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105 Ramsdell Lane
Barrington, NH 03825

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  • Mahjong Club
    Every Tuesday from 12 - 2 PM

    Come and join a group of folks to play Mahjong! New players are welcomed as the veterans are happy to teach new people the ropes. A minimum of 4 players is typically best to hold a game.
    The library has two mahjong boards but anyone who has another can feel to bring it in case we have overflow players.

  • Wee Read! Lap-Sit Story Times!
    Geared for 1-3 year olds and caregiver
    Registration begins March 18th! 
    The spring session runs March 25th - May 24th! 
    See our online calendar to register your child to save your spot for the whole session and for more information.

  • Weekly Knitters
    Every Friday from 4-6 PM
    The library is excited to announce a new weekly knitters group that will meet starting October 5 from 4-6 PM. This informal group of local knitters, crocheters, needleworkers (of all skill level!) that will meet every Friday to learn new skills, and share ideas with others! Bring a project and work together.

  • Drop-In Preschool Story Time
    Thursdays from 11 AM-12 PM

    Children 4-6 years old are invited to this drop-in, independent story time to hear stories and do a related craft or activity with Ms Wendy. Session runs March 28  - May 23. Read more here.

  • Cribbage Club
    Every Monday from 12 - 2 PM shuffle in for the Library’s Cribbage Club!
    We provide the cards and the board, you deal out the fun. No registration required!

  • Darby Field and the "First" Ascent of Mount Washington
    April 3 from 6:30 - 8 PM

    For more than 200 years historians believed that Darby Field made the first climb up Mount Washington. Allen Koop examines how historians reconstruct the "truth" when given scant, vague, and even contradictory evidence. Read more here.
    This presentation is brought you through a grant from NH Humanities.

  • March Artist of the Month:
    Bill Turner
    All during the month of March, we will have Bill Turner's narrative realism oil paintings on display. Using his intimate knowledge and love of machinery, he paints distressed vehicles and machinery to tell a story. 

  • Books in Bloom: Floral Interpretations of Books
    March 21st thru March 23rd

    Arrangements will be on display at the Library between March 21st - 22nd, with a silent auction on the 23rd from 10:30-11:30 AM.
    Read more here
    Sponsored by the Barrington Bloomers and Friends of the Barrington Library.

  • Northern New England Maple Houses Tour
    March 21 from 5:30-7 PM

    Celebrate Maple Month and kick off New Hampshire's 24th annual Maple Weekend (March 23-24, in Maine and Vermont too!) with a narrated photo tour of some of the sweetest places around! Read more here.
    Pancakes will be served at 5 PM!


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  • Hangin' With My PEEPS @ the Library!
    Barrington families and card holders are invited to submit their book-themed PEEPS dioramas between April 1st – 6th. They will be displayed around the library to be judged by patrons April 8th – 13th! More Instructions HERE

  • Author Visit: Dan Szczesny
    The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mt Washington's hidden culture

    April 9 from 5:30 - 7 PM
    Dan Szczesny turns a veteran journalist’s eye toward the history and mystique of New England’s tallest mountain, exploring Mt Washington’s place in the consciousness of the country and how this rugged landscape has reflected a timeless history of our obsession and passion for exploration and discovery. Read more here.

  • Farewell Open House on Friday, March 22nd 3:00-6:00pm
    Join us for an open house to say goodbye and wish good luck to our long-time employee David Berube! David has spent the past 12 ½ years providing Library IT support along with individual technology assistance to patrons, running teen STEM and gaming events, patron assistance at the desk, along with tons of jokes, sarcasm and great teamwork with staff!
    Refreshments will be available!


Brown Bag Book Discussion Group: 
Sourdough by Robin Sloan

March 25 from 12 - 1:15 PM

New members always welcomed! If you need a copy of the book please call 664-9715 or email and we will get you a copy of the book via interlibrary loan. Read more here.

Barrington Library Foundation
THE TIME HAS COME… for Barrington to have a Library/Community Center we can be proud of!

Plans are underway for a new library in Barrington that will serve as an important community gathering place for citizens of all ages. What does the design look like? Where will the new building be situated? How much will it cost? The answers, more background on the project, and information on how you can become part of the excitement can all be found on our new website!

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