Mon: 10-6  |   Tues: 10-7  |  Wed: 10-8  |  Thurs: 10-7  |  Fri: 10-6  |  Sat: 10-3        
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.
    Sessions start January 31st. 

  • Drop-In Preschool Story Time
    hursdays from 11 AM-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. Session runs January 30th  - March 12. 

  • Pottery Sale to benefit art programming at the Barrington Public Library 
    Saturday, February 1st 1-3 p.m.
    Stop by the Library to browse various pottery items made by Lauren Despins. These items will be for sale on a donation basis. 


  • Wee Read! Story Times are on: 
    Mondays @ 4 p.m. 
    Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. &
    Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
    Sessions start the week of January 27th.


  • Saturday, February 1st is Take Your Child to the Library Day!! 
    Of course, we think every day is Take Your Child to the Library Day! 
    Take Your Child to the Library Day (TYCLD) is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library. Launched in 2011 in Connecticut, TYCLD raises community awareness about the importance of the library in the life of a child, and promotes library services and programs for children and families. Join the celebration!

  • Brown Bag Book Group 

    The Story of Arthus Truluv, by Elizabeth Berg
    Monday, January 27, 12:30 p.m.
    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.


    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) 

  • Teen Video Game Tournament
    Mario Kart 8 on Nintendo Switch 

    Friday, February 21st at 4 p.m.
    Youths ages 10-15 years old will be playing head-to-head races on Mario Kart 8 to win fame & glory and prizes!  Snacks are provided.
     You must register so we can enter you in the tournament brackets. A Library card is required for registration and you can register here!

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

  • Office Hours with Congressman Chris Pappas 
    Molly Hayes will be here on Thursday, February 13th from 11:15-12:30 to hold office hours for Rep. Chris Pappas. 

    Congressman Pappas is committed to hearing from and addressing the needs of all constituents in the First Congressional District. One of the Congressman’s caseworkers, Molly Hayes, will be available to assist constituents with issues they may be facing with a federal agency.

For the Barrington Public Library 

 Send Cover Letter & Resume to
Melissa Huette at
Must have at least two work references listed.
 Starting Pay:  $13.01
Basic Duties:  Vacuuming, dusting, mopping, trash and recycling, shoveling, light handyman duties as needed, including occasional painting, small repairs, stripping/waxing floors, cleaning carpets, and other tasks as assigned.

(11 Hours Per Week)
Before or after Library open hours- 2+ hour shifts, Monday-Friday (Extra weekly hour saved for large projects)
Early mornings or evenings...flexibility to come in to shovel walkway/stairs during storms a must!

For complete job description, 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. 
The next Foundation meeting will be held on December 10th 
at 6 p.m. 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 printed copies of Form 1040 available. We are happy to provide one copy per patron until we receive our allotment from the IRS. Please ask at the Front Desk! 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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