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Barrington, NH 03825

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12/6/2016 - 4:00 PM
Drop-In LEGO CLUB for K5 - 4th Graders

12/7/2016 - 6:00 PM
Genealogy club

12/7/2016 - 6:00 PM
Adult STEM Workshops: Hour of Code

12/8/2016 - 6:00 PM
Travel Club Meeting

12/10/2016 - 12:00 PM
Tasting & Cooking Demonstration! Whole Foods for the Whole Family.

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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. 
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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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!

The Library will be closed the following days
in December

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.

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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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