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This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bring Your Own Craft

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room Side B at Barrington Area Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts/Maker, Community/Nonprofit
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Bring a project to work on while you enjoy the company of friends and neighbors. Knitting, sketching, embroidery, or any portable craft - all are welcome. BYOC is a monthly event o

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Bring a project to work on while you enjoy the company of friends and neighbors. Knitting, sketching, embroidery, or any portable craft - all are welcome. BYOC is a monthly event on 4th Wednesdays. Register for a reminder or drop-in between 1 and ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Lego Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program Room.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Five Essentials for Self-Care with the Resilient Activist

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Program
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Through five key principles – Replenish Our Resources, Reconnect To Nature, Respect All Life, Revamp Our Spending, ReGreen Our Planet – you will explore how to nurture yourself whi

Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:
Through five key principles – Replenish Our Resources, Reconnect To Nature, Respect All Life, Revamp Our Spending, ReGreen Our Planet – you will explore how to nurture yourself while nurturing Earth. Register. Virtual. ...

Library Closed - Staff In-Service Day

All Day
Barrington Area Library

The Library will be closed all day on Thursday, April 25, 2024, for a staff in-service training day.

Closing
Branches:
Barrington Area Library
Description:
The Library will be closed all day on Thursday, April 25, 2024, for a staff in-service training day. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Happy Birthday Story Time

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

All ages w/caregiver Join us for a special story time during your birthday month and we’ll celebrate YOU with stories, songs, and a craft! Register with the birthday child’s nam

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Join us for a special story time during your birthday month and we’ll celebrate YOU with stories, songs, and a craft! Register with the birthday child’s name. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Baby Fair

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room at Barrington Area Library
Program Type:
Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Connect with the information and resources you need most as an expecting parent or caregiver of a child ages 0 – 2. Enjoy baby and me activities, expert presentations on topics lik

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 149
Event Details:
Connect with the information and resources you need most as an expecting parent or caregiver of a child ages 0 – 2. Enjoy baby and me activities, expert presentations on topics like sleep, mealtimes, parents’ rights, and more. Get in touch with local...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Family Story Time

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Family Story Time

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult/YA Summer Book Buzz

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join Adult Services librarians to hear about some of the most anticipated adult and young adult summer releases. You might even go home with a free book! Register. Meeting Room.

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join Adult Services librarians to hear about some of the most anticipated adult and young adult summer releases. You might even go home with a free book! Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Elgin Symphony's Listeners Club

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room Side B at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Your chance to delve deep into the concert experience with a personal guided tour by ESO musicians. Hear them perform live and share personal insights about each concert program. R

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Details:
Your chance to delve deep into the concert experience with a personal guided tour by ESO musicians. Hear them perform live and share personal insights about each concert program. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Lapsit

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Program Type:
Story Time
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 0 – 12 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 12 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooks with Books: Let's Talk Pizza

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room Side B at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Let’s talk pizza!  Where to order and what to order? Or do you prefer to make your own? Come share your ideas! Register. Meeting Room.

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Let’s talk pizza!  Where to order and what to order? Or do you prefer to make your own? Come share your ideas! Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Ukulele Sing-Along Story Time

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Experience the joys of song and dance in this interactive, sing-along story time. Program Room.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Experience the joys of song and dance in this interactive, sing-along story time. Program Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Ukulele Baby Rhyme Time

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Join our Librarians and their ukuleles in this interactive, musical rhyme time, and learn the benefits of bathing your baby in song! Program Room.

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Join our Librarians and their ukuleles in this interactive, musical rhyme time, and learn the benefits of bathing your baby in song! Program Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Beginning Embroidery (Gr 4-8)

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:

Learn how to do basic embroidery by decorating your very own clock. Register. Program Room.

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to do basic embroidery by decorating your very own clock. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Art Play

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers wel

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Story Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Time to dance, sing, and enjoy stories especially for preschoolers.  

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Time to dance, sing, and enjoy stories especially for preschoolers.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Companion Planting

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Create gardens with plant combinations that can deter pests, attract pollinators, and look beautiful. Garden coach Mark Lyons discusses best practices and what to avoid.

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Create gardens with plant combinations that can deter pests, attract pollinators, and look beautiful. Garden coach Mark Lyons discusses best practices and what to avoid. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Little Kids, Big Feelings

Friday, May 3, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Program Room at Barrington Area Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:

Ages 3 – 6 w/caregiver Mister Rogers said that anything mentionable is manageable. Let’s create a space to talk about all feelings - big and small - through books, songs, and mi

Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 6 w/caregiver Mister Rogers said that anything mentionable is manageable. Let’s create a space to talk about all feelings - big and small - through books, songs, and mindfulness exercises. Program Room.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

QPR Suicide Prevention

Friday, May 3, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room Side A at Barrington Area Library
Program Type:
Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

In collaboration with BStrong Together and Ascension Illinois Behavioral Health May is National Mental Health Month. Mandy Burbank, LCSW & certified QPR trainer, shares what

Required
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
In collaboration with BStrong Together and Ascension Illinois Behavioral Health May is National Mental Health Month. Mandy Burbank, LCSW & certified QPR trainer, shares what to do when you’re concerned that someone is contemplating self-harm. ...