Events - Barrett Memorial Library

Weekly Programs for Kids and Teens


FALL SCHEDULE (Begins Sept. 1)


  • LEGOS and Beads, 4 p.m.


  • Story Time, 10 a.m. Crafts to follow.


  • After-School Movie, 3:30 p.m. (Please check calendar for details)


  • Story Time, 1:30 p.m. Crafts to follow.
  • Zentangle, 3:30 p.m., first Thursday of month
  • Collage Making, 3:30 p.m., second Thursday
  • Teen Book Group, 4 p.m., third Thursday
  • Rock-Paper-Scissors Club, 3;30 p.m., fourth Thursday


  • Wii U, 3:30 p.m.

Note: On early school dismissal days (Sept. 30, Nov. 12 and Dec, 8), after-school programs begin earlier.


  • Pokémon Party, Sept. 25, 4-5 p.m.
  • Library After Dark Games, Oct. 16, 5-8 p.m.
  • Halloween Party, Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m.

Check our calendar for specific dates and activities. 

Programs and Special Events for Adults


  • Preserving Tomatoes and Salsas Workshop: Sept. 19, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Led by Jenny Wehmeier, of Walworth County UW-Extension. Learn about local tomato and pepper varieties, and prepare fresh salsas. Participants need to bring a cutting board, knife and apron. Limited to 16, so please register early.
  • By email: put Salsa workshop in subject field and send your name, address and phone number to
  • Or click here to download registration form, and mail form to or drop off at library. Forms also available at library desk.


  • Saturday Morning Book Group: Meets second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. Read and discuss a new book each month
    • Sept. 12: “A Spool of Blue Thread” Anne Tyler
    • Oct. 10: “Mrs. Poe” by Lynn Cullen.
  • ‘What Are Teen’s Reading?’ Book Group: Meets third Monday of the month, 7 p.m. This group is for parents to read and review teen books.  Stop at the library to pick from a great selection of YA (young adult) books.
  • Scrabble Club: Wednesdays 10 a.m.-noon.
  • Knitting Circle: Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.  All skill levels welcome. Please bring a project to work on.

Great selection of used books for sale!

All programs are free and open to the public

Call 245-2709 or e-mail: