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105 Ramsdell Lane
Barrington, NH 03825

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  • Wee Play! Sensory Play Time! 

    Geared for 6-36 month olds and caregiver
    Sensory Play Time will be on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
    Winter Session runs January 31st - March 13th.
    Spring Session runs April 3rd - May 15th, and registration opens March 16th.

  • Pronunciator!
    Want to learn a new language? Pronunciator brings personalized language learning to you! And all it takes is a Library card! 
     Finally, language courses designed just for you!
    • 146 languages available to learn (including ASL and ESL)
    • Localized in 126 languages
    • World’s largest content base
    • Simple to use, yet remarkably robust
    • Quality human voices, translations and video 

    Click here to learn more!

  • Drop-In Preschool Story Time
    hursdays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    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. Winter Session runs January 30th  - March 12. 
    Spring Session runs April 2nd - May 14th. 

  • Wee Read! Story Times are on: 

    Mondays @ 4 p.m. 
    Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. &
    Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
    Spring Sessions start the week of March 30th and registration opens March 16th.


  • Adult Watercolor Class with Lauren Despins
    Thursday, March 5th, 5:30 p.m. 

    Join Lauren Despins and celebrate Spring’s imminent return by painting a spring-inspired watercolor. You must be 18 or older to register and registration is required. Please click here to register!

  • Brown Bag Book Group 

    This Book is Overdue by Marilyn Johnson
    Monday, March 30, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

    Adults are welcomed to bring a lunch and enjoy chatting about the book on the last Monday of the month from 12:30-1:30 PM. The library can provide you with a copy of the book, email Amy at with your name and library card number and we will let you know when your copy has arrived. New members always welcome! Click here for book description.

  • Make and Take Homemade Teas! 
    Wednesday, March 4th, 5:30 p.m. 

    Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas! Create and make your own 3 tea blend samples to take home. You must be 18 or over to register for this class.
    Click here to register for this event!


  • Lego Club

    Tuesdays, 4 p.m.

    Kids going into Kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to build LEGO creations each week. 

    This is a free play where kids are encouraged to expand their imaginations! Creations will be displayed in the library (if space allows) 

  • Town of Barrington - Voting Information! 
    The warrant and details of the 2020 Town Meeting have been finalized.  All information may be found here

  • A Local Author Event: Russ Staples: My Everest Odyssey 
    Thursday, March 12th, 5:30 p.m.

    In 1967, with $200 in his pocket, twenty-two-year-old Peace Corps Volunteer Russ Staples heads for Nepal. Join Russ as he travels from a small village in South India, with little more than a borrowed backpack and youthful enthusiasm. 

  • Books in Bloom Floral Interpretations of Books as Arrangements
    Viewing at the Barrington Public Library Thursday, March 19th - Saturday, March 21st 
    Voting - Saturday, March 21st - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

    At 10:30 a.m. - The Bloomers and the Friends will each present a short talk about their group. Come find out what each of the groups do for our community!
    Silent auction for arrangements!  Take an arrangement home with you if you make the highest bid Silent auction winners will be announced on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
    Sponsored by:  The Barrington Bloomers & Friends of the Barrington Library


  • An Interactive Movie Showing 
    Saturday, February 29th, 1 p.m. 
    Guests will receive a bag of items to use throughout the movie!
    Registration is required, but drop-ins are welcome! Please note - if you drop-in, there may not be a bag of props for the interactive portion of the show.
    Register here!

For the Barrington Public Library 


Are you self-directed and motivated? Do you enjoy maintaining a clean workplace? Do you prefer working early mornings or late evenings? Consider applying to our custodian position at the Barrington Public Library! We are looking for someone that not only can perform janitorial duties, but are also willing to help with occasional projects such as assembling new furniture, waxing floors, and performing small repairs. For more information and requirements for this position, please click here

Barrington Library Foundation
We're putting faces to our Library's needs! 
The Library Foundation is spearheading a new campaign to raise awareness of the deficiencies of our current library building and, with the help of community members of all ages and from all walks of life, to point the way toward a new building that will serve our community long into the future. 
Foundation meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at the Library - 105 Ramsdell Ln. 
Background on the project and information on how you can become part of the excitement can all be found HERE.


Tax forms are now available at the Library. 
We have copies of Form 1040, 1040SR and Tax Booklets available. For more information please click here

Town of Barrington, NH Voting Information

The warrant and details of the 2020 Town Meeting have been finalized.  All information may be found at

Meeting Minutes

Trustee Alternate Wanted
Are you eager to help the Library? Would you like to be a part of shaping Library policies and planning for the future? If so, consider joining the Library Board of Trustees as an alternate Trustee member. For more information contact current Board Chair Lindsey Maziarz (

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