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

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 11/29 - 12/5
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Watch now on YouTube! A new YouTube video every Monday, full of stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and important early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Happy Holiday Mail Take-And-Make

12/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 12/08/2021 @ 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
In collaboration with Billet-Doux Stationery & Invitations Create festive cards and spread holiday cheer to local homebound residents. Return completed cards to the Library by Dec 15 and we’ll take care of distributing them. Kit includes materia...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 12/6 - 12/12
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available December 6.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Buying & Selling Online

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Learn how to buy and sell items as well as how to stay safe and avoid scams while using sites like Craigslist, eBay, and Facebook Marketplace. Register. Virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

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

Watch Now: Story Time Shorts

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Tune into our YouTube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities, then follow along with at home. New videos added throughout the month. Head to youtube.com/ YSAtBALibrary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wellness Take-And-Make Kit

12/07/2021 @ 9:00am - 12/11/2021 @ 5:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Treat yourself to some down time during the holidays with mindful coloring.  Take & Make kit includes coloring book, and colored pencils. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Photo Slideshow with Canva

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker, Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Use free, web-based software Canva to create a photo slideshow. Learn to import photos, then add text, animations, and effects. Register. In person or virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Button Making

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Grade 3 – 8, caregivers welcome Create your own buttons to show off on your lanyards. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Button Making

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Grade 3 – 8, caregivers welcome Create your own buttons to show off on your lanyards. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Library Resources for Job Seekers

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Business Topics, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
In collaboration with Barrington Career Center Curious about insider tips and tricks to accelerate your job search? Library resources can help, from writing resumes to finding target companies in your area. Register. Virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

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

Family Heirloom Ornament Take-And-Make

12/10/2021 @ 9:00am - 12/17/2021 @ 9:00pm
Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Gather the family to share stories and create an ornament for one another or a relative. The felt and wood slice materials, plus accessories, will add a festive and heartfelt touch to your home for years to come. Register. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Cozy Pajama Story Time

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Dress in your coziest PJs, grab your favorite stuffed friend (and grownup!), and cuddle up for relaxing stories, rhymes, and songs. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
Brazilian guitarist Luciano Antonio plays a selection of original arrangements, ranging from bossa nova to jazz to samba. Register. Virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

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

WeDo Together

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
PreK – Grade 2 w/caregiver Kids team up with their adults to build and code a working LEGO robot! Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 12/13 - 12/19
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available December 13.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

LIT @ Home: Book Potluck

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join Adult Services librarians to discuss popular titles in a social book club for adults. Virtual. Register. New: register we’ll let you know when you can stop by the Library to pick up a fun bag of bookish LIT swag. While supplies last. Book Po...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

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

Puppet Show: Time to Sleep

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available December 14.  Video puppet performances by the BALibrary Librarians, adapted from some of our favorite picture books.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Baby Rhyme Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Join Chef Glen Zamet from The Garlands as he inspires your holiday menu this season with Sea Scallops and Pea Pesto Risotto. Register. Virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.

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

Kindness Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Spread a little kindness with rhymes, stories, and songs. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Kindness Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Spread a little kindness with rhymes, stories, and songs. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Enjoy rhymes, a nature walk, and playtime at the Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Weather permitting. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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

Introduction to Podcasting

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
Discover the tools you need to start your own podcast, like recording software and necessary equipment. Then learn how to distribute your content. Register. Virtual. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Programs

Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. First-time participants may need to download and run the free software upon joining a program. For this reason, we recommend joining a few minutes early.