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Art from the Heart

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Bring your creativity and curiosity. Come explore materials, learn about process and make art that is uniquely yours. Drop in. Program Room.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Snow Slime

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 8 Get ready to learn how to make some winter snow slime. Dress for a mess! 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.

Sensory Playtime

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages Join us in a sensory play time that will include rice, sand, music, and other play that engages the senses. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

This event is appropriate for all ages with a caregiver. 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.

Big Blue Block Drop-In Play

9:30am - 12:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
All ages w/ caregiver Drop in to play, create, and build with our Big Blue Blocks. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Slime Time

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 6 Learn how to make slime. Dress for a mess! Register. Program Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Pokemon Fan Club

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 6 Gotta catch them all! Let’s talk Pokemon, play games, and make crafts inspired by Pokemon. 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.

Little Kids, Big Feelings

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:
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. Drop in. Story Room.    ...

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.

Goodnight Story Time

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Shake out your sillies. get cozy, and listen to bedtime tales in this calming evening story time designed to help kids get a good night’s sleep. Drop in. Story Room.   ...

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.

 

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Fandom Fest

11:00am - 4:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:
Fandom Fest is back! Celebrate Jedi, Whovians, Avengers, Trekkies, heroes, and even villains with a full artist alley, cosplayers galore, epic photo ops, cool crafts, and, new this year, live music! Get a free airbrush tattoo, join the super scavenge...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Family Explorers: Animal Tracks

10:30am - 11:15am
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: 1
Event Details:
PreK – Grade 2 w/caregiver Let’s read Whose Footprint Is That? by Darrin Lunde and learn all about different types of animal tracks. Get ready to track the animal footprints you find with a craft activity. Register one name per family. Program Roo...
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.

Big Blue Block Drop-In Play

9:30am - 12:00pm
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
All ages w/ caregiver Drop in to play, create, and build with our Big Blue Blocks. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Pokemon Fan Club

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 6 Gotta catch them all! Let’s talk Pokemon, play games, and make crafts inspired by Pokemon. Register. Program Room.    ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Clock Embroidery

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Grades 4 – 8 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 "Elementary" group.

Stop-Motion Stories

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Grades 2-5 Use stop-motion techniques to animate your own stories. 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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Scott Green Magic Show

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Everyone
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School, Everyone
Event Details:
All ages w/ caregiver Spring break fun! Packed with amazing magic, audience participation, and hysterical humor. Bring the family for a fantastically fun time. Drop in. Meeting Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

This event is appropriate for all ages with a caregiver. 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 "Elementary" group.

Lego STEM Challenges

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Event Details:
Grades 2-5, caregivers welcome We challenge you to build something incredible with our LEGOs! Create and learn with STEM-based activities. Drop in. Program Room.  Drop in and please bring your Barrington Area Library card for priority admi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Art from the Heart

10:00am - 10:45am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Bring your creativity and curiosity. Come explore materials, learn about process and make art that is uniquely yours. Drop in. 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.

WeDo Together

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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: 5
Event Details:
PreK – Grade 2 w/caregiver Kids team up with their adults to build and code a working LEGO robot! Register one name per family. 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.

Story Time Dance Party

10:00am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Bop to the beat and share some stories! Drop in. Meeting Room.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Youth Services Drop-In Events

This event is appropriate for all ages with a caregiver. 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 "Elementary" group.

Grossology

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 5 These fun experiments will have you shouting, “Gross!” Register. Program Room.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Grossology

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 5 These fun experiments will have you shouting, “Gross!” Register. Program Room.   ...