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Kids

Outdoor Family Scavenger Hunt

Stroll the library grounds with Barrington Land Conservation Trust educators and discover natural treasures in your own town. Participants will explore the terrain near the duck pond and Barrington River. Registration is required as space is limited; all ages are welcome. Please forfeit your reservation and stay home if you or anyone in your party is not feeling well. The rain date for this program is Tuesday, October 27 at 4 pm.

Co-sponsored by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust.

 

Kids Virtual Book Chat

Join Miss Lisa on Zoom and chat about William Ritter's latest release, "The Unready Queen," Book Two of The Oddmire Series. We'll share ideas, play a kahoot and revisit our friends Tin, Cole & Fable from Book One: "The Changeling." Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Recommended for kids in grades 3- 6. 

        

Toe Jam Outdoor Halloween Spooktacular

Celebrate tricks or treats with Toe Jam’s original Halloween songs & puppets. Kids can dress in Halloween garb (or not) and enjoy some spooky songs and silly fun! To ensure the safety of all attendees, this program is limited to 25 spaces. Masks are required upon entering and exiting the program. You will be permitted to take off masks once you are seated in a socially-distant manner, as marked by library staff. Registration begins on Thursday, October 15. Please forfeit your reservation and stay home if you or any one in your party is not feeling well.

Story Walk at Sowams Woods

Take a family stroll this October and enjoy a special Story Walk at Sowams Woods (NOT Sowams School), a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property. Stroll this one-mile loop and read "The Belonging Tree" by Maryann Cocca-Leffler while you enjoy the beautiful trails of this protected property.

Virtual Visit with Author Jennifer Nielsen

Join us for a Virtual Q&A Book Chat with author of the Ascendance Series, Jennifer Nielsen. Be ready to ask her about all of your favorite characters in this thriller of a series. Book four, The Captive Kingdom, comes out in early October. Participants who purchase a copy of the book (at any local bookstore) prior to attending will receive a signed bookplate and swag from the author herself. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

Virtual Rhythm Room

Led by Rick Morin of Rhythm Room, kids will create their own music with everyday household items in a fun, imaginative way. This exploration of sound is a perfect way to kick-start their own musical journeys. For all ages. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. 

Made possible by the Friends of Barrington Public Library

Julie Garnett’s “Book Sing’n Signing” of.......Animal Songs!

An outdoor, interactive musical story time presentation with children's author Julie Garnett. Sing songs that have become books and read books that have become songs. Books also will be available for purchase and signing. This program is limited to 25 attendees to ensure the safety of all participants. Masks are required upon entering and exiting the program. You will be permitted to take off masks once you are seated in a socially-distant manner. Registration begins on Monday, September 14. Please forfeit your reservation and stay home if you or any one in your party is not feeling well.

Cereal Box Art with NY Artist/Author Michael Albert

RESCHEDULED FROM AUGUST 21
Join us for an interactive virtual art experience using cereal boxes, scissors and glue. Albert, author of “An Artist’s America” (Henry Holt, 2008) is nationally known for making art from cereal boxes & other printed cardboard consumer brand packages. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All ages are welcome to participate. Made possible by the Friends of Barrington Public Library.

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