354. Master Your New E-Reader at the Barrington Area Library

 Always up on the latest trends in technology, The Barrington Area Library is helping patrons get techie with a series of upcoming classes about how to use those new e-Readers that you received as gifts this year. Experts at the library will be showing patrons how to check out library e-Books for your e-Reader during these hands-on classes that are ... Read more...

315. Holiday Harmonies at the Barrington Area Library

 There’s a holiday concert happening this Friday night at the Barrington Area Library. And ensemble of the Buffalo Grove Singers will present a selection of pop and traditional holiday favorites. They’re calling the concert Holiday Harmonies and the library says the award-winning ensemble will “make your holiday season sparkle with song”.   The concert will be in the library’s meeting room ... Read more...

152. Eat, Drink and be Booky with Hip New Social Club

 There’s a new book club in town that’s a little more social than serious—which is perfect if you’re a reader who likes to enjoy a cocktail or two over discussions of plot and symbolism. “LIT” is the name of the Barrington Area Library’s brand new social book club for adults designed to let you have just that kind of light-hearted ... Read more...

121. Roz Puppets Perform “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

 Here’s a great way treat the wee ones in your life to a little something special in Barrington this week!  Come see the Roz Puppets perform “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at the Barrington Area Library this Friday, March 30. The show starts at 10:15 and lasts until 10:50 this Friday morning in the library’s first floor meeting room.  There are ... Read more...

109. COOKIE-UP for the Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary

 The Girl Scouts are serving up some major history with their beloved cookies this March. If you see any Girl Scouts selling cookies throughout Barrington over the next few weeks, ask them how it feels to be 100 years old. The group is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA on March 12. This Tuesday, ... Read more...

95. ‘Express Yourself’ at Photo Exhibit’s Opening Night

 What would you picture if you were asked to photograph something that makes you laugh, cry, something you love, something beautiful or something you can’t live without?  Your images would undoubtedly speak volumes about your values, your personality and the people who matter to you most. Barrington portrait photographer, Thomas Balsamo, recently posed that challenge to 28 area special needs ... Read more...

One Book One Barrington Book Discussion

327. "One Book One Barrington" Finale Party

 If you currently belong to or have always wanted to join a book club, there’s a cool event happening at the Barrington Area Library this Friday night that will help you connect with others who love to read and share ideas about books. The library is hosting a brand new program called “One Book One Barrington” this month, where everybody ... Read more...

Library Book Sale in Barrington, Illinois

325. Barrington Area Library BOOK & MUSIC SALE

 Here’s a great reason to unleash your inner bookworm! Buy a book and YOU’LL GET THE SECOND BOOK FREE at this weekend’s giant used book sale at the Barrington Area Library. The Friends of the Barrington Area Library host three big book sales a year and you can check out their selection today from 9 until 5PM and tomorrow, Sunday, ... Read more...

Preschool Open Houst at the Barrington Area Library

299. Preschool 101 at the Barrington Area Library

 When you’re new to being a mom like I am, there’s a lot to learn about getting your kids started in school.  Sometimes it’s overwhelming. From traditional preschools, to the Park District to Montessori classes, Barrington offers many choices for preschool and the Barrington Area Library is helping make those decisions easier by hosting a Preschool Enrichment Fair tomorrow night. ... Read more...

Scribblemonster Kids Concert at the Barrington Area Library

282. Sing Along with ScribbleMonster

 The children’s band, ScribbleMonster will be rocking the house tomorrow morning at the Barrington Area Library.  Bring your kids and plan on singing along with band members, “Scribble Jim” and “Scribble Jayne” for about an hour, starting at 10AM. I just got off the phone with “Scribble Jim” and he says he’s really excited for tomorrow’s concert. His real name is ... Read more...

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