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Rebecca Makkai and One Hundred Years of Chicago Arts Friday, April 21, 7 PM

How much do you know about Chicago’s arts scene? Rebecca Makkai discusses her award-winning novel The Hundred-Year House, set on the North Shore. Photos, stories, and the colorful, offbeat lives of artists. Book signing to follow. Register. Meeting Room.

Raymond Benson and the James Bond Phenomenon Sunday, April 23, 2 PM

All things 007, straight from Raymond Benson, officially commissioned author of original James Bond novels. Explore the life of Ian Fleming, the history of the novels and films, and Benson’s experiences as a Bond author. Book signing to follow. Register. Meeting Room. Programs for children and families begin on page three. Barrington Books Week continues on page two.

A week-long literary festival that celebrates contemporary storytelling alongside our centuries-old fascination with the printed word.

Meet the Author: Sonali Dev

Tuesday, April 25, 7 PM

Meet one of the most buzzed-about new romance authors! Sonali Dev writes Bollywood-style love stories in which she explores issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in happily ever after. Book signing to follow. Register. Meeting Room.

Meet the Author: Charlie Donlea

Thursday, April 27, 7 PM

Chicago author Donlea found a hit with his first thriller, Summit Lake. Hear about that project and help him launch his new book, The Girl Who Was Taken, due for release on April 25. Book signing to follow. Register. Meeting Room.

Barrington Area Library Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden Friday, April 28, 2 PM

Meet us at the Lenhardt Library, in the Regenstein Center of the Chicago Botanic Garden, for a rare book viewing and gallery talk on the Lenhardt’s current exhibition, Botanical Charts: 19th Century Classroom Posters. Barrington cardholders registered for this event gain free admission and complimentary parking by showing their library card at the Chicago Botanic Garden Gatehouse. Attendees must register by Friday, April 21.

Meet the Author: Robert Kurson

Saturday, April 29, 2 PM

Bestselling author Robert Kurson discusses his latest, Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship, as well as previous works Shadow Divers and Crashing Through. Book signing to follow. Register. Meeting Room.


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barrington books week continues

Saturday, April 22, 2 – 4 PM

Barrington is full of amazing authors and storytellers; come meet them! Enjoy author meet and greets, book signings, and more. Part of Barrington Books Week. Refreshments. Meeting Room.

area authors, ✔Barrington we need you to make our

Local Author Fair a success! Promote and sell your book, meet your fans. Complete the online application by March 20, 2017. E-mail Adult Services Librarian Liz Kirchhoff at lkirchhoff@ balibrary.org with questions or for more information.

Hot Spring Reads Monday, April 24, 7 PM

Sometimes it’s hard to choose something new to read. We understand! Librarian Liz Kirchhoff talks about new and popular titles and provides personalized recommendations. Register. Meeting Room.

A Brief History of Bookmaking

Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM Chicago book artist April Sheridan presents the history behind the book as object in this lecture and hands-on workshop. Try it yourself! Register. Meeting Room.

Sunday, March 5, 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Fun for all ages! Register and find complete details and schedule at balibrary.org – this is just a sampling of the day’s activities! Many events have limited seating, so get here early and enjoy a full afternoon at Comic Con Barrington!

Artist Alley

Meet with ten local comic artists and indie comic book creators. Comics available for purchase — discover your next great read! Northern Illinois LEGO Train Club’s amazing Lego creations Young LEGO creator Ara Bonsignore and his incredible work 2 – 4 PM: Impersonator Rick Aspin brings Captain Jack Sparrow to life! Find him wandering the library for the coolest Facebook profile photo ever!

Cosplay Made Easy

2 – 2:45 PM Learn the ins and outs of cosplay from expert Lisa Hale! From editing or altering a thrift store find to patterning and designing from scratch, Lisa’s here with tips and tricks.

Cosplay Contest

3 – 3:45 PM Dress up for your chance to walk our stage! Kids costume parade, too!

Art and Craft Activities:

Make Your Own Mini Dragon Eggs | Draw That Cosplayer | Characters By Design

Gaming, including PokemonGo!


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Best. Spring Break. Ever. Battlebots

Friday, March 31, 2 PM Grades 4 – 8

Team up to create LEGO Mindstorms robots that battle against each other. Register. Program Room.

Family Concert: Little Miss Ann

Wednesday, March 29, 10:30 AM All ages w/caregiver

Cardboard Challenge Friday, March 24, 2 – 4 PM All ages w/caregiver

Your best dance moves and Little Miss Ann’s upbeat tunes – the perfect way to welcome spring! Drop in and bring your BALibrary card for admission – patrons from other library districts admitted as space allows. Seating is first come, first served. Meeting Room.

An arcade, a maze, a city, a robot. What will you make at the cardboard challenge? Drop in. Program Room.

Tie-Dye A T-Shirt

Toy Take-Apart

Make a one-of-kind t-shirt using this fun technique. Supplies and t-shirts provided; feel free to bring additional items to tie-dye. Dress for a mess! Register. Program Room.

Monday, March 27, 2 PM Grades 3 – 8

Using tools, we’ll take apart toys to discover how they are made and what makes them move, make noise, and light up. Register. Program Room.

Wednesday, March 29, 2 PM & 3:30 PM Grades 3 – 8

Family STEM: Architecture

Tuesday, March 28, 10 AM – 12 PM All ages w/caregiver Use problem-solving skills to design and build a structure together! Drop in. Program Room.

Artbots

Tuesday, March 28, 2 PM & 3:30 PM Grades 2 – 4

Create a robot that can move and draw on its own. Register. Program Room.

Reach For The Stars

Moon Over Barrington Monday, April 3, 6 – 9 PM All ages

The Lake County Astronomical Society brings sophisticated telescopes to help you view the Moon and other objects in the sky. Event will take place unless it is raining. Rain date is April 4. Drop in. Library Plaza.

Games, Games, Games! Family Fitness Challenge Thursday, March 30, 2 PM All ages w/caregiver

Challenge your mind and body in this fun, high-energy show that encourages everyone to get involved and get moving. Drop in and bring your BALibrary card for admission – patrons from other library districts admitted as space allows. Meeting Room.

Friday, April 14, 2 – 4 PM All ages

Games are taking over the Youth Services Department! Join us for minigolf, video game tournaments, board games, and more! Drop in. Youth Services department.


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Super Saturdays! Saturday Storytime

KidFest at Citizens Park

Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic Saturday morning story time class. Dress for a mess! No registration required. Program Room.

Enjoy a wide variety of fun, free outdoor activities with the library and other local organizations at Barrington Area KidFest. Drop in. Outdoors at Citizens Park, right next to the library.

Saturday, April 22, 10:30 AM All ages w/caregiver

Lego Club

Saturday, April 22, 2 – 4 PM All ages

Saturday, May 6, 11 AM – 3 PM

Look for Saturday art play events, too!

Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program Room.

Week of Grades 4 – 8

Before you see the movie Wonder, based on the bestseller by R. J. Palacio, drop in for a week of Wonder-ful programs. No registration necessary. Atrium

Wonder Read-alikes Monday, April 3, 4 – 5 PM

Discover new books that remind us of Wonder.

Choose Kind Bookmarks

Tuesday, April 4, 4 – 5 PM Create an inspiring bookmark to keep or give away.

Inside-Out Self Portraits Wednesday, April 5, 4 – 5 PM

It’s what’s on the inside that counts. Make a self-portrait in the style of the cover art of Wonder.

Wonder Live!

Thursday, April 6, 4 – 5 PM

Share your favorite part or line from Wonder to make a collaborative video for our big screen.


story time Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story Room.

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Family Story Time

Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver March 6, 13, 20 & April, 2:30 PM Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.

tuesdays

wednesdays

Family Story Time

Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver March 1, 8, 15, 22 & April, 10 AM Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.

Toddler Time

Baby Time

up to 24 months w/caregiver March 7, 14, 21 & April, 10 AM

Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime.

Toddler Time

Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver March 7, 14, 21 & April, 11 AM

Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess!

Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver March 1, 8, 15, 22 & April, 11 AM

Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess!

thursdays

Baby and Toddler Playtime

Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver March, April & May, 10:30 AM

Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class.

around town Cookies and Milk Story Time Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Mondays, March 20, April 17 & May 15, 10:30 AM Stories, snacks and smiles at Panera in the Arboretum. Register. Panera Bread, 100 W Higgins Road, South Barrington.

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for Kids Age 0 – 6

Art Play

All ages w/caregiver Friday, March 10, 10 – 11:30 AM Saturday, March 25, 2:30 – 4 PM Friday, April 14, 10 – 11:30 AM Tuesday, May 2, 10 – 11:30 AM Friday, May 12, 10 – 11:30 AM

Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.

Preschool STEAM

Ages 3 – 5 w/caregiver Friday, March 17, 10 AM Wednesday, April 19, 1 PM Tuesday, May 9, 10 AM

Let’s explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with exciting experiments and activities. Dress for a mess. Register. Program Room.

Story Time with Language Stars

All ages w/caregiver Monday, March 27, 11:15 AM Sunday, April 23, 2 PM Wednesday, May 3, 10 AM

Want to introduce your little one to new languages? Try an interactive, foreign language story time, led by a teacher from Language Stars. Drop in. Program Room.

Story Time Dance Party Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Friday, March 24, 10:30 AM Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 AM

Dance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin’ story time. Be ready to rock and don’t forget your dancin’ shoes! Drop in. Zimmerman Room.


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Afterschool STEAM

Tuesday, May 9, 4 PM Grades 3 – 5

March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, 4 PM Grades K – 3

Let your imagination take flight! Make airplanes using paper, rubber bands, and other simple materials. Register. Program Room.

Fun, hands-on activities that incorporate science, technology, engineering, art, or math (STEAM). Dress for a mess. Register. Program Room.

Teen Space

Wednesdays, March, April & May, 3 – 4:30 PM Grades 5 – 8

Study, play games, relax with a book, or meet with your friends after school in the Program Room. Drop in. *There will be no Teen Space over Spring Break.

Engineering Roller Coasters Thursday, March 9, 4 PM Grades 3 – 5

Hold on tight! Make mini roller coasters that send marbles spinning. Register. Program Room.

Family Art: Picasso Art Studio

Tuesdays, March 14, April 11 & May 16, 4 PM Grades 1 – 5

We have the supplies, you have the ideas - let's make art! Register. Program Room.

Wednesday, May 17, 10 – 11:30 AM All ages w/caregiver

Learn about the artist, Pablo Picasso, and have fun creating your self-portrait. Drop in. Program Room.

Young Artist Workshop: Pop Art! Friday, April 14, 10 – 11:30 AM Grades 3 – 8

Learn about Pop Art and create a retro, comic book-style portrait with ink and colored pencils. Register. Meeting Room.

Family Book Club Page Turners Book Spotlight Thursdays, March 16, April 20, May 18, 4:30 – 5:15 PM Grades 4 – 6

Bring a favorite book to recommend to other readers, and hear about great new titles from your friendly librarians. We’ll chat, then create art inspired by our reads. Register. Program Room.

Discover the benefits and the joy of reading aloud with your child. Pick up a complimentary copy of the book, read it together, then join us for discussion and activities. Register. Program Room. Grades K – 1: Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo

Monday, April 24, 6:30 – 7:15 PM

Grades 2 – 3: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 – 7:30 PM


time for tech Lego Club

Meet the Vinyl Cutter

Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Drop in. Program Room.

Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.

Fridays, March 10, April 7, May 12, 4 PM Grades K – 8

Minecraft Build Challenge

Monday, March 13 Grades 2 – 4, 4:30 PM Monday, March 20 Grades 5 – 8, 7 PM

Show off your building skills! Use the library's Minecraft accounts in creative mode to make amazing creations. Register. Program Room.

Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5, 4 – 5 PM All ages

Minecraft Survival Challenge Monday, May 8 Grades 2 – 4, 4:30 PM Grades 5 – 8, 7 PM

Let’s play Minecraft Survival mode: gather resources, craft items, and work together to overcome challenges. Register. Program Room.

Tech Open Lab

Friday, March 31, 10 AM Thursday, April 13, 4 PM Friday, May 19, 4 PM All ages

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check it out is published by the Barrington Area Library. Executive Director Detlev Pansch Board of Library Trustees President Donald F. Minner Vice President Carolyn Welch Clifford Treasurer Carrie Carr Secretary Barbara A. Pintozzi Members William J. Pizzi Denise Devereux-Peters Denise Tenyer Editor Karen McBride Library Hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 9 PM Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM Sun: 1 PM – 5 PM South Branch Hours: Mon – Thur & Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM Open Late: Mon & Thur: 3 – 7 PM

Families play and create with LEGO robots, stop motion animation, iPads, and more. Drop in. Program Room.

Direct Numbers Customer Service: 847-382-1300 x1 Adult Services: 847-382-1300 x2

Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 6 All ages

Get your free comic at the main library or South Branch! One per person as quantities and selection are limited. Drop by the Youth Services & Adult Services desks.

Finals Café Dates TBD Grades 9 – 12

Study for finals at the library. We’ll open up extra space for group study and provide snacks to keep you energized. Drop in. Meeting Room.

Youth Services: 847-382-1300 x3 South Branch: 847-381-2534

Library Closings Sunday, April 16, Easter Monday, May 29, Memorial Day


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second fridays

Logical Fleadh

Bourbon Aristocracy

Petra van Nuis

Logical Fleadh plays Irish and Scottish music with "oomph." The highspirited band pairs traditional fiddle tunes with a rock rhythm section, creating music that appeals to dancers and listeners. Register. Meeting Room.

As with good bourbon, this band’s ingredients and process are simple: excellent musicianship, choice bluegrass standards and contemporary songs, and a commitment to making great music that’s also fun. Register. Meeting Room.

Petra van Nuis and her sophisticated jazz stylings return to BALibrary! Swing into spring with this wellknown Chicago jazz songstress who is always a big hit with our audience. Register. Meeting Room.

Friday, March 10, 8 PM

Cooks

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Friday, April 14, 8 PM

Friday, May 12, 8 PM

Books

Check out a cookbook that fits our monthly theme, try some recipes, then meet us at a local eatery to dish on the details.

iPic Theater

Tuesday, March 14, 2 PM

Awards season = movie stars and red carpet glamour. Let’s meet, eat, and dish on our favorite celebrity chefs. Register. Off-site. iPic Theater, Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington.

MOD Pizza

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2 PM

Artisan-style pizza on demand: what could be better? Let’s discuss our pizza-making experiences while trying one of Deer Park’s newest restaurants. Register. Off-site. MOD Pizza, 20505 N Rand Rd, Kildeer.

Shakou

Tuesday, May 9, 2 PM

Let’s roll into spring at Shakou, the Japanese venue with city vibes right in downtown Barrington. From tempura to noodles to sushi, we’ll sample and socialize. Register, Off-site. Shakou, 121 W Main St, Barrington.

A Mystery Reader’s Book Club Each month, read a book ­— any book — from the genre or topic provided. Then let’s get together and examine the evidence: was this a good read or literary crime? Register. Zimmerman Room.

Culinary Cozies

Tuesday, March 7, 11 AM

From cakes to crepes, cooking is big business in mysteries. These titles are long on charm and focused on community, family, and craft, as well as the whodunit. Try Jacklyn Brady, Cleo Coyle, Diane Mott Davidson, Joanne Fluke, Mary Kay Andrews, or others in this genre.

True Crime

Tuesday, April 4, 11 AM

True crime is seeing a resurgence thanks to podcasts like Serial, but authors have been exploring this genre for decades. Try Ann Rule, Erik Larson, Truman Capote, Marcia Clark, Patricia Cornwell, or Bill O’Reilly for your selection this month.

Swedish Noir

Tuesday, May 2, 11 AM

International crime fiction continues to skyrocket. This month, read a mystery by a Swedish author and come ready to talk about what appeals and what falls flat. We suggest authors like Camilla Läckberg, Henning Mankell, Åsa Larsson, Håkan Nesser, Kjell Eriksson, Liza Marklund, or Arnaldur Indriðason.


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Photography Meetup Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 PM

Photography Basics: Exposure Wednesday, March 22 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Meet photo-enthusiasts, learn from one another, and best of all, take pictures of our beautiful natural surroundings. If you have time, wait for sunset (7:28 PM) and see the rising full moon. All cameras and skill levels welcome. Please provide your own camera and dress for the weather, since we’ll spend most of our time outdoors. In case of precipitation, call the library for program status. Register. Atrium.

Learn to improve your images so you get sharp, properly-exposed pictures more often. Best for beginners who use a DSLR camera. Hands-on, so please bring your own camera. Register. Conference Room.

Photography Basics: Lightroom & Photoshop

Set up a one-on-one appointment to learn basic Lightroom & Photoshop techniques and improve your photos. E-mail: mcampagna@balibrary.org to schedule an appointment. Studio 1.

make Wood Inlay Workshop

Make at the Apple Store

In this 2-part class, learn step-by-step how to design and assemble a decorative wood inlay piece. Participants must attend both sessions. Register. Conference Room. BALibrary cardholders only.

iPhone Videography

Monday, March 6, 7 PM & Monday, March 13, 7 PM

CorelDraw 101 for Makers Thursday, March 16, 7 PM

Explore this software program commonly used for vector graphic editing and design, and new to our MakerLab. Hands-on class. Register. Conference Room. BALibrary cardholders only.

Maker Meetup

Thursday, March 23, 7 PM

Calling all Makers! Discuss your latest arts and crafts over coffee at Starbucks (125 S. Hough St.) in downtown Barrington. Register.

Bring your iPhone and join our Adult Services librarian and Apple's Creative Team at the Deer Park Apple Store, 20530 N Rand Road, before business hours!

Wednesday, April 5, 8:15 AM

Capture your best moments on video. Explore best practices and features for capturing footage, like slo-mo video and time-lapse. Discover how easy it is to trim footage and edit with iMovie. Register. Off-site.

Edit and Share Your iPhone Photos Wednesday, May 10, 8:15 AM

Explore key elements of photo editing using the Photos app. Learn how to enhance images with built-in filters and features. Register. Off-site.


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Business: it’s Better in Barrington E-Mail Automation

Wednesday, March 22, 7 PM

Do the work once, then sit back as new prospects, leads, and customers come into your pipeline! Learn to use funnels to add 20 - 50 new prospects into an e-mail list without a launch or online advertising. Use the process over and over again for every lead magnet, new product, and event you create! Register. Meeting Room.

Master Internet Marketing

Monday, May 8, 7 PM

You’ve got a website. Now, convert visitors to customers, get your site to the top of search engine results, and put Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to work for your business. Explore email marketing, social media marketing, and online advertising. Register. Zimmerman Room.

Designing a Logo for your Business Thursday, May 25, 7 PM

Learn to use CorelDraw and design the perfect logo for your business. Bring your own laptop for this handson program – we can also provide a laptop for you. Register. Zimmerman Room.

Introduction to Google Analytics and Conversion Rate Optimization Monday, April 24, 7 PM

Discover free, valuable statistics which help you lead site visitors to your call to action. Learn important terms, understand potential barriers to conversions, and how to correct them. Get a checklist of good metrics every site needs. Develop a plan and tactics to implement it. Register. Zimmerman Room.

About Library Programs Register for programs at balibrary. org, by phone at 847.382.1300, or in person. Programs require registration unless otherwise indicated. ADA accommodations are available with at least 48 hours notice. The library reserves the right to take photographs and video of program participants. Photos and videos are for library use and may be used in publicity materials. Patrons who do not wish to be part of photographs or videos should notify staff.

Join the conversation and find inspiration and advice for planning your next vacation. Bring your photos, suggestions, and experiences to share. Register. Zimmerman Room.

Road Trips

Monday, March 6, 11 AM

Let’s talk classic road trips and roadside attractions. Bring your tales and souvenirs, we’ll share our favorite tools, tips, and tricks then enjoy a slideshow of weird and wacky Illinois attractions.

Cruises

Monday, April 3, 11 AM

From economical to luxurious, let’s take on cruising. Discover some excellent sites for planning cruises, and share your favorite cruise lines and ports of call.

National Parks

Monday, May 1, 11 AM

There are hundreds of National Parks, and many travelers make it their mission to see them all. Discuss the best times to go, highlights to see, and lodging options.


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Book Discussions with Lanny Ori Join librarians Liz and Sam to discuss popular titles in a social book club for adults. Meets upstairs at McGonigal's in downtown Barrington. We'll provide some appetizers or desserts— other food and beverages available for purchase. Register.

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg Monday, March 13, 7 PM

On the evening before her daughter’s wedding, June loses her entire family in a devastating house fire. What happened — and can she ever find a new normal?

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson Monday, April 10, 7 PM

Cult favorite The Bloggess brings heart and humor to this memoir of family and mental illness.

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren Monday, May 8, 7 PM

Science meets memoir in this delightful look at the natural world.

Enjoy engaging conversations with professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori and other discerning readers. Reserved books are available on a first come, first served basis. Adults, young adults. Register. Meeting Room.

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 PM OR Thursday, March 23, 2 PM

A young man leaves his affluent life behind to live in the Alaskan wild, with tragic results.

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 PM OR Thursday, April 20, 2 PM

A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in this extraordinary novel by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys.

Book Club Reception and Book Chat Sunday, May 7, 2 PM

Join librarians Liz and Sam in welcoming featured speaker and Penguin Random House rep Robert Haddock. He’ll discuss major new releases and great picks for your book club. Afterwards, enjoy refreshments and hear what’s working for other clubs. Register. Meeting Room.

Next Chapter Book Club

Tuesdays, March 14, March 28, April 11, April 25, May 9, and May 23, 6:30 PM

Meet new friends and enjoy good stories. Next Chapter Book Club is a book club for people ages 18 and older with developmental disabilities. You are welcome, regardless of reading ability. Space is limited. Register. Meeting Room.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Tuesday, May 16, 7:30 PM OR Thursday, May 18, 2 PM The gripping struggle of two opposing personalities — one essentially good, the other evil — for the soul of one man.


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Closing Dates Sunday, April 16, Easter Monday, May 29, Memorial Day

Genealogy 101 Tuesday, March 14, 2 PM OR Wednesday, March 15, 7 PM

Discover your family history using online services such as Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest, Fold3, and more! Register. Meeting Room.

Volunteer Match Sunday, April 2, 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Connect with local nonprofit and community service organizations seeking volunteers. Whether you’re an experienced volunteer or looking to discover a new, local opportunity to use your passions and talents, don’t miss this event! Drop in. Meeting Room.

Area organizations, looking for volunteers?

Contact Librarian Liz Kirchhoff at lkirchhoff@balibrary.org for more information and to reserve your spot at Volunteer Match.


Check It Out Spring 2017 newsletter from the Barrington Area LIbrary | Spring 2017