The Library will be closed the following days
December 17th - Altered Hours 11am-4pm
December 24th - Christmas Eve
December 26th - Christmas Holiday
Barrington Public Library Seeks
Circulation Desk Clerk
Seeking a detail oriented person with great people skills to work 20-25 hours per week
with possibility of filling in for afternoon clerk as needed. Hours are mornings from 9:30-1:30PM Monday-Friday and some Saturdays. Year round job; must be able to work school vacations & summers.
Seeking excellent customer service skills, computer proficiency, cash register experience, knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Looking for an energetic people person to welcome patrons and present a friendly face at the circulation desk. Full Job Description Available HERE
Starting Rate $9.85/HR
Submit resume & cover letter to Amy Inglis, Director, Via e-mail at:
Resumes Due By Dec. 8th
Start Date shortly after Jan. 1st
Gingerbread House Competition
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.
Whole Foods for the Whole Family
Cooking Demonstration and Tasting
At the Barrington Public Library
Saturday, December 10th at Noon
Registration is limited to 30 people due to space constraints in the room.
We must tell the chef 7 days before the event how many guests we are expecting.
Learn the basics about whole foods and how to identify healthy whole
foods in your local grocery store. If you are considering making
the shift to a whole foods diet, are curious about how to identify
whole foods, or want to learn how to prepare whole food recipes
the entire family will love don’t miss this event.
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.