Adult Events

Wednesday, April 25
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, April 25
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Listen to a popular podcast while you knit or crochet, then join in the post-podcast community discussion. Bring your own knitting/crochet projects and the library will provide the podcast and light refreshments.  Free and open to adults of all ages. No instruction is provided.
Thursday, April 26
10:00am - 12:00pm
This three-session course targets beginners who wonder how to get started researching their families; those who began their search and need guidance to continue; or those who want a refresher class. Taught by genealogist, Anne Wagner. The class meets on three consecutive Thursdays. April 26,... Read more
Thursday, April 26
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to access, navigate, and use basic features of Google’s online storage and document services. Bring your laptop or media device and follow along. You do not need a Gmail or Google account to attend. Register for either Tuesday, April 24 at 10 am OR Thursday, April 26 at 7 pm.... Read more
Thursday, April 26
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meet the author Harle Tinney for a book presentation and signing of her book, The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle first published in 2006 and again in 2012 for its second edition. There's hardly a room in Belcourt Castle that is... Read more
Monday, April 30
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, April 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm
We all want to maintain the independence and freedom that comes with aging safely at home. Learn steps you can take today to remain safely in your home as you grow older. Topics covered include: How can I prevent a trip, slip or fall? What is polypharmacy? When to say when as a caregiver... Read more
Tuesday, May 01
10:00am - 11:30am
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The group discussion is co-led by John Braica and Ruth Arellana. Participants will receive a briefing booklet with bi-monthly readings. Each meeting begins... Read more
Wednesday, May 02
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Thursday, May 03
10:00am - 12:00pm
This three-session course targets beginners who wonder how to get started researching their families; those who began their search and need guidance to continue; or those who want a refresher class. Taught by genealogist, Anne Wagner. The class meets on three consecutive Thursdays. April 26,... Read more
Friday, May 04
8:00am - 10:00am
The Ocean State Bird Club is once again partnering with the Barrington Public Library to bring a bird walk to the East Bay! We’ll walk the road to the pond where we hope to see returning osprey and wading birds, cormorants and ducks, and possibly a bald eagle. Then we'll explore the wooded... Read more
Monday, May 07
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Monday, May 07
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us every First Monday Morning of the Month as we gather over coffee and pastry to share our favorite books! New members always welcome.
Tuesday, May 08
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. If time permits, we will also look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. Register for either... Read more
Wednesday, May 09
9:00pm - 1:00pm
Barrington Public Library will be closed from 9 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, May 9 for an annual staff meeting.
Wednesday, May 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us each month to relax, renew, and become a part of the present moment. Monthly Meditation runs the second Wednesday of the month from October thru May and includes 30 minutes of meditation and 30 minutes of a book discussion.  Our Monthly Meditation is led by Mary Scannell, a certified... Read more
Wednesday, May 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Classics, or those of an historical nature, are "paired" the following month with a contemporary or lesser-known work related by theme, setting and/or characters.... Read more
Thursday, May 10
10:00am - 12:00pm
This three-session course targets beginners who wonder how to get started researching their families; those who began their search and need guidance to continue; or those who want a refresher class. Taught by genealogist, Anne Wagner. The class meets on three consecutive Thursdays. April 26,... Read more
Thursday, May 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document. If time permits, we will also look at how to create tables and columns, insert graphics, and modify templates. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Word 2016. Register for either... Read more
Friday, May 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1958) 96 minutes Black & White  Directed by Stanley Kramer.  Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actor Sidney Poitier. Two escaped convicts (Poitier, Tony Curtis)--one black, one white--are chained... Read more
Monday, May 14
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Tuesday, May 15
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. If time permits, we will learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel 2016. ... Read more
Tuesday, May 15
10:00am - 11:30am
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The group discussion is co-led by John Braica and Ruth Arellana. Participants will receive a briefing booklet with bi-monthly readings. Each meeting begins... Read more
Tuesday, May 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join the Barrington Public Library and the Barrington Land Conservation Trust for the discussion: Choosing Pollinator Plants for Your Landscape. The event will offer a compassionate approach to our relationship with the landscape. As we manipulate our suburban environment it... Read more
Wednesday, May 16
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more
Wednesday, May 16
6:00pm - 8:15pm
 Watch the 10th highest grossing movie of all time!  (Rated PG-13, running time 2hrs and 15 min.)  "After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as... Read more
Thursday, May 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the main functions by creating a basic budget spreadsheet with charts and formulas. If time permits, we will learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please note: We will be using Microsoft Excel 2016. ... Read more
Thursday, May 17
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Life Goes On is the latest release from Maine's David Dodson. If you’ve never been to a David Dodson concert, you are probably in for more than you bargained for. His original songs range from heartfelt to hilarious, from love songs, folk ballads and highly original rock to... Read more
Friday, May 18
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1961) 128 minutes Black & White  Directed by Daniel Petrie. Co-starring Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actor Sidney Poitier. Based on Lorraine Hansberry's... Read more
Monday, May 21
9:30am - 10:30am
This gentle yoga class will help improve your flexibility and body awareness and is peformed from a chair. Meets weekly. Free for Barrington residents. Registration is required through the Senior Center/Center for Adult Enrichment at 401.247.1926. Co-sponsored by the Barrington Senior Center/... Read more

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