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

Virtual 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 on February 6. 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 inte...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Family Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
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)

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.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
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)

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 "Adults" group.

Big Spring Books

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

MakerLab Program

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

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

Baby Time: Lapsit

9:30am - 10:00am
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. 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.

Baby Time: Wobbly Ones

10:15am - 10:45am
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 12 – 24 months w/caregiver Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that support early language and motor skills. 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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

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 "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
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. 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.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
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 2 – 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. 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.

Lego Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
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 3 – 5 w/caregiver Time to dance, sing, and enjoy stories especially for preschoolers. 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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Happy Birthday Story Time

10:00am - 10:30pm
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Virtual Story Time Shorts

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 on February 13. 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 inte...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Time
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)

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.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Time
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)

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 "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 ...