Adult Events

Saturday, March 23
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurie MacDougall, the founder and executive director of REST (Resouces, Education, Support, Together)  will lead this workshop on administering Naloxone to reverse an overdose of opioids.  Space is limited. Register using the form below or call 401-247-1920 x2. Free and open to all Made... Read more
Sunday, March 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barrington Preservation Society and Barrington Public Library invite you to enjoy an afternoon performance by The Vox Hunters. Self-proclaimed seekers and singers of old songs, cultivators of local music, and chronic multi-instrumentalists, Armand Aromin and Benedict Gagliardi... Read more
Monday, March 25
11:00am - 12:00pm
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, March 25
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or individual. Please do not put your name on the diorama. Prize packs will be awarded to one of each of the following groups. 10 and under, 11-17 and... Read more
Monday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library is starting a pilot program for veterans to write down and share their experiences within a safe, supportive environment so their stories and experiences will never be forgotten. Participants will meet on a biweekly basis... Read more
Tuesday, March 26
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Internet, & Search Engines: Learn about and how to use a computer, including the desktop, keyboard, and mouse/touchpad, and the Internet, including how to access and navigate a web browser and use search engines. This is an introductory class for beginners with minimal or no... Read more
Tuesday, March 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet the architect and author Katie Hutchison for a presentation of her latest book The New Cottage, published by Taunton Press in 2018. The mere thought of "cottage" puts the mind at ease, as a cottage is where life is simple, comforting, and true... Read more
Wednesday, March 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, March 27
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Murder on the Orient ExpressRated PG-13 (2017) 1 hour and 54 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's MURDER AT THE MOVIES film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot must decide... Read more
Wednesday, March 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.
Wednesday, March 27
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Science Fiction/Fantasy Writing Workshop. Have you ever wanted to write a science fiction or fantasy story but are not sure how to begin?  This workshop goes beyond general writing techniques and instead... Read more
Thursday, March 28
9:30am - 12:00pm
Are you living with chronic pain? Start the New Year by owning your health with a free six-week, small group chronic pain self-management program led by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a Stanford University evidence-... Read more
Thursday, March 28
6:30pm - 9:00pm
What does it mean to be American? How do Americans from diverse backgrounds understand and shape the American creed? What is your family's American story?  Barrington Public Library is hosting a screening of the PBS documentary film American Creed, followed by a Community... Read more
Thursday, March 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children and adolescents are exposed to and use technology and electronic devices at home, in school, and in their social environment at an unprecedented rate. This exposure has impacts on their brain development as well as their social emotional development. Come learn about those impacts... Read more
Monday, April 01
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 01
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or individual. Please do not put your name on the diorama. Prize packs will be awarded to one of each of the following groups. 10 and under, 11-17 and... Read more
Monday, April 01
10:00am - 11:30am
Join us to share your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome!  The First Monday Morning of the Month Book Group meets throughout the year, with the exception of Monday holidays when it will meet on the second Monday. For... Read more
Tuesday, April 02
10:00am - 11:30am
THIS DISCUSSION GROUP IS NOW FULL. To be added to the waiting list contact jessicad@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401-247-1920 x7. Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program from the Foreign Policy Association that... Read more
Tuesday, April 02
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This year's Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) selection is What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha, a powerful memoir of Mona's uncovering of elevated lead levels in Flint, Michigan's drinking water. The selection deals with themes of corporate greed, grassroots activism,... Read more
Wednesday, April 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, April 03
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Science Fiction/Fantasy Writing Workshop. Have you ever wanted to write a science fiction or fantasy story but are not sure how to begin?  This workshop goes beyond general writing techniques and instead... Read more
Thursday, April 04
9:30am - 12:00pm
Are you living with chronic pain? Start the New Year by owning your health with a free six-week, small group chronic pain self-management program led by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a Stanford University evidence-... Read more
Thursday, April 04
1:00pm - 2:30pm
From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City (NR, 25 mins, 2016, English)Documentary investigating the Michigan Water Crisis by filmmakers Elise Conklin and Liv LarsenFilm is available to stream through Kanopy here. Watch... Read more
Saturday, April 06
9:00am - 1:00pm
This training is led by Bradley Hospital/Lifespan and gives anyone the skills to help an adult who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. It will include a new supplement on opioid mediation awareness.     Free and open to adults. Space is limited. Register... Read more
Monday, April 08
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 08
9:00am - 9:00pm
It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or individual. Please do not put your name on the diorama. Prize packs will be awarded to one of each of the following groups. 10 and under, 11-17 and... Read more
Monday, April 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Every veteran has a story. Barrington Public Library is starting a pilot program for veterans to write down and share their experiences within a safe, supportive environment so their stories and experiences will never be forgotten. Participants will meet on a biweekly basis... Read more
Wednesday, April 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, April 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group 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. Facilitators Nancy... Read more
Thursday, April 11
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with addiction and follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they investigate why addiction is not a moral failing, but a chronic, treatable medical condition.  Discussion following the film will be led by Thomas Joyce of the East Bay... Read more

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