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Big Spring Books

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join Adult Services librarian Liz Kirchhoff to hear about some of the most anticipated spring releases. You might even go home with a free book! Meeting Room. Register. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Personalized Wine Bottle Caddy

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Laser-etch a name or phrase on a wine bottle caddy made with our laser cutter. Register. Conference Room. ...

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MakerLab Program

Use of the MakerLab and its equipment is reserved for Barrington Area Library cardholders.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

For Seniors: Relief Printmaking Class

10:30am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Alison Baggio from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art leads us through the process of carving a relief and using it to print a custom Valentine card. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:
Young people and their families are invited to an inspiring evening with best-selling, award-winning, children’s and young adult author and poet Kwame Alexander. Virtual. Register. Please note that this program will be presented live without a rec...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Learn about public transportation options in our area, accessibility features on buses/trains, trip planning, and safety tips from a representative from the Regional Transportation Authority. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Second Fridays: Easy to Love

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Teens, Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 61
Event Details:
Celebrated jazz vocalist Elaine Dame views Valentine’s Day through the prism of Cole Porter’s masterful musical expression. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Valentine’s Day Card Making

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to make a special greeting card with the Silhouette software and cutting machine. Register. Conference Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

MakerLab Program

Use of the MakerLab and its equipment is reserved for Barrington Area Library cardholders.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Valentine’s Day Card Making

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Learn how to make a special greeting card with the Silhouette software and cutting machine. Register. Conference Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

MakerLab Program

Use of the MakerLab and its equipment is reserved for Barrington Area Library cardholders.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Discuss popular titles in a social book club for adults. Register. Meeting Room. The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna When Mika is hired to tutor three young witches in a remote part of Britain, she has no idea that a fo...
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: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
Regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Takes place in the Zimmerman Room on the mezzanine level. Agenda and meeting notice may be found on the Library website: https://www.balibrary.org/library-board ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 81
Event Details:
Share the love with this Valentine's dinner menu from chefs Susan and Michael Maddox. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELED: Book Discussions with Lanny Ori

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
*Program rescheduled for Thursday, June 15, 2PM* Professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori leads thought-provoking discussions of notable titles. Register. Zimmerman Room. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Reclusive ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Essential Houdini

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:
William Pack takes us on the mind-bending journey of famous magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Winter Sowing and Seed Starting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 254
Event Details:
Master Gardeners share the basics of how to give your garden a head start by starting your seeds indoors or using the popular outdoor milk jug method. Register. Virtual. ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business Topics, Community/Nonprofit, Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Non-Profit Know-How and Small Business Savvy Staff will help you design and produce a professional magnetic name tag with the logo of your organization or business, using our sublimation printer. Access to a high-res version of your logo, eithe...

Disclaimer(s)

MakerLab Program

Use of the MakerLab and its equipment is reserved for Barrington Area Library cardholders.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker, Community/Nonprofit, Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Non-Profit Know-How and Small Business Savvy Staff will help you design and produce a professional magnetic name tag with the logo of your organization or business, using our sublimation printer. Access to a high-res version of your logo, eithe...

Disclaimer(s)

MakerLab Program

Use of the MakerLab and its equipment is reserved for Barrington Area Library cardholders.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Zimmerman Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Show yourself a little extra love this month with a yoga class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Let's Organize and Simplify

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side B
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In collaboration with Bacoa Professional organizer Annette Migala of Neater offers tips, techniques, and step-by-step plans to eliminate the chaos of clutter. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Begin Your College Search

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Event Details:
Finding the right college means finding the best academic, social, and financial fit for college-bound students. Thomas Jaworski of Quest College Consulting provides high school families with advice on the stressful search process, including how to v...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Internationally-known, best-selling author Clifton Taulbert (Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, The 8 Habits Of The Heart) illustrates the power of community to transform lives. From the cotton fields of Mississippi to boardrooms around the wo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Design a Native Plant Garden

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 219
Event Details:
In collaboration with Chicago Living Corridors Restoration expert Matt Hokanson explores best practices and inspiring examples for creating a garden that showcases Illinois native plants. Register. Virtual.  ...

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.

Going Solar

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
In collaboration with Go Green Barrington Peter Gorr from the Illinois Solar Energy Association discusses going solar, from panels on your home to remote community solar organization subscriptions. Q & A to follow. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Elgin Symphony's Listeners Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Your chance to delve deep into the concert experience with a personal guided tour by ESO musicians. Hear them perform and share personal insights about each concert program. Register. Meeting Room. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooks with Books Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Check out one of our dessert cookbooks and come ready to chat while you decorate your own candy dish! ...