"Night and day. Summer and winter. Seedtime and harvest. Life and death. That's what Halloween is, all rolled up into one" (Bradbury). A book that holds a brief history of Halloween by masterful storyteller Ray Bradbury. Please register and join us to make your own Halloween Tree. You can pick up the book and supplies (while they last!) at the circulation desk. We will read the book prior to the meeting (no worries if you can't finish it!) where we will make our tree and talk about what Halloween means to us and more!
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.
Celebrate the release of the latest book in Twilight Saga (yes, that Twilight) Drop in outside the library (a socially distanced project) and make a special bookmark. All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a copy of the new novel, Midnight Sun.
Join us for a free virtual screening and community discussion of the new documentary The Story of Plastic, a film by Deia Schlosberg which exposes the local and global environmental, climate justice, and health impacts of the plastic industry.
Join Kelly Kaon, a recent BHS graduate attending UCLA in the Fall, as she helps students navigate the college application process on Zoom.
For all those who have completed the Teen Summer Reading Program online! You will receive an email with a time to meet me outside the library and SMASH one of our homemade coronavirus Piñata filled with candy and other small surpises.
Pick up your copy of Bradbury's short but amazing story, "All Summer in a Day" along with a special commemorative button. First nine people to sign-up will also get a free google cardboard! After reading the story out loud we will watch a cool rendition of the story on YouTube.
Pick up a drawing pack from the library or just grab a piece of paper and pencil and join artist Joey DiZio as he teaches us to draw a Faerie. Zoom link is below.
Pick up a drawing pack from the library and join artist Joey DiZio as he teaches us to draw an infamous monster from Universal Studios oe just grab a piece of paper and pencil! This will earn those who signed up for our summer reading program a ticket towards our raffle.
Part II! Show and tell! Let's see those films!