Join the Friends

Printable Membership Form

Join or Renew your membership online

Your membership dues contribute to the library in the following ways (view a more complete list):

  • Programs for children, teens and adults, including:
    • Summer Reading Program
    • Improv Club
    • LEGO Robotics
    • Diorama contest
    • Cookbook Club
    • Field trips
    • Wii gaming
    • and much more
  • Museum Pass Program
  • Books (large-print & audio), movies, and digital books (eBooks & eAudio)
  • Contribution of $25,000 to A New Chapter Upstairs Second Floor Renovation project
  • Film series – in 2018 we screened Hidden Figures, La La Land, A Man Called Ove, and more!

Membership is an affordable way to support our community! Dues start at $10/year. Memberships and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Printable Membership form


We’ll be accepting book donations again, beginning October 19, 2020! Thank you for your patience during COVID and building renovations. Please bring book donations to the back of the library building. There will be a door with signage, and you can bring your books right inside the door.

Monetary donations are also welcome, and will be used along with membership dues to support Library programming. Any amount is appreciated and helpful – please change the quantity in the box to adjust your total!

$5 Donation



Donate to support the Friends of the Barrington Public Library


$25 Donation


$100 Donation


Thank you for your support!


The Friends have a variety of books available at the Daily Book Sale, located on the main floor of the Library, next to the Reference desk. A small selection of titles from the Daily Book Sale is also available to purchase online!

Our Annual Book Sale is a major fundraiser for the Friends.


Cotton masks

Show your support of the library with this 3-ply cotton mask. $15 includes local delivery. Please email for shipping costs.

15.00 $

Playing cards

Purchase a deck of playing cards and enjoy 54 photographic images of Barrington’s iconic places and scenic views! Sold at the Library’s circulation desk for $10, or order online and have them shipped. Price includes Barrington delivery. Please email for shipping costs.

10.00 $

Book bag

We have new Friends book bags, now available for sale  at the Circulation desk in the library for $8.00! The bag, which is a sturdy canvas, shows off the new Friends of the Barrington Public Library logo, designed by Barrington resident Peter Nilsen, an art director and artist. Peter has published a number of fly fishing books and is president of the Rhody Fly Rodders. Sold at the circulation desk, or order online and have them delivered to your Barrington address or shipped. Price includes local delivery. Please email for shipping costs.

8.00 $