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Barrington, NH 03825



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5/25/2016 - 6:00 PM
Clutter Control: Downsizing Your STUFF

5/26/2016 - 6:30 PM
Adult Book Group- The Children Act by Ian McEwan

5/28/2016 - 10:00 AM
CPR Class

5/31/2016 - 4:00 PM
LEGO CLUB Drop-In for 5 yrs old - 4th Grade

6/1/2016 - 6:00 PM
Genealogy Club - back tables


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A new digital service that allows the downloading/ streaming of music, movies, comic books, TV shows, documentaries, e-books, and audio books.  Made possible by generous donations from the Friends of the Barrington Library group and other local donors.

Each patron will be allowed up to 4 check outs per month as long as the monthly budget for the library hasn’t been reached.  Remember, this service is free to you as a card holder, but is a pay per use system that the library pays for.  We ask patrons to be aware and only check out what they can actually watch/listen to at any given time.
Click HERE to sign up and browse the collection
Click HERE for handy how-to guides
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A Free Service to All Library Card Holders
A Free Service to All Library Card Holders
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Looking for Free Downloadable E-Books and Audiobooks? Take a look at these resources.
Librivox - Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.
Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.


 

Clutter Control: Downsizing Your STUFF
6PM on Wed. May 25th
At the Barrington Public Library




We all have STUFF! Why do we acquire and save more possessions than we need? What happens when our stuff starts to own us? Why can’t we just throw things away?
 
With
his upbeat and unique approach, Dave Downs explores the many reasons that our drawers, closets and garages get filled with STUFF. Downs offers helpful hints for managing this difficult problem. Dave uses colorful stories throughout the talk to engage as well as inform the audience. You may recognize a part of yourself in these stories.
 
Participants will leave knowing that if we are thoughtful about what we acquire; what we keep and what
we discard, we will start to reverse the tendency to bury ourselves in “treasures!" 

Babysitting Class !  June 4th 10AM-3PM
Location:  Library Meeting Room
Contact:  smadden@mcgregorems.org

Description:  This course is designed to certify kids 11years or older who are looking to, or already babysit. They will get a CPR and First Aid certification, learn about safety, how to handle emergencies, care and feeding of infants and children, the business aspects of being a babysitter, and more. All students will receive a Babysitting certification. 

The Community Babysitting Class costs $35, and payment is due upon registration.
Students should bring a lunch and drink, plus any snacks wanted.

This program is brought to you by McGregor EMS. 
To register for this course, go to: http://www.cprsafe.org/#!calendar/c146
Annual Friends of the Library Perennial Sale
Saturday, June 4th
8 AM - Noon
Location: Town Gym

A huge sale of perennial items (and some other donated plants) for the local gardener to enjoy! Come early to get the best selection! The Friends are also looking for donations of plants, to be dropped off the afternoon before the sale, at the Town Gym. Any plants you can pot and bring are a huge help. Volunteers may also be available to help you dig and pot plants if you are unable to do so. The Friends also seek volunteers to help set up the sale, mark items, and do sales. Anyone interested can contact Lydia Cupp at L_Cupp@msn.com
NH 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Read more HERE about a new Library program that encourages all Barrington families to read 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten.”  Paper logs are available at the library - fill them out at home and bring them in to have staff log the amount in your child's accout - and pick out a prize.  When your child reaches the first 100 books come on in an pick up a cute canvas book bag, sponsored by the Friends of the Barrington Public Library!  After each 100 books after that, children pick from the prize box.

 


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Drop-in LEGO Building Club for K-4th Grade! 
EVERY TUESDAY AT 4PM. 
We will have the room set up every Tuesday at 4PM for the children to build new LEGO creations with our large set of LEGOs!
 
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