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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 be available the week of August 2.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Live: Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills in this interactive, virtual story time. Register. ...

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 "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: 18
Event Details:
Learn tips for 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. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program...
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 be available the week of August 2.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and 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 be available the week of August 2.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and 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 be available the week of August 2.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and 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 August 9.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
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.

Bonus! All Ages Kit: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 8/9 - 8/20
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Event Details:
BONUS! All Ages Kit: Summer Reading Badge Display Create a place to display and admire all of the badges you worked so hard to earn during Summer Reading. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver su...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Gr 3-8: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 8/9 - 8/20
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 8: Birdhouse Painting Paint a house for our tiny feathered friends, then fill it with birdseed and display it in your yard. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Gr K-2: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 8/9 - 8/20
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
Grades K – 2: Shaving Cream Marble Painting Use shaving cream and paint for a sensory art experience. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online, then stop in to pick up ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler/PreK: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 8/9 - 8/20
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Toddler/PreK: Cotton Swab Painting Use a cotton swab to dip, dot, and dash paint until your work of art is complete. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online, then stop...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit
Event Details:
Regular monthly meeting of the library's Board of Trustees. The meeting will take place in Meeting Room, Side A. See the meeting notice and agenda on the library website as these documents become available. Committee meetings often take place pr...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Let's stay connected while we're staying safe at home! Join Librarians Liz and Sam from your couch to discuss popular titles in a virtual book club for adults.  In a future where people can travel to parallel universes in which their counterp...

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 August 9.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Story Time in the Sun

9:45am - 10:15am
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Meet us for stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! Families are asked to sit together on provided blankets, set apart for social distancing. BALibrary Lawn, east of the upper parking lot. Weather permitting. Please register one name per family. Saf...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Story Time in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Meet us for stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! Families are asked to sit together on provided blankets, set apart for social distancing. BALibrary Lawn, east of the upper parking lot. Weather permitting. Please register one...
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 August 9.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Meditation Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Take a few mindful moments—feel the breeze on your face and the grass on your toes as we read stories and join in activities that introduce basic mindfulness skills. BALibrary Lawn, east of the upper parking lot. Weather permi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Keep It Real: Rising Out of Hatred

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Details:
In collaboration with Courageous Community ...

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 August 9.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes! Watch every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Live: Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills in this interactive, virtual story time. Register. ...

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

Tie-Dye in the Sun

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Plaza
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Grades 3-8 Try out tie-dye techniques on the Library plaza. We will provide 1 white T-shirt and 1 white bandana; please feel free to bring other items from home to tie-dye. Dress for a mess. Weather permitting. Safety precautions will be in pla...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Tie-Dye in the Sun

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Plaza
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 3-8 Try out tie-dye techniques on the Library plaza. We will provide 1 white T-shirt and 1 white bandana; please feel free to bring other items from home to tie-dye. Dress for a mess. Weather permitting. Safety precautions will be in pla...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 282
Event Details:
Nasty plants can be found everywhere, including indoors. Whether they sting, poke, irritate skin, or have other poisonous tendencies, some plants need special care when handling. Learn how to use and live among these plants safely. Register. ...

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.