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Big Blue Block Drop-In Play

9:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Drop in to play, create, and build with our Big Blue Blocks. Meeting Room. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 12/20 - 12/26
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 December 20.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...
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.

Bonus! All Ages: Maker Challenge Kit

All Day 12/20 - 1/14
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:
Drop in to grab a mystery bag of supplies and see what you can create. These Bonus! Take-and-Make Kits will be available on a first come, first served basis, beginning Dec 20, and while supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Gr 3-8: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 12/20 - 1/14
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Grades 3 – 8: DIY Calendar Put your personal touch on this monthly calendar and use it to keep track of important events throughout the year. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). R...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Gr K-2: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 12/20 - 1/14
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:
Grades K – 2: Pour Painting Drip, drop, pour, and spread paint to create a unique work of art. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online and then stop by BALibrary to pi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler/PreK: TAKE-AND-MAKE

All Day 12/20 - 1/14
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
Event Details:
Toddler/Pre-K: DIY Paint Brushes Turn some common items and clothespins into paint brushes to see what you can create. Each kit contains materials for a craft or project kids can do at home (with caregiver supervision). Register online and then...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: 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:
Tune into our YouTube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities, then follow along with at home. New videos added throughout the month. Head to youtube.com/ YSAtBALibrary. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Family Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

Branches:
Barrington Area Library
Description:
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 24, 2021. ...
Branches:
Barrington Area Library
Description:
The Library will be closed all day on Saturday, December 25, 2021. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 12/27 - 1/2
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 December 27.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Cozy Pajama Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Dress in your coziest PJs, grab your favorite stuffed friend (and grownup!), and cuddle up for relaxing stories, rhymes, and songs. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

Cozy Pajama Story Time

10:15am - 10:45am
Children, Birth to PreK
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Dress in your coziest PJs, grab your favorite stuffed friend (and grownup!), and cuddle up for relaxing stories, rhymes, and songs. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool STEAM

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with exciting experiments and activities. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

Branches:
Barrington Area Library
Description:
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 31, 2021. ...
Branches:
Barrington Area Library
Description:
The Library will be closed all day on Saturday, January 1, 2022. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 1/3 - 1/9
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 January 3.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Watch Now: 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:
Tune into our YouTube Channel for quick rhymes, songs, and movement activities, then follow along with at home. New videos added throughout the month.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Winter Wonderland Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
 Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Celebrate the season with this story time featuring songs, rhymes, and books all about winter. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Winter Wonderland Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Celebrate the season with this story time featuring songs, rhymes, and books all about winter. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

iPad Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Learn the basic functionality of the iPad. Explore settings, app management, using email, and browsing the internet with Safari. Intended for beginners. 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Big Blue Block Drop-In Play

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

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for indoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. During programs, masks are required at all times for ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

 

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

All-Ages Story Time

All Day 1/10 - 1/16
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 January 10.  A new, on-demand YouTube story time video every Monday! Stories, songs, and rhymes you can enjoy every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and early literacy skills. ...