Mon: 10-6  |   Tues: 10-7  |  Wed: 10-8  |  Thurs: 10-7  |  Fri: 10-6  |  Sat: 10-3        
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Barrington, NH 03825

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  • 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 September 19  - November 21. Read more here.

  • Seated Yoga & Creative Movement
    with Cindy Simon, M.A., NCC, RMT

    Tuesday, October 22nd @ 2:30 p.m.
    Learn stretches, yoga positions, tai chi exercises, and deep breathing while seated in a chair or standing. Registration is required for each session. Visit our event calendar to register or for more information.


  • 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 September 16th.
    Space still available on Mondays!

  • Author event: Hidden History of New Hampshire Seacoast by Terry Nelson 
    Tuesday, November 5th, at 5:30 p.m.
    Author Terry Nelson reveals some of New England's most fascinating history, from Durham and Madbury to North Hampton and Portsmouth. Find out how a onetime high school assistant principal in Rochester became a world-famous business leader and ended up meeting President Grover Cleveland. Discover the story of "ghost" racetracks in Somersworth before they disappear, as well as the "pile of rocks" that stopped a multimillion-dollar building project in Windham.


  • New Traditions for Thanksgiving-Side Dishes and Turkey Talk with Chef Liz Barbour on October 30th @ 6:30 p.m. 

    For many of us, preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with anxiety. Join Liz Barbour at the Library as she explores the many types of turkeys available, the various ways to prepare them, and how to create a menu that is easy and delicious.


  • Brown Bag Book Group - And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie 

    Monday, October 28th 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Adults are welcomed to bring a lunch and enjoy chatting about the book on the last Monday of the month from 12-1:15 PM. The library can provide you with copy of the book, email Amy with your name and library card number and we will let you know when your copy has arrived. New members always welcome! Click here to read the full description of the book.

  • An Evening with Marie Harris and Rebecca Rule
    Thursday, October 17th, 5:30 p.m. 

    Marie Harris will be reading from her new book, Desire Lines, Marie's fifth book of poetry which includes work written over more than a decade. The collection also includes poems commissioned during her tenure as NH Poet Laureate as well as other public poems.


    We are also pleased to be joined by Rebecca Rule. Becky will be reading from her new Collection That Reminds Me of a Funny Story. This book is the capstone on a twenty-five year career; the best of the best of these stories are collected here.


    LEGO Club!

    Tuesdays, 4 p.m.

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

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

  • October’s Art Exhibit at the Barrington Public Library
    This art exhibit from young residents of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk has been organized by Kharkiv Regional Library. The art is a product of a children's art contest of fliers "Home. Family. Motherland". It is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. Students shared with the world their vision of an ideal house in which, above all, peace will prevail.
    This exhibition was organized by the Fermata Arts Foundation, and has included the participation of more than three hundred children from around the world.

  • The Friends of the Barrington Library is pleased to announce the 5th annual Just Desserts: A baking competition and community event 
    Saturday, November 2nd from 4-6 PM
    The public can purchase tickets at the library to sample and vote for their favorite. Tickets are $5.00 ea. Silent auction for a sampler of treats held at the end of the event! 


  • Leaf Printing at the Barrington Public Library!
    October 22nd @ 5:30 p.m.

    Join Karolina Bodner and learn the art of leaf printing! You'll create beautiful images you can preserve using watercolors and Mother Nature's own contributions.
    Karolina is a retired teacher with many years of artistic endeavor to her credit
    Click here to register. 

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 August 13th at the Lois Lane Community Center at 7pm.
Background on the project and information on how you can become part of the excitement can all be found HERE.



The Supervisors of the Checklist will be at the Town Hall from 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Friday October 25, 2019 to change party affiliation.

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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