Upcoming Events

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Age
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This event is in the "Children" group.

Art Studio

January 24, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Grades 1 – 8 We have the supplies, you have the ideas - let's make art! Drop in. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Story Time

January 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiverPlease bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Family Book Club: The Water Horse

January 26, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Pick up a free copy of The Water Horse, read it as a family, then join us for fun activities based on the book. Register. Program Room. When eight-year-old Kirstie and her family go beach combing near their home in Scotland, she...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

January 27, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiverChildren (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library district...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Living

January 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Learn tips on how to maintain a healthy diet, even when faced with a busy schedule. Boguslawa Susol of BLS Nutrition Consulting, LLC, presents. Register. Zimmerman Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Time

January 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Up to 24 months w/caregiverShare songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are adm...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time

January 28, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiverPlay and explore with stories, songs, art and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are admitte...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

January 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. Use formatting options, line spacing, and page alignment tools. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. Intended for beginners. Conference Room. Register. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

January 28, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. Use formatting options, line spacing, and page alignment tools. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. Intended for beginners. Conference Room. Register. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

January 29, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiverChildren (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library district...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Art Play

January 29, 2020
10:45am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiverThrough process-oriented art, kids express their creativity and imagination with a variety of materials, including paint! Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Please bring your Barrington Area Library ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MAKE with a Mission: Cards for Kids

January 29, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Atrium
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
In collaboration with Billet-Doux Couture StationeryStop by the table in the atrium to make cards for the kids who’ll be in Lurie Children’s Hospital over Valentine’s Day. We’ll deliver them to Lurie to brighten their day. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Family Book Club: The Water Horse

January 29, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Pick up a free copy of The Water Horse, read it as a family, then join us for fun activities based on the book. Register. Program Room. When eight-year-old Kirstie and her family go beach combing near their home in Scotland, she...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby & Toddler Playtime

January 30, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 3 w/ caregiverChildren learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are admitted as s...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

January 30, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiverChildren (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library district...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cole Porter & The Great Depression

January 30, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Between the market crash and Pearl Harbor, Cole Porter wrote elegant and witty scores for twelve shows and four films, cruised around the world -- and was permanently injured. Journey through this hectic period in Porter’s life, enjoying music from e...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tech Open Lab

January 31, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All agesFamilies explore a variety of technology such as robots, circuits, iPads, and more. Drop in. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Practice Test

February 1, 2020
10:00am - 1:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Take an SAT practice test at BALibrary! Test proctored by C2 Education Kildeer. Results shared with students and parents in personalized conference within a week. Register.Zimmerman Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Screen-Free Week in Youth Services

All Day2/3 - 2/9
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
This event is in the "Children" group.

Art Play

February 3, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiverOpen-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

February 3, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiverChildren (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library district...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Student Loan Repayment Challenges

February 3, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Business Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Details:
Through this comprehensive student loan workshop, attendees will learn how to best address the challenge of repaying large student loan debts. Ed Beckstrom of Consumer Credit Counseling presents. Register. Zimmerman Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cancelled: SCORE Mentoring Sessions

February 4, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Cancelled
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Do you have a business question? Get free, confidential business advice from retired small business owners and top industry executives. SCORE's experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management, an...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Time

February 4, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Up to 24 months w/caregiverShare songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are adm...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time

February 4, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiverPlay and explore with stories, songs, art and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts are admitte...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Valentine Florals

February 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Use archival ink pens to create a lovely floral piece for a special someone or just for you. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Laser-Etched Wine Bag and Glass

February 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create a custom design to be etched onto a canvas wine bag and a stemless wine glass using our Laser Cutter. Conference Room. Register. ...