Barrington Area Library Closed From 9 PM, Friday, March 13, 2020, Until Further Notice

As a precautionary response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Barrington Area Library will be temporarily closed to public entry from 9 PM, Friday, March 13, 2020, until further notice. This decision is based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and local health departments, which cite social distancing and event cancellations as effective means for preventing the spread of disease. Please monitor our website at and our social media channels for updated information.

Story Fest

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Celebrate all the ways stories can be shared. Enjoy special performances, story activities, crafts, and popcorn all afternoon. Story Fest is made possible thanks to an endowment from former Barrington teacher Marge Luther, and was created to encourage and instill a love of reading in children. Drop in.

1:30 PM Puppet Show, "Hans My Hedgehog" by Sea Beast Puppet Company
2-4 PM Face painting
2:30 PM Storyteller Megan Wells
3:30 PM The Heart of the Story by Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre
All afternoon Crafts and Folktale Scavenger Hunt