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Monday, February 16th - President's Day
February 7th at 12:00pm Manolo, a
young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and
following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds
where he must face his greatest fears. Rated PG
February 21st at 12:00pm Follow Alexander as
he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life and wonders
if bad things only happen to him. But he discovers he's not alone when his dad,
mom and family live through their own terrible -- and hilarious -- day. Rated PG
March 7th at 12:00pm A comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot Hiro turns to Baymax and his diverse group of friends who transform into a band of unlikely heroes. Rated PG
March 21st at 12:00pm Return to
Pixie Hollow where the ancient myth of a fabled creature sparks the curiosity
of Tink and her friend Fawn, an animal fairy who's not afraid to break
the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature, massive and wondrous
with glowing green eyes, is not welcome in Pixie Hollow -- and the scout
fairies are determined to capture the mysterious beast. NR
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January's Art Display is by John Cafasso
He made 19 trips to southwest China from 2003 - 2010 and has a magnificent display of photographs up at the library! Stop by for a closer look!
Crafts will be held at 4pm on: February 12th - Woven Heart pockets; March 12th - Pointillism Design Tote.
On February 5th from 5-6PM in the library meeting room, Lois Sans, the art teacher at BES will hold an open house for parents/grandparents/friends of the students displaying artwork. This is always a hopping event with refreshments and lots of parents here visiting with other!
Garden Club Meeting - A Garden for Wildlife: Natural landscaping for a better backyard on Wednesday, February 18that 6:30-8:00PM.
Open to the public...new members always welcomed. A volunteer from the Speaking for Wildlife programwill share about how to attract wildlife to your backyard, how to alter your landscaping and gardening practices, choose plants - use of native plants and issues such as invasive plants, etc. Presentation includes handouts.
This program is brought to you by Speaking for Wildlife, a volunteer project of UNH Cooperative Extension, with funding and support from the NH Charitable Foundation, the Davis Environmental Foundation, NH Fish and Game Department, and NH Natural Heritage Bureau.
through Permaculture: An Introduction. The first in a Permaculture Series on Thursday, February 19th 5:30-7:30PM.
Permaculture is a method of designing sustainable, ecological systems that support humans as well as other forms of life. this introduction we'll talk about what permaculture is, its principles and ethics and ways we can implement it in our lives and gardens!
Amy Antonucci is a certified permaculture
designer and the co-organizer of the Seacoast Permaculture Meetup group of
NH. She runs a permaculture homestead here in Barrington.
Registration is required and a minimum of 5 participants will be needed for the workshop to move forward. Donations to pay the speaker will be accepted at the door, although a donation is not required to attend. This series of events is sponsored in conjunction with the Barrington Lifelong Learning Committee; a group spawned from the Envision Barrington process.
CREATE @ YOUR LIBRARY! We are excited to be planning a LEGO® MAKER SPACE Coming on Tuesdays February 10th– March 24th at 4-5pm for 5-9 Year Olds (slightly younger or older children will be considered if space allows). We are going to receive on loan a LEGO TOOLKIT with over 10,000 LEGO® bricks to use for two months for this program. Thanks to the Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC) and LEGO® Systems for providing these kits to every state library! Kids will build and share their project they create – displaying them in the library.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – limited to 15 spaces. Sign Ups begin January 1st. Check our online calendar and sign up after that date by clicking on the REGISTER NOW button to the right of the program description. You will have the option to create your own account - the benefit of doing this (instead of registering as a guest) is that you will have all your information pre-typed for future events, you can cancel your attendance easily, you will get an e-mail confirmation and you can confirm the names of each family member registered. Please register each name separately if multiple family members would like to attend a program.
TEEN VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT!
Friday, February 20th at 4pm
Kids 10-14 yrs old, who are Barrington residents or card holders, are invited to attend. They will go head-to-head in the ultimate SUPER SMASH BROS BRAWL! Finalists will receive prizes with the champion’s grand prize being a Gift Card to Game Stop! Two Wii systems will be set up on our large screen TVs and refreshments will be provided. LIMITED SPACE - Register online on our calendar to secure your spot in this exciting event at the library! If you are unable to register online please call the library so a staff member can do it for you. BMS Students - if you would like to be dropped off at the library after school on the bus that comes by here, you will need to have your parents send in a permission slip to the school office for this event and they can give you a bus pass.