Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
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.

Take-and-Make Kits

All Day 10/12 - 10/23
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online and then stop by the Library to pick up your kit between Oct 12 – 23.   Toddler – PreK: Texture and Leaf Rubbing Young ch...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Browse, Borrow, and Boo!

All Day 10/19 - 11/1
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Wear your costume to the Library between Monday, Oct 19 and Sunday, Nov 1 to receive a “treat” from the Youth Services Desk! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Watch here anytime from October 19 - November 1. Join Spark the Firefly and her friends in Firefly Grove for stories, songs, shadow puppets, interactive movement, and fun! Get in the Halloween spirit!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
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 on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Watch Live: Harry Potter Fan Club

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
Grades K-8 ...

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: All Ages Story Time

All Day
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 on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Live: Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills in this interactive, virtual story time. ...

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: All Ages Story Time

All Day
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 on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Watch Live: Fierce Family Trivia Night

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Children, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Don’t let the competition scare you! Play live against other families, answering spine-tingling questions designed for both kids and adults. ...

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: All Ages Story Time

All Day
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 on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

All Day
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 on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
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:
This program will become available on October 27.  Tune into our Youtube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities that you can follow along with at home. New videos will be added weekly. Search “Barrington Area Library Youth S...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: The Grouchy Ladybug

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 on October 27.  A virtual performance of picture book favorite The Grouchy Ladybug, by your favorite Librarians. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Story Times in the Sun

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Meet us outside for stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! Families are asked to sit together on provided blankets, set apart for social distancing. Out of consideration for other participants, please arrive wearing a mask (adu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Live: Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills in this interactive, virtual story time. ...

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: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Live: Virtual Costume Party Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Wear your costume and join us virtually for stories, songs, and more! ...

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: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: All Ages Story Time

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 the week of October 26.  A new on demand story time every Monday!  Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work on critical th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

12 Days of Take and Make: Wooden Bead Wreath

All Day
Children, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Make something unique to give or to keep. BALibrary Cardholders: register for each project you’d like and we’ll email you when your selected kits are ready for pickup. While supplies last, registration closes Monday, October 19.  This project...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

12 Days of Take and Make: Elf Pinecone Ornament

All Day
Children, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Make something unique to give or to keep. BALibrary Cardholders: register for each project you’d like and we’ll email you when your selected kits are ready for pickup. While supplies last, registration closes Monday, October 19.  Use a mini p...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

12 Days of Take and Make: Swing Cards

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Make something unique to give or to keep. BALibrary Cardholders: register for each project you’d like and we’ll email you when your selected kits are ready for pickup. While supplies last, registration closes Monday, October 19.  A three-dime...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

12 Days of Take and Make: Wooden Spool Ornament

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Make something unique to give or to keep. BALibrary Cardholders: register for each project you’d like and we’ll email you when your selected kits are ready for pickup. While supplies last, registration closes Monday, October 19.  This project...