

Introduction to Homeschooling

Get an introduction to homeschooling in this workshop for parents presented by ENRICHri, a Rhode Island home education community.

The topics discussed include:

  • Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state laws, district policies and what to submit
  • 101 reasons families choose to homeschool
  • Curriculum planning: resources, learning styles, homeschooling methods, a typical homeschool day
  • The “S” word : socialization

ENRICHri volunteers have many years of homeschooling experience and will offer plenty of time for Q&A.

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