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12/13/2016 - 4:00 PM
Drop-In LEGO CLUB for K5 - 4th Graders

12/13/2016 - 6:00 PM
The Library Foundation Board Meeting

12/14/2016 - 10:00 AM
3rd Annual Gingerbread House Competition!

12/14/2016 - 6:00 PM
Family Travel Tales : Epic Adventures With Your Family!

12/14/2016 - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library meeting


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A new digital service that allows the downloading/ streaming of music, movies, comic books, TV shows, documentaries, e-books, and audio books. Made possible by generous donations from the Friends of the Barrington Library group and other local donors.

Each patron will be allowed up to 5 check outs per month as long as the monthly budget for the library hasn’t been reached. 
Click HERE to sign up and browse the collection
Click HERE for handy how-to guides
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A Free Service to All Library Card Holders
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Looking for Free Downloadable E-Books and Audiobooks? Take a look at these resources.
Librivox - Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.
Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.


 
Drop-in LEGO Building Club for K-4th Grade! 
EVERY TUESDAY AT 4PM. 
We will have the room set up every Tuesday at 4PM for the children to build new LEGO creations with our large set of LEGOs!
 

The Library will be closed the following days
in December and January 

December 17th - Altered Hours 11am-4pm
December 24th - Christmas Eve
December 26th - Christmas Holiday

January 2nd - New Years Day


GINGERBREAD HOUSE COMPETITION - due by Friday!
Barrington families and/or card holders are invited to join our Gingerbread House Competition!  You will need to submit your completed gingerbread house to the library by December 9th.  Fill out a registration form at the library when you submit your house. Each submission needs to fit on a 12”X12” base, no higher than 16” and be decorated with all edible items. 
 
Submissions will be judged by members of the library community between December 14th – 17th for best in show for ADULT and FAMILY W/ CHILDREN. 
Family Travel Tales : Epic Adventures With Your Family!
Wed. Dec. 14th at 6PM
 
Have you ever thought of taking an epic family trip with your kids but didn't know where or how to begin? Find out how two local families made this dream a reality for their families. You'll see some great photographs and find out firsthand the joys and juggling needed to travel with kids. If you've ever thought of taking time off and travelling with kids, you won't want to miss this event!
The Bisson and Nicols families will also be displaying photographs from their trips on our “art wall” for the month of December for the public to enjoy.
 

Essential Oils 101
Wed. January 4th 6:30PM

During this class we will cover the basics of essential oils, including how to choose quality oil, how to use them safely, and which essential oils can be part of your daily routine to support general health and wellness, skin care, cooking, cleaning, etc.
 
Participants can do a "make and take", create their own roller bottle recipe to take home. Recipes that can be made include the Energize Blend, Stress Blend, or Protective Blend (supports the immune system). One per student.
 
Tea and cookies, both which can use essential oils in them, will be served.
 

Instructor Qualifications:
Amy Greenlaw is a wellness advocate for doTERRA Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils. She has taught oil wellness classes in her community of Durham, NH and was a former resident of Barrington, NH for 11 years. She is passionate about health and wellness and environmental issues. 
 
15 Spaces Available


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NH 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Read more HERE about a new Library program that encourages all Barrington families to read 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten.”  Paper logs are available at the library - fill them out at home and bring them in to have staff log the amount in your child's accout - and pick out a prize. When your child reaches the first 100 books come on in an pick up a cute canvas book bag, sponsored by the Friends of the Barrington Public Library! After each 100 books after that, children pick from the prize box.
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