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

Chat and Chill

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Event Details:
Grades 6-8. Unwind with different forms of art, like mandala coloring, mosaic sticker art, and watercolor painting, while enjoying friendly conversation and soothing music. Bring your materials or use ours. Bring a friend or meet new friends! Drop...
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.

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 "Middle School" group.

Chat and Chill

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children, Middle School
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Event Details:
Unwind with different forms of art, like mandala coloring, mosaic sticker art, and watercolor painting, while enjoying friendly conversation and soothing music. Bring your materials or use ours. Bring a friend or meet new friends! Drop in. Program Ro...
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 "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. ...

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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 "Middle School" group.

Knitting 101

10:30am - 12:00pm
Children, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Grades 6 – 8 Learn to cast on and knit the basic garter stitch in this program for beginners. Supplies provided but feel free to bring your own, too! Register. Program Room.    ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Laser-Etched Keychains

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Children, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Grades 6 – 8 Design a positive affirmation keychain as you listen to relaxing music, learn the benefits of positive self-talk, and receive stress reduction resources to take home. Register. Program room. ...