The Friends of Barrington Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the Barrington Public Library through fundraising and membership.

Founded in 1980, the Friends is a group of hundreds of library lovers in Barrington, RI and nearby communities.


Click  Just follow “get started” directions.        The name is Friends of the Barrington Library Inc to put in when asked.


Annual Meeting

Please join the Friends of the Barrington Public Library for our annual meeting on Sunday, October 16, at 1:30PM in the Collis Family Gallery in the library.  All members of the Friends are invited.  Action items will include voting for a slate of directors and officers for the coming year.  In addition, members will be asked to approve an updated set of bylaws which are available at the Reference Desk in the library.  Following the meeting at 2:00 the Barrington High School jazz band will perform in the Salem Family Auditorium. Refreshments will follow and all are welcome.

Fall Book Sale!

Stay tuned for more info about our upcoming Fall Book Sale 2022!


The Friends raise funds to support more than 80% of library programs and many important services made available to library users. Here are some of the amazing ways the Friends support Barrington Public Library:

Love your library? Become a Friend! Your membership helps to enrich the entire community.