Due to COVID-19 Barrington Public Library will be CLOSED through April 30.

Adult Events

Tuesday, April 14
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Knitters and crocheters let's gather together for our April meetup of Stitch & Listen in a virtual setting via Zoom with librarian Jessica D'Avanza. We can check in with everyone and see how you are coping during this crazy time. As stitchers we know the power of this hobby to... Read more
Friday, April 17
9:00am - 9:00pm
Book Stills: A Virtual Photo Challenge Using household or found items ONLY, create a scene from a book or book title. It can be a parody or a true reflection. Please include the title of your book somewhere in the photo along with the hashtag #BookStills. Send us your photo via... Read more
Monday, April 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library’s Veterans Writing Group is open to all veterans, whether you are a beginning writer or have writing experience. We will cover the basics of writing, progressing to writing prompts in the form of written passages, photos, and... Read more
Friday, April 24
11:00am - 12:00pm
Discuss OverDrive's Big Library Read—a hilarious yet insightful memoir titled, Funny You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary via Zoom on April 24 at 11 am with librarians Jessica D'Avanza & Lisa Lesinski. Like many others... Read more
Tuesday, April 28
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Knitters and crocheters let's gather together for another April meetup of Stitch & Listen in a virtual setting via Zoom with librarian Jessica D'Avanza. We can check in with everyone and see how you are coping during this crazy time. As stitchers we know the power of this hobby... Read more
Friday, May 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month'... Read more
Friday, May 01
10:30am - 11:15am
Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn, Great Decisions brings you eight half-hour documentaries, each tackling a different challenge facing America today. The series features over 100 of the most important figures in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy to provide... Read more
Monday, May 04
11:15am - 12:15pm
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 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library’s Veterans Writing Group is open to all veterans, whether you are a beginning writer or have writing experience. We will cover the basics of writing, progressing to writing prompts in the form of written passages, photos, and... Read more
Tuesday, May 05
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that inspires participants to learn about the world. The Library's annual group discussion series is led by Carl Cira. Participants will receive a briefing booklet with twice-monthly readings. Each meeting... Read more
Wednesday, May 06
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 06
6:30pm - 8:30pm
BPL Chess Night will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and is facilitated by Eduardo Paguaga. We will provide a friendly environment for chess players of all levels to gather for casual play. Boards and sets will be provided. Eduardo Paguaga is a chess... Read more
Monday, May 11
11:15am - 12:15pm
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 13
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 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month.... Read more
Friday, May 15
10:30am - 11:15am
Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn, Great Decisions brings you eight half-hour documentaries, each tackling a different challenge facing America today. The series features over 100 of the most important figures in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy to provide... Read more
Monday, May 18
11:15am - 12:15pm
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 18
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library’s Veterans Writing Group is open to all veterans, whether you are a beginning writer or have writing experience. We will cover the basics of writing, progressing to writing prompts in the form of written passages, photos, and... Read more
Wednesday, May 20
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 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
We are launching our first Mystery and Thriller Book Discussion Group! This group will alternate between a mystery and thriller title each month. Each title will be available in multiple formats. We will meet the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee... Read more
Wednesday, May 27
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 27
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.
Monday, June 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion club, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected per month that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public access catalog. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month, which can continue past the month'... Read more
Monday, June 01
11:15am - 12:15pm
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, June 01
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library’s Veterans Writing Group is open to all veterans, whether you are a beginning writer or have writing experience. We will cover the basics of writing, progressing to writing prompts in the form of written passages, photos, and... Read more
Wednesday, June 03
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, June 03
6:30pm - 8:30pm
BPL Chess Night will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and is facilitated by Eduardo Paguaga. We will provide a friendly environment for chess players of all levels to gather for casual play. Boards and sets will be provided. Eduardo Paguaga is a chess... Read more
Monday, June 08
11:15am - 12:15pm
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, June 10
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, June 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month.... Read more

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