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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers. ...

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Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in an energetic story time for toddlers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. 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.

Lego Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program Room. ...

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Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Happy Birthday Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Join us for a special story time during your birthday month and we’ll celebrate YOU with stories, songs, and a craft! Register with the birthday child’s name. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Family Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Drop in. Story Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Lapsit

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 12 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. 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.

Ukulele Sing-Along Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Experience the joys of song and dance in this interactive, sing-along story time. Program Room. ...

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Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

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

Beginning Embroidery (Gr 4-8)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to do basic embroidery by decorating your very own clock. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Art Play

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Story Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Time to dance, sing, and enjoy stories especially for preschoolers.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. 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.

Little Kids, Big Feelings

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 6 w/caregiver Mister Rogers said that anything mentionable is manageable. Let’s create a space to talk about all feelings - big and small - through books, songs, and mindfulness exercises. Program Room.  ...

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Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Virtual All-Ages Story Time

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Watch and sing along to help your child develop important early literacy skills. Check out a Story Time To Go Kit with shakers, scarves, and rhythm sticks to turn virtual story time into an interactive experience! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Virtual Story Time Shorts

All Day
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities - follow along with at home.  Check out a Story Time To Go Kit with shakers, scarves, and rhythm sticks to turn virtual story time into an interactive experience! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Zines for Tweens and Teens (Gr 3-8)

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Learn the basics of creating a zine, a homemade publication about something you love. Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Ages 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Time: Lapsit

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 12 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Story Times

Program space is limited. BALibrary cardholders receive priority admission until a program begins or is filled. Drop in except where noted. Story Room.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

All About Animals: Giraffees (Gr K-2)

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn all about giraffes & make a giraffe craft! Register. Program 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.

Story Time Nature Walk at Crabtree Nature Center

10:30am - 11:15am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
All Ages w/ caregiver Enjoy stories, a nature walk, and playtime at the Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

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Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

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.

Mother’s Day Craft

4:00pm - 4:45pm
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:
Make some seed-embedded paper that you can plant and watch bloom. Drop in. Program Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Art Play

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admission. Customers from other library districts will be admitted as space is available. Seating is first come, first served.