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Erin Go Bragh: Films Set in Ireland
Today's film in this ongoing March film series is "The Secret of Roan Irish," the tale of a young girl whose search for a younger brother brings an Irish legend to life.
March 16: "The Quiet Man." American prizefighter (John Wayne) returns to Ireland to forget the past, and falls in
love with the fiery sister (Maureen O'Hara) of a brutish neighbor.
March 23: "Waking Ned Devine." When the lottery winner
in a small Irish village dies, two of his friends conspire to hide his death in order to claim the prize money.
More About Town of Barrington Public Library
The library is recognized as one of the finest in Rhode Island with a mission to provide free, diverse and easily accessible materials, services and programs that educate, inform, enrich and entertain Barrington residents, according to Director Debbie Barchi. It is a member of the Ocean State Lending consortium of libraries, which share an online catalog. It offers databases that can be accessed online at the library or from a home or business. The library strives to serve all age groups and their special needs. One of its most popular adult programs is a film series in an auditorium that boasts state-of-the-art visual equipment, a wide screen and padded stadium seating. Meeting space is available for a small fee. The library offers copy machines and homedelivery of materials. Hundreds of story hours for children from babies to pre-teens draw thousands of participants each year. The picturesque two-story library occupies most of the square footage of the retrofitted and refurbished former high school next to the Town Hall.
Other events here
- Providence Comics Consortium Today, May 20, 3:30 pm–5:30 pm
- Teacher Movies Through the Years March 18, 2013 / April 22, 2013 / May 20, 2013, 7:00 pm
- Landscape Paintings, Mixed-Media on Display in Library Daily,
- Best Judgment: Ladd School Lessons Thu, May 23, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
- From Book to Film: Les Miserables & The Hobbit on the Big Screen at Barrington Public Library May 9, 2013 / May 30, 2013, 6:30 pm–9:15 pm