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Library Resources for Job Seekers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Business Topics, Community/Nonprofit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
In collaboration with Barrington Career Center Curious about insider tips and tricks to accelerate your job search? Library resources can help, from writing resumes to finding target companies in your area. ...

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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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Windows 10 Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Details:
Learn the basic functionality of the Windows 10 operating system. Navigate the most popular features: settings, file explorer, the desktop, taskbar, and applications. 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.

LIT @ Home: The Guncle

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Join Adult Services librarians to discuss popular titles in a social book club for adults. Virtual. Register. New: register we’ll let you know when you can stop by the Library to pick up a fun bag of bookish LIT swag. While supplies last. The Gun...

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.

Baby Rhyme 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: 1
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language skills. Meeting Room. Register one name per family.  ...

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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.

Baby Rhyme 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: 3
Event Details:
Ages 0 – 18 months w/caregiver Bond with your baby as we share rhymes and songs to build early language 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Event Details:
Indulge your sweet tooth with Chef Jessica Ellington as she prepares assorted pastry recipes that will be sure to delight well in to the New Year! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Mac Computer Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Details:
Learn the basic functionality of the Mac operating system. Navigate the most popular features: system preferences, finder, the dock, and native Apple apps. 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 "Elementary" group.

Family Reading Night: Cozy Tales

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Grades K – 2 with families Snuggle up by our pretend campfires for a night of storytelling. Feel free to dress in your PJs for maximum cozy vibes. Younger and older siblings welcome. 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.

BrainSavers Games

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Play some fun interactive brain games to help keep your memory sharp with presenter Brian Reynolds. This program is geared towards older adults. Register. 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 91
Event Details:
Nostalgia Entertainment performs beloved classics like Begin The Beguine and Let’s Do It, while sharing biographical and musical information that will deepen your appreciation for Cole Porter’s genius. 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.

Big Blue Block Drop-In Play

9:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:
Please bring blue blocks into meeting room. Please have 10 chairs in the room, YS will arrange. ...

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 1/17 - 1/23
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 17.  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.

Puppet Show: Everybody Says Meow

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 January 18.  Video puppet performances by the BALibrary Librarians, adapted from some of our favorite picture books.  ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

DIY Button Craft

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults, Everyone
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts/Maker, Technology Topics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Design your own 2” circular buttons using the MakerLab’s button maker. Come with your images on a USB drive or design a button at the program. Register. In person or virtual. If you register to attend virtually, a pre-recorded video will be emailed t...

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

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: 5
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: 8
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 "Adults" group.

QPR Suicide Prevention

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
In collaboration with BStrong Together Just as CPR gives you the tools to help in an emergency, QPR will teach you what to do when you’re concerned that someone is contemplating suicide. ...

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.

Planning Your Own End Game

11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room Side A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community/Nonprofit, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
In collaboration with Bacoa. What are your final wishes? Paula Sexton of the Neptune Society will discuss the benefits of pre-planning, traditional services vs cremations and the costs involved, as well as Veteran's benefits.  Most importantly, ...

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.

Book Discussions with Lanny Ori

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Book Discussions with Lanny Ori Professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori leads thought-provoking discussions of notable titles. Register. Meeting Room. The Library Book by Susan Orlean On April 29, 1986, a fire destroyed hundreds of thousan...

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

Singing Bowl Meditation with Andrea Cortez

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: None
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Curl up and let the stress melt away during this Singing Bowl Meditation workshop with presenter Andrea Cortez. 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.

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 "Elementary" group.

Family Explorers: Bird Count

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Grades K – 2 with families  Join us in reading Bird Count by Susan Edwards Richmond (illustrated by Stefanie Fizer Coleman), and exploring more about birds. Then, as a family, build a bird feeder and do your own bird count. Younger and older ...

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 1/24 - 1/30
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 24.  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. ...