Adult Events

Thursday, June 21
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Part 2: Internet & Search Engines - Learn about the Internet, including how to access and navigate a web browser and use search engines. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2. If you choose to bring your laptop, please... Read more
Monday, June 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, June 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
“When People Are Products: Facebook, Misinformation, and You” - A Social Media Lecture by Scott Kushner Facebook has recently been the subject of intense scrutiny, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg spending hours on Capitol Hill answering questions from Senators and Congresspersons. At... Read more
Monday, June 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Tuesday, June 26
10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Basics, Part 3: Gmail Basics - Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail or email account to attend this class. If you do have a Gmail account, please bring your email address and password. Registration is recommended. Register... Read more
Tuesday, June 26
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Wednesday, June 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, June 27
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more
Wednesday, June 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.
Thursday, June 28
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Computer Basics, Part 3: Gmail Basics - Learn how to create an account, send and receive email, privacy, and storage. You do not need a Gmail or email account to attend this class. If you do have a Gmail account, please bring your email address and password. Registration is recommended. Register... Read more
Monday, July 02
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, July 02
10:00am - 11:30am
Chat about your current favorite reads and enjoy light refreshments in a casual, friendly atmosphere. New members are always welcome. Contact the Reference Department to reserve your space at 401.247.1920 x302 or email janeg@barringtonlibrary.org.... Read more
Monday, July 02
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Tuesday, July 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Monday, July 09
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, July 09
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Tuesday, July 10
10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Basics, Part 4: Internet Safety Basics - Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to evaluate websites and create strong passwords. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-... Read more
Tuesday, July 10
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Flash Fiction Writing Workshop. This workshop will explore forms of flash fiction, testing the boundaries of this form, generating new work, and revising stories until they achieve the paradox that is the heart of good flash... Read more
Wednesday, July 11
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, July 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1941) 94 minutes Black & White Directed by Preston Sturges. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, William Demarest. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '... Read more
Wednesday, July 11
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more
Thursday, July 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Computer Basics, Part 4: Internet Safety Basics - Learn how to protect yourself from scams, dangers, and misinformation in the online environment. Includes how to evaluate websites and create strong passwords. Registration is recommended. Register below, or contact the Reference Desk at 401-247-... Read more
Monday, July 16
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, July 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Poetry Writing Workshop. Come and meet other writers and exchange ideas in a supportive, creative environment. Students will receive individualized attention, including feedback on their writing from workshop participants... Read more
Monday, July 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A book club for those who like to read cookbooks and enjoy a community meal. The group meets monthly on the third Monday night of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook and their own table setting.  Registration is required. This... Read more
Tuesday, July 17
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basics of Facebook, including setting up an account, friend requests, groups, pages, and privacy, on Tuesday, July 17 at 10 am. You do not need a Facebook account to attend the class. To create a Facebook account, you need an active and valid email account. Registration... Read more
Tuesday, July 17
6:30pm - 8:00pm
As we head outdoors to hike in the woods and fields or to work and play in our yards, we need to be aware of the presence of ticks. Ticks like damp, shady, leafy areas, where they can wait for a person or an animal to come into direct contact with them. That contact can lead to a tick bite and tick... Read more
Wednesday, July 18
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, July 18
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Not Rated (1951) 78 minutes Black & White Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s. A meek bank... Read more
Wednesday, July 18
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop. Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment.  Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills. Class 1:  Giving and... Read more

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