Family Scavenger Hunt: Sowams Woods

Spring is in the air! Come explore the outdoors and search for signs of Spring on a scavenger hunt that gets the whole family involved.

Participants will be provided with a list of items and observations to search for during the approximately 1 mile wak at Sowams Woods, a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property located off Washington Road.

RI Library Day Celebration

A makerspace, movies and more! Come and see our 3D printer and vinyl cutter in action. Drop in for crafts, button making and other surprises (while supplies last). Our Double Dahl film feature begins at 11 am with Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG, 1hr. 28 min.) and Matilda (PG, 1hr, 42 min.) 

Barrington Public Library will also be observing Amnesty Day. There will be fine forgiveness for all materials returned on April 14.

RI Library Day is sponsored by the Rhode Island Library Association.

Passport Day

Join us for our annual Passport Day on Sunday, April 8. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the library from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Passport agents will be at the library during those hours to process applications for individuals and families, and answer any questions about the passport application process. They will also be able to take passport photos for a fee of $10.

Applicants need to bring proof of U.S. citizenship, a valid photo ID (for adults), and a personal check or money order. 

2nd Annual Peep Diorama Contest

Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. The scene must come from a book (or film based on a book). One entry per family or individual. The top two winners wil be chosen by our esteemed judges. Prize packs will include gift cards to Sweet Lorraine's, Vienna Bakery and other small surprises.

Participants can begin dropping off their dioramas at the circulation desk on Monday, March 19th through Saturday, March 24th. Once a short form is filled out you will be assigned a number. PLEASE do not put your name on the diorama. 

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