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Barrington, NH 03825

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  • The library has a pass to The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
    (Admits 4 people at 50% off)
    Click here for more information about our Museum Pass Program

  • NH State Parks Pass Now Available For Check Out!
    Learn more about our pass programs HERE

    Interested in a winter adventure? Click HERE for a the complete 2017 Operating Schedule.

  • Do you have a local group that you’d like to highlight to our patrons?
    Now when patrons search for a topic; e.i. knitting, autorepair, hiking, patrons can see your group in the search results! Use the Community feature to promote your organizations, clubs, events, workshops, or any activities other library patrons might find fun or helpful. You can submit a post for the group/event, and pending approval, the post will then display in search results.
    When you search the catalog, you will see your posts and any that other people have submitted on the Community tab. This allows you to connect with other library patrons who have similar interests. Click HERE for full instructions.

  • Meet Libby
    Overdrive has released a new and easier to use mobile app, meet Libby. OverDrive’s best-in-class technology enables Libby to present any ebook or audiobook in a simple, beautiful format regardless if the title is a novel, comic or graphic novel, reference material, cookbook or Read-Along. Renew, return, tag, send to your Kindle… 
    We can offer personal tutorials in the library to introduce you to Libby. 

  • LEGO Club - K-4 Drop-In Event
    Every Tuesday from 4 - 5 PM

    Patrons going into Kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to build LEGO creations.
    This is a free play where kids are encouraged to expand their imaginations! Creations will be displayed in the library (if space allows).

  • Genealogy club
    1st Wednesday of the month at 6 PM

    Everyone is welcome to join this informal group to share what you are working on, ask for assistance, support programs at the library and keep each other motivated!

  • Mahjong Club
    Every Tuesday from 12 - 1:30 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 one mahjong board but anyone who has another can feel to bring it in case we have overflow players.

  • Pysanky Easter Eggs
    Thursday, March 15th at 4:30PM

    Join Karolina Bodner to learn how to create these lovely traditional decorated eggs for Easter! Learn how to color and decorate their egg using hot wax to create your own personal pattern! Ages 10 to Adult! This is a great event for adults and older kids to do together. Make it a special inter-generational event for your family. 
    Registration required due to limited space.

  • Brown Bag Lunch Book Group:Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
    February 26 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM

    Come with lunch and have fun discussing books! The library can get you a copy one month prior to each meeting. Email if you'd like to join!

  • Teen Video Game Tournaments: Super Smash Bros. Brawl!
    February 23 from 4:30 - 6 PM

    10-15 years olds will be playing in epic head-to-head matches! WIN FAME AND GLORY and prizes! (Snacks are provided) You must register so we can enter you in the tournament bracket. Open to Barrington Residents or Library card holders only.

  • CPR/AED Class
    February 28 from 6 - 8 PM

    This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Register Online Though McGregor EMS. Course Cost is $45.00 

    The Library does not handle registrations, or fees...
    Courses are posted for registration on the McGregor site 2 months before the event.

  • Tax season has begun!
    The library is one of the few places where townsfolk can get physical forms and booklets. This year however, the IRS is currently working to finalize the forms and instructions to reflect the legislation which passed in late December. As a result, some shipments of forms and booklets may come later than normal. We currently have forms 1040EZ and 1040 in stock.  We have the instruction booklets for 1040's. The official tax season started on January 29th and most, if not all, forms will be available online at at that time.
    Please click here to see our Tax Help page

  • Get to Know Barrington’s Trails: "Weekend Walkabouts" SATWaSR (West)
    Saturday, March 10 from 9:30 to 11:30am

    Length: 1.5 miles
    Estimated walking time: 1.5 hrs

    We will take Tibbetts Road to the SB trail and follow it to the Oyster River. Returning along the SB Trail they will take the Black Gum Trail to the right back to Tibbetts Rd. Clink HERE print a map of the trails.
    Please bring appropriate clothing and supplies for the weather and trail conditions. Please no pets. For more information or to confirm the status if the weather is questionable, please contact Charles Tatham by email.

  • Armchair Travel: Study Abroad in Argentina
    March 8 from 6 - 7 PM

    Join Christine Drew as she shares her experience of living abroad in Argentina. Learn about Argentina and its food, language, history, and other aspects of Argentinean culture
     This is a drop in event... no registration or passport required.
    If you would like to share your travels, please email

  • Hangin’ with my Peeps @ the Library!
    Submit dioramas between March 19 - 24

    Barrington families and card holders are invited to submit their PEEPS Diorama Scenes based on a book.
    They will be displayed around the library and judged by patrons March 26th – 30th! All PEEPS dioramas may not exceed 12” X 20”. 

    The WINNING Diorama will receive a gift certificate! Fill out a registration form when you submit your diorama. All dioramas will need to be picked up by April 6th.

  • Easter Egg Hunt
    Saturday, March 31

    Sponsored by the Recreation Department
    and the Library.
    Open to Barrington children and card holders
    11 AM - 1-3 yr olds, 1 PM - 4-6 yr olds, 2:30 PM - 7-9 yr olds

    Beginning in the Town Gym with a short story and to gather families. Then to walk to the playground to begin the hunt together. 
    You MUST be at the gym to be in our egghunt. (we divide the number of eggs by children to make it a fair, fun event). 
    All children can pick a FREE book in the Children's Room following the hunt. 
    Rain Location will be inside the library. If rain location is chosen we ask that families limit one adult per child inside due to space constraints. Bring your own basket! The Easter Bunny will be visiting so bring your camera too!


For the Barrington Public Library 
Send Cover Letter & Resume to
Amy Inglis at
Must have at least two work references listed with contact information on the resume.
Starting Pay:  $9.95/HR
Position Open Until Filled: Posted 2/7/2018
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. Library experience preferred but not required.
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 here.
(20-25 Hrs Per/Wk)
Typical Work Hours:
Mon.–Fri. 9:30-1:30 and some Saturdays 9:30-3PM. 
Flexibility to work afternoon shifts on occasion is a plus.


Different Roots, Common Dreams:
New Hampshire’s Cultural Diversity
Exhibit & Discussion

February 27 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Photographer Becky Field has been documenting the lives of immigrants and refugees in New Hampshire. Her work shows that, though we may have different cultural backgrounds, we all have similar dreams for safe homes, secure jobs, and bright futures for our children. Come and view her wonderful exhibit of photographs and hear her speak about her project.

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