Library will close at 12:30 pm on Wed, Nov 21 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and reopen Sat, Nov 24 at 9 am.

Kids Events

Wednesday, November 21
10:00am - 11:00am
Celebrate the spirit of Thanksgiving with crafts and activities for all ages. Limited to 20 participants. Register online or by calling (401) 247-1920 x4.
Friday, November 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of woodlands, open fields, and saltwater marshes on the Palmer River. Johannis is maintained and... Read more
Monday, November 26
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, November 26
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Thursday, November 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, November 30
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Saturday, December 01
10:00am - 3:00pm
Stop by anytime between 10 and 3 pm and hop on the Maker Lab! Equipped with 3D printers, CNC routers, vinyl cutters and more! The Lab will be parked on the side of the Library in the Tap-In parking lot. 
Monday, December 03
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, December 03
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, December 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Calling all Hampden Meadows students! Please join School Librarian Mrs. Roy and Children's Librarian Miss Lisa as we collaborate in our first ever Family Book Club. Each month we'll delve into one of the 2019 Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominations (RICBA). Our third pick is the non-... Read more
Wednesday, December 05
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Make heartfelt holiday crafts and cards for loved ones.  Registration begins Monday, November 26. Register online by calling 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to 20 participants.
Thursday, December 06
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, December 07
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Monday, December 10
11:00am - 11:30am
Join us every Monday morning for family-friendly movie shorts. Bring your favorite blanket, snacks and get comfy with your kids. Films are age-appropriate with a softer volume setting. Drop-in, free.
Monday, December 10
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Don't get lost in downloadables, tablets and video games. Make room and memories with your kids by sharing time playing good old fashioned board games together. Every Monday we'll have an array of activities to explore in a fun, safe environment. Drop-in, free.
Monday, December 10
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mr. Incredible is left to care for the kids while Elastigirl is out saving the world.  PG (2018) 1 hour 58 minutes. 
Tuesday, December 11
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we travel back in time to enjoy an original storybook recording of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with Dr. William Haffner-Jones. He also will introduce the wonders of the vintage victrola housed in the Barrington Preservation Society Museum as a part of this holiday program.... Read more
Wednesday, December 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join Brenna in creating holiday cheer and crafts to share your loved ones! Registration begins Monday, November 19. Register online by calling 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to 20 participants.
Thursday, December 13
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 3 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
Friday, December 14
11:00am - 11:30am
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.
Tuesday, December 18
10:00am - 11:00am
In the midst of your holiday hustle and bustle, stop by the Kids Room and decorate some cookies with us (while supplies last).  Drop-in from 10 to 11 am.
Thursday, December 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Decorate a holiday ornament with your child to enjoy for years to come. Register online or by calling (401)-247-1920 x4. Limited to 15 spaces. Recommended for kids 4+.
Thursday, December 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
Tip your hat to the dynamic musical performance of Johnny the K. Your kids will devour the engaging songs, movement and of course all the hats! Limited to 75 persons. Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up (first-come, first-serve) on Thursday, December 20. 
Friday, December 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
A low-key, no pressure animal adventure for children and adults. Dave takes pride in helping people feel more comfortable with the animals he presents. Free entry tickets are available for pick-up in the Kids Room (first-come first serve) on Friday, December 21. Limited to 75 persons.
Tuesday, February 19
10:30am - 12:15pm
Friday, February 22
10:30am - 12:15pm
Tuesday, April 16
10:30am - 12:15pm
Thursday, April 18
10:30am - 12:15pm