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Adult Events

Tuesday, June 29 to Friday, August 20
12:00am - 11:55pm
Tails & Tales - Are you asking yourself, what are stupid pet tricks? Well, it all started as a recurring segment on The David Letterman Show in 1980 (and then continued on his Late Show) where participants would appear on stage with their pets showcasing a somewhat unusual skill or trick. Click... Read more
Tuesday, July 06 to Friday, August 20
12:00am - 11:55pm
Join Barrington Public Library and twelve local Barrington businesses for our first Community Story Walk! From July 6 - August 20, twelve unique story boards containing a passage from books fitting our Summer Reading Theme "Tails & Tales" will be displayed in... Read more
Wednesday, July 28
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm. REGISTER HERE!   Jul 7  ... Read more
Sunday, August 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussions will remain active for a reasonable duration to allow new members to... Read more
Monday, August 02
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outdoor Adult Book ChatMonday, August 2 at 3 pm in Library Cove (weather permitting) Join a book chat in Library Cove with librarians Ben Hanley and Siobhan Egan. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently reading and get a bunch of new awesome book suggestions... Read more
Wednesday, August 04
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Paint & Mocktail PartyWednesday, August 4 at 6 pm in Library Cove (weather permitting)Rain date: Wednesday, August 18 at 6 pm Join us for a fun adults night out! Modeled after the popular "paint & wine" nights, enjoy watercolor painting instruction by a local... Read more
Wednesday, August 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm. REGISTER HERE!   Jul 7  ... Read more
Wednesday, August 11
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Bringing Up Baby 1938 – 102 minutes – Black & white – Not rated Classic screwball comedy about a zany heiress (Katharine Hepburn) who complicates the life of uptight paleontologist (Grant).  Part of Librarian Doug Swiszcz's film lecture series, Cary Grant: A... Read more
Wednesday, August 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm. REGISTER HERE!   Jul 7  ... Read more
Wednesday, August 18
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House 1948 – 94 minutes – Black & white – Not rated A New York advertising executive (Grant) decides to build a home for his family in the suburbs, but getting from design to completed house is an exercise in frustration. With Myrna Loy,... Read more
Wednesday, August 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm. REGISTER HERE!   Jul 7  ... Read more
Wednesday, August 25
1:00pm - 3:30pm
North by Northwest 1959 – 136 minutes – Color – Not rated Hitchcock’s edge-of-your-seat thriller finds Grant playing an innocent man mistaken for a U.S. C.I.A. agent and pursued by enemy spies. With Eva Marie Saint, James Mason.  Part of Librarian Doug Swiszcz's film... Read more
Wednesday, September 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussions will remain active for a reasonable duration to allow new members to... Read more
Wednesday, September 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm from September through June (7 pm starting in January) in person, unless otherwise noted. Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. Participants will read an assigned classic one... Read more
Monday, September 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea & Book Chat: A Virtual Book Discussion Group First Monday of the Month at 3 pm on Zoom (unless otherwise noted)  Grab a cup of tea and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one book you recently read or are currently... Read more
Wednesday, September 22
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 6:30 pm in the Trustee/Board Room (7 pm starting in January), unless otherwise noted.  Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. This group will alternate between... Read more
Friday, October 01
9:00am - 9:30am
Join our GoodReads online book discussion group, A Universe of Stories. One book will be selected for two months that the group can read and discuss. Titles will be available from the public catalog. Discussions will remain active for a reasonable duration to allow new members to... Read more
Wednesday, October 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm from September through June (7 pm starting in January) in person, unless otherwise noted. Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. Participants will read an assigned classic one... Read more
Sunday, October 17
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 6:30 pm in the Trustee/Board Room (7 pm starting in January), unless otherwise noted.  Some meetings may be on Zoom, depending on weather. This group will alternate between... Read more
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