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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 May 30. A new, on-demand YouTube story time every Monday! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes every day to help your child build confidence, comprehension, and important 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.

Story Time in the Sun

9:45am - 10:15am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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

Story Time in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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 June 7.  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 int...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby 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: 8
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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby 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: 8
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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Toddler 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: 8
Event Details:
Ages 18 months - 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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
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 18 months - 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Rainbow Story Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Celebrate diversity with LGBTQ+-inclusive books, rhymes, and fingerplays. All families welcome. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Rainbow Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Celebrate diversity with LGBTQ+-inclusive books, rhymes, and fingerplays. All families welcome. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Rainbow Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Celebrate diversity with LGBTQ+-inclusive books, rhymes, and fingerplays. All families welcome. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
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 June 13.  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 i...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Story Time in the Sun

9:45am - 10:15am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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

Story Time in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby 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: 8
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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby 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: 8
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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Toddler 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: 8
Event Details:
Ages 18 months - 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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
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 18 months - 3 years w/caregiver Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in this energetic story time for toddlers. Meeting Room. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor COVID Disclaimer

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Story Time Nature Walk at Crabtree Nature Center

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Enjoy stories, a nature walk, and playtime at the Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Register one name per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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

Story Time in the Sun

9:45am - 10:15am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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

Story Time in the Sun

10:30am - 11:00am
Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Library Branch: Barrington Area Library
Room: BALibrary Lawn
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
All ages w/caregiver Let’s enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in nature! A limited number of blankets will be available. Feel free to bring your own blanket or portable seating. BALibrary Lawn. Weather permitting. Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor COVID Disclaimer

Safety precautions will be in place for outdoor programs including adjusted capacity and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged for ages 2 and up at outdoor programs.

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 June 21.  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 in...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby 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: 8
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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.

 

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

Baby 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 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

Masks for the public are now optional, but recommended, at the Barrington Area Library. Library staff will continue to wear masks when working in public areas. The Library will continue to prioritize safety precautions during indoor programs, including reduced capacity and physical distancing.