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Adult Events

Thursday, April 01 to Thursday, May 13
12:00am - 11:55pm
In honor of National Poetry Month, Barrington Public Library has organized a Dial-A-Poem event running from April 1 - May 13. Call 401-237-0865 anytime to hear a poem recited by a Barrington Public Library staff or community member. A new poem will be uploaded every Thursday... Read more
Thursday, April 15 to Friday, May 14
12:00am - 11:55pm
National Card & Letter Writing Month (April 1 - May 14) is an annual effort to promote literacy and celebrate the art of letter writing. The writing, sending and receiving of letters, postcards and greeting cards is a traditional that has preserved our nation's history and... Read more
Wednesday, May 12
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, Facebook Messenger, groups, pages, and privacy. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid... Read more
Wednesday, May 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Thursday, May 13
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join cartoonist Cara Bean in this hands-on, visual thinking, mindfulness workshop. Cara walks participants through a series of creative exercises intended to lessen anxiety, build confidence, and grow creativity. Together, you’ll go over the basics of communicative drawing... Read more
Thursday, May 13
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Register to play nine holes of mini-golf at Library Cove! Brought to us by Carnival Party. Low scores will win YA books, snacks and more! 
Tuesday, May 18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
HELPING ANXIOUS KIDS GET BACK TO SCHOOL   Dr. Ellen Flannery Schroeder, Director of The Child Anxiety Program at URI offers this presentation on how to help children and adolescents with anxiety get back to school and enjoy it! Learn strategies for dealing with childhood and... Read more
Wednesday, May 19
10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Tech Class at 10 am via Zoom Learn the basics of Instagram, including setting up an account, posting pictures, adding to your story, following accounts, messaging with other Instagram members, and more. You do not need an Instagram account to attend. PLEASE NOTE:... Read more
Wednesday, May 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Tuesday, May 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Adults Who Read YA Book Club welcomes adults who enjoy reading without age-limits. Facilitated by retired librarian N. Gregg O'Brien and BPL adult services librarians. Upcoming selections include:  MAY 25 You Should See Me in a Crown by... Read more
Wednesday, May 26
10:00am - 11:30am
Let's Take it Outside! - Outdoor Learning Circle at 10am Join Digital Services Librarian, Siobhan, for an in-person, outdoor learning circle to discuss what we learned in classes this month. Bring your fully charged device and questions about Facebook or Instagram. We can walk... Read more
Tuesday, June 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. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
Monday, June 07
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 (or glass of wine – we won’t judge) and join a come-as-you-are virtual book chat on Zoom with librarian Ben Hanley. Be ready to talk up one... Read more
Wednesday, June 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
THIS GROUP IS FULL. Please contact Ben Hanley at bhanley@barringtonlibrary.org or 401-247-1920 x2 to be placed on a waiting list.Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Wednesday of the month... Read more
Wednesday, June 16
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group will meet via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to registrants two days before meetup. The group meets the third Wednesday evening of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm in the Trustee/... Read more
Thursday, July 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. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... 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. Discussion questions will be uploaded midway during each month. Discussions will... Read more
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