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  • NH State Parks Pass Now Available For Check Out!
    We have a pass residents can check out which allows free entry for two adults and up to four dependents into many lovely state parks in NH. Call to reserve the pass for a specific day (up to 3 consecutive days), check it out, and return it to the library after use. This pass has been paid for by the Friends of the Barrington Library and the Barrington Recreation Department in a joint effort to get folks out into the wonderful wild places of New Hampshire! www.nhstateparks.org

  • Summer Reading Kick-Off 
    Friday, June 23
    BYO Picnic @ 6:00pm
    Performance by Steve Blunt and Joey Pierog @ 6:30pm
    Bring a blanket/chair and your own picnic to enjoy with friends and neighbors! Card holders can register for the Summer Reading Program along with any story times, craft sessions and special events being offered throughout the summer! There is a reading program for kids, teens, and adults!
    Thank you to Federal Savings Bank for sponsoring this show!

  • Score Some Points: Understanding & Raising Your Credit Score
    Tuesday, June 27  from 6 - 7 PM
    (This event is rescheduled from Wednesday, June 28)

    Learn about the importance of credit scores, what impacts your score and what actions you can take to raise it. Presented by Jim Naugler of Citizens Bank.

  • Kids SRP Activity (7-12 years old) Straw Bridge
    Wednesday, June 28 @ 1 PM
    Sign Up to make the biggest, strongest bridge you can out of straws! 
    Limited Space - Registration begins June 23rd at Kick-Off event!

  • Teen/Youth SRP Activity: Comics Worskhop 
    Friday, July 7 from 1- 3PM

    Students 9-14 will each create their own original comics and go home with skills necessary to continue creating all summer long.
    This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of the Barrington Public Library.

  • Lunch and Movie at the Library:
    Beauty and the Beast (2017) (PG)
    Monday, June 26 @ 1 PM

    Enjoy a movie while sitting in our air-conditioned meeting room. Bring a lunch or snack and water (with screw on cap). Barrington residents & library card holders. No Registration Required
    The story and characters you love come to life in the live-action adaptation of Disney's animated classic, a cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told.

  • LEGO Club - All Ages Drop-In Event
    June 27, July 25 and Aug 15 from 4 - 5 PM

    Patrons all ages are invited to build LEGO creations.
    This is a free play where kids, teens and parents are encouraged to expand their imaginations! Creations will be displayed in the library (if space allows).

  • Drop-In Story Time for 4-7 Year Olds
    Thursday, June 29 @ 11AM
    Story Time is for 4-7 year olds to enjoy independently. We will share a couple stories and a related craft. 
    This is a DROP-IN program this summer!
    Story Time is a fun program that promotes listening and communication skills, and is a great opportunity to socialize with other children of similar age. Children will benefit by listening to books, increasing their attention span, introducing them to critical thinking and following direction, etc.

  • Cookbook Book Club: Junior Chefs Edition!
    Saturday, July 8 from 12 - 1 PM

    Twist it Up by Jack Witherspoon

    Registration is required.

    Junior Chefs will choose a recipe from the chosen cook book and prepare it at home with adult supervision.  Limit of 8 kids. Ages 10-16. Great fun and food! Bring containers to take home leftovers!


For the Barrington Public Library 
Send Cover Letter & Resume to
Amy Inglis at director@barringtonlibrary.com
Must have at least two work references listed with contact information.
Starting Pay:  $9.95/HR
Position Open Until Filled: Posted 6/8/2017
Start Date: ASAP
Requirements:  We are seeking a vibrant and detailed individual who can provide excellent customer service to all ages in a busy environment where multi-tasking is required. Candidate must be comfortable with technology, including how to search the Internet, Microsoft basics, and how to use devices such as e-readers, tablets, and other technology utilized in the library.  MUST be familiar with how items are organized using the Dewey Decimal system.
Basic Duties:  Checking items in/out using a computer based system, answering basic reference questions, assisting patrons with printing, faxing, copying and basic computer questions.  Answering phones, shelving items, making calls for reserves, overdues, and expired card updates, assisting with room set up for events, and other tasks as assigned.
Full job description can be viewed at here
(27 Hrs Per/Wk)
Typical Work Hours:
Mon. & Fri. 1:30-6PM, Tues. & Thurs.1:30-7PM, Wed. 1:30-8PM, some Saturdays 9:30-3PM.  Weekday shifts will alter if a Saturday is worked to keep the hours at 27 per week.
Flexibility to work morning shifts on occasion is a plus.


Summer Reading Program 2017
​June 23rd – August 19th
Residents/card holders of all ages register to take part in a fun-filled summer! Preschoolers (ages 3-5), Kids (going into 1st-5th grade), Teens (going into 6th – 12th grade) and Adults have separate programs to read, log their time, earn incentive prizes or raffle chances, including a drawing for grand prizes at the end of the summer!
"Build a Better World", will have wonderful story times, crafts, activities, and a wide variety of workshops and programs for teens and adults. Once you register online, download your reading booklet or stop by the library to pick one up. Visit our online calendar to sign up for any of our Summer Reading activities after our kick off program on June 23.
Once you are registered you can start logging on June 23rd!

To visualize progress through the summer, this year’s Summer Competition Mural on the wall behind the desk will be a Cityscape. As kids, teens and adults read and log their time, color coded bricks will be added to their buildings. Read and watch our mural evolve over the summer! 


Barrington Middle School
Summer Reading
Great Stone Face
Grades 5-6

Isinglass Teen Read
Grades 7-8


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