Upcoming Events

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Cooks With Books: One Life Kitchen

December 10, 2019
11:30am - 1:15pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a delicious and interactive experience at One Life Kitchen.  We will make and sample a few appetizers and dessert. Register. Off-site. One Life Kitchen, 742 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Advanced Soap Making

December 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Learn to use the melt-and-pour method, along with additives like loofahs and activated charcoal, to make beautiful soaps. 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.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Sensory Story Time

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Children enjoy books, music, and movement activities designed to engage the senses and build language and literacy skills. For children of all abilities. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Advanced Soap Making

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn to use the melt-and-pour method, along with additives like loofahs and activated charcoal, to make beautiful soaps. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Art Play

December 11, 2019
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.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Story Time Nature Walk at Crabtree Nature Center

December 12, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Enjoy stories, a nature walk, and playtime at Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Dress for the weather. Register. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Non-Profit Know-How: Tools and Techniques for Connection

December 12, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
How can organizations best connect with their stakeholders, clients, and community members? The director of NIU's Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and BALibrary favorite Dr Alicia Schatteman will introduce participants to the concepts, tools, and...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Homeschool STEM Lab

December 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Ages 6 – 13 Explore, play, and learn with a variety of technology including coding, robotics, engineering challenges, and more! Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft Grab Bag

December 12, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Atrium
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
We’ve got extra crafting supplies – stop by and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! While supplies lasts. Drop in. Atrium. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time Dance Party

December 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Ages 2-6 w/caregiverDance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin' story time. Don't forget your dancin' shoes! Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Anime in the Afternoon

December 13, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 6 – 8 Enjoy some kawaii crafts while we watch a favorite anime or two. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Second Fridays Presents Flamenco Music & Dance

December 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Diego Alonso & Carlo Basile present an interactive performance-lecture on flamenco. Featuring world-class artists dedicated to multicultural music performance and education. Enjoy the sound of Spanish guitars and the dancing of Leticia Aravena, a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 16, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 17, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Photo Restoration for Beginners

December 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Have you scanned old photos, slides, or negatives in the digital studio? Take the next step and learn about basic editing and restoration techniques in Adobe Photoshop to make them look even better. Register. Conference Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Harry Potter Fan Club

December 17, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Grades 4 – 8 Meet up with other fans of J. K. Rowling’s magical series and enjoy some Hogwarts-inspired crafts and games. Wizard or muggle, you’re welcome here. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool STEAM

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with exciting experiments and activities. Dress for a mess. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 18, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Crafternoons: Woven Decorations

December 18, 2019
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Grades K-3 Woven decorations. Make a take-home craft at the Library. Register for each event. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 18, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Keep It Real Conversations: The Art of Listening

December 18, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Join Community Engagement Librarian Sam in a discussion to introduce or expand on ideas from the Courageous Conversations series. Register. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Cafe (Tentative Dates)

December 19, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Study for finals at the Library. We’ll provide extra space for group study and snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Candle Making

December 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn the basics of candle making in this hands-on class. Use scents, dyes, and other elements to create two types of candles to take home.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.

Make a Button

December 19, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Event Details:
All ages Drop in to design and make your very own button. Drop in. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Candle Making

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Learn the basics of candle making in this hands-on class. Use scents, dyes, and other elements to create two types of candles to take home.Register. Zimmerman Room. ...