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Barrington, NH 03825

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10/25/2016 - 10:30 AM
Tuesday's Lap-Sit Story Time 1-3 Yrs Old

10/25/2016 - 4:00 PM
LEGO CLUB Drop-In for 5 yrs old - 4th Grade

10/26/2016 - 10:30 AM
Wednesday's Lap-Sit Story Time 1-3 Yrs Old

10/26/2016 - 6:30 PM
Crime and Punishment on the Isles of Shoals: The Ballad of Louis Wagner

10/27/2016 - 6:30 PM
Adult Book Group - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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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 5 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

A Free Service to All Library Card Holders
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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.

Drop-in LEGO Building Club for K-4th Grade! 
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!

October Artist - Frank Gorga
This is the last week to come and admire the beautiful photography of Frank Gorga.
This display will be taken down this weekend the 28th of October.

These beautiful prints are available for sale, $75.00 each with 25% of the sale going to the library. There are also miniprints and nanoprints for sale. 

Miniprints: all proceeds go to the library.
5x7 Dragonfly prints $10.00
Avian Nanoprints $3.50 (pack of 6)
Dragonfly nanoprints $3.00 (pack of 5) 


Just Desserts is Back!
Tickets are now on sale at the library throughout October, $5 each. 
The Friends is pleased to announce the return of Just Desserts!, a baking competition and community event, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 4-6 pm at the Library!
Barrington bakers will present bite-sized samples of a dessert for enjoyment and judging by the public. Winners will be chosen by the public and will receive prizes and bragging rights. 
Only 85 tickets will be sold for this event (space considerations), so get yours today!
(This event is appropriate for ages 8 and older.)

Crime and Punishment on the Isles of Shoals: The Ballad of Louis Wagner - on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30pm
Louis Wagner was accused of murdering Anethe and Karen Christenson on Smuttynose Island, Isles of Shoals, in March of 1873. He was convicted on the first charge and executed in 1875.  Although sentiment against Wagner was at a fever pitch immediately following the murders, time and reflection have generated an ongoing debate as to the fairness of the trial and the validity of the verdict.
John Perrault invites you to examine the judgment of Louis Wagner. Perrault weaves his "Ballad of Louis Wagner" through the course of the program with guitar and vocal.  Brought to you by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. 

The Barrington Library and the Early Childhood Learning Center's Joint Program: Quint-Essential Winds
October 27th at 12:30pm in the ECLC Building next door
Library families and their children along with students at the ECLC are invited to this wonderful music/story experience!  This show is brought to Barrington as a joint program between the Barrington Public Library and the Early Childhood Learning Center.  Call the library at 664-9715 for more information. 
Quint-Essential Winds are a seacoast woodwind quintet with narrator, coming to bring you an hour of music, stories and theater! They plan to perform “Hansel and Gretel”, “The Unhappy Ardvark”, and a variety of quintet pieces.

Swamps, Bogs and Wetlands and the Critters Who Live There
Wednesday, November 2 from 6 - 7 PM

The Barrington Conservation Commission will sponsor a slide show and talk by Dr. Matthew Tarr, called “Swamps, Bogs and Wetlands and the Critters Who Live There.”  The talk will focus on the rich diversity of life in wetlands and wetland buffers and their value to humans for flood control and pollution prevention.
Marc Jacobs, an environmental consultant and certified soil scientist and former Chair of the Barrington Conservation Commission will co-lead the presentation with a discussion of what property owners and local communities need to do to maintain and our wetland resources.
Teen Video Game Tournament: Mario Kart Wii
Friday, November 4 from 4 - 6 PM

Teens and youths ages 10-15 years old will be playing Mario Kart Wii in epic head-to-head races to WIN FAME AND GLORY and also prizes. Snacks are provided; you must register so we can enter you in the tournament bracket. 

Catch a Pokémon at the library and receive a Pokemon Minifigure!
Just show staff your Journal within 15 minutes of catching a Pokemon and get a Pokémon minifigure!  One per patron, per day and must be a Barrington Library card holder, while supplies last.
Click HERE to see some of the Pokemon we've seen at the library and to read the Official Rules. 

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Trick or Treat Night!
Trick or Treating for the Town of Barrington will be held on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00pm

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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