Building Temporarily Closed - Many Services Available!

To help curb the spread of COVID-19, the Library building is temporarily closed. Many services, such as Parking Lot Pick-Up, Borrow By Mail, locker delivery, and phone/chat assistance, are available. Details on our website.

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Barrington Area Library
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To help curb the spread of COVID-19, the Library building will temporarily close to the public, beginning Monday, Nov 23. Many services will remain available, such as Borrow By Mail, locker delivery, and phone/chat assistance, and Parking Lot Pick-Up...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooks with Books Hot Chocolate Take & Make Kit

01/12/2021 @ 10:00am - 01/31/2021 @ 5:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Let's start the New Year with something different!  Take advantage of our Parking Lot Pick Up option and register to pick up a Cooks with Books Take & Make Kit between January 12th and January 31st.  This month will be focused...
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! Stories, songs, and rhymes to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and 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 Now: Check Out This Book!

All Day
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
This program will become available every Wednesday.  Catch a new video each week to find out about awesome books recommended by your trusty librarian friends. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Exploring Google Drive

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Go beyond Gmail to discover the Google Drive suite of apps. Learn about the functionality of docs, forms, calendar, photos, and more. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program one day before the schedule...
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! Stories, songs, and rhymes 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 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: 10
Event Details:
Books, songs, rhymes, and movement to build language and literacy skills. ...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Details:
Historian Jim Gibbons will explain the socioeconomic and political impact of the 1980s. Gibbons will discuss the end of the Cold War, nuclear threats, and President Ronald Reagan’s famous words, “….Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”  From the ...

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! Stories, songs, and rhymes 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:
Watch Now on YouTube! A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes 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:
Watch Now on YouTube! A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes 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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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.

Watch Now: Story Time Shorts

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Everyone
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
This program will become available on February 2.  Tune into our YouTube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities: follow along at home! New videos added throughout the month. Find us at youtube.com/YSAtBALibrary ...
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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 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: 12
Event Details:
Books, songs, rhymes, and movement to build language and literacy skills. ...

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.

Getting Started with OverDrive & Hoopla

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Learn how to use two of the Library’s most popular apps, OverDrive & Hoopla. This program will cover downloading e-books, audiobooks, movies and TV shows to your personal devices. Register. Registered participants will receive an email with a ...
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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 February 1.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme 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 February 8.  A new, on-demand story time every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhyme to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and 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.

Gr 3-8: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 2/8 - 2/19
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 8: Styrofoam Printmaking Learn the basics of printmaking and design your own art print with simple materials Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online and the...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Gr K-2: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 2/8 - 2/19
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Grades K – 2: Pom Pom Picture Frame Create a colorful picture frame for your favorite photo. 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 pi...