That it's surviving the online-bookstore juggernaut is a testament to Barrington Books' dedication to the community…More it serves. This bright, friendly store allows book browsing at its best -- and that includes searching online for secondhand and out-of-print titles. The staff is always ready to recommend a good read, and enjoys getting to know the reading tastes of customers. The delighted faces at Children's Story Hour -- held every Thursday morning in the story corner -- are more than enough proof of Barrington's solid place in this community.
The Studio at Barrington Books also carries gifts, stationery, cards, invitations and party supplies.
Sylvan Learning Center 334 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 If your child is having trouble with their homework and you don"t where to go for help, Sylvan Learning Center may…More be the place to turn. They have certified teachers on call who can supply supplemental tutoring to students from pre-K through adults. They help youngsters learn to read and can assist with any subject and also teach classes on how to take the SAT and other entrance exams.
Carmelite Monastery 25 Watson Ave, Barrington, RI02806 The red brick building at the end of Watson Avenue houses a community of Discalced Carmelite nuns who have chosen to…More live their lives in simplicity, prayer and a pondering of Scripture. They work, study, read and undertake leisure activities alone and together as a community that pledges allegiance to Christ. A gift shop sells icons, cards, and books and tapes on Christian living. There is a guest quarters for silent retreats. The monastery is part of the Diocese of Providence.
Hampden Meadows serves Barrington's fourth- and fifth-grade pupils. The school's mission is "to foster reflective…More learning, characterized by mutual respect and responsibility through academic rigor, while nurturing individual social and emotional growth. We are supported by a strong partnership involving family and community in pursuit of life-long learning."
The faculty includes special services, reading, music, health and physical education and technology teachers. An active PTO sponsors a host of activities and special events. A nationally distinguished principal, Arlene Miguel, leads the school.