Join us as One Book One Barrington returns this April!
Featuring A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunities by acclaimed authors Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof.

Stories inspire: take a global journey and discover the creative ways by which people are making a difference. Find insights, motivation, and practical advice on how you can do the same. Join us all month as we spotlight initiatives – local, national, and worldwide – that transform.

Complete details in our Check It Out newsletter.

Book Discussions:

A Path Appears is available as a digital download or in the Book Club Collection on the second floor. Register for the book discussion of your choice, using the links below - please come share your thoughts with the community!

Sunday, April 8, 2 PM, Meeting Room

Monday, April 9, 7 PM, The Loft at McGonigal’s, 105 S. Cook Street

Wednesday, April 25, 7 PM, Meeting Room

Read the book, then find inspiration in our program series.

APATHAPP: A Philanthropic Area Treasure Hunt And Photo Project
Monday, April 2 - Monday, April 16
More details coming soon!

Volunteer at Any Age – Featuring the Peace Corps
Wednesday, April 4, 7 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

Mane in Heaven – Miniature therapy horses
Saturday, April 7, 2 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

In Concert: Chicago Sinfonietta’s Project Inclusion Ensemble
Friday, April 13, 7:30 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

Empowering Change for the Disabled – Featuring We Are Able
Saturday, April 14, 2 PM
Register. Zimmerman Room.

Volunteer Match – Discover local volunteer opportunities
Sunday April 15, 2 - 4 PM
Drop in. Meeting Room.

At Ease: Veterans Explore, Create, and Restore in Nature
Wednesday, April 18, 7 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

April 2018: visit our Gallery in the Library to see artwork created by veterans in the At Ease program.

A Force of Nature: Earth Day Observations – Featuring Bartlett Tree Experts and the Solar House
Sunday, April 22, 1 - 4 PM
Drop in. Citizens Park, South Pavilion, Lake Zurich Road, Barrington.

Equine Therapy with Walk On Farm
Friday, April 27, 2 PM
Register. Walk On Farm, 26665 W. Cuba Road, Barrington.

Islam in the World Presentation Series – Presented by experts from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago.

The Historical Origins of Islam and Islamic Civilization

Monday, April 16, 7 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

Media Representations and Negative Stereotypes of Islam, Muslims, and the Middle East
Monday, April 23, 7 PM
Register. Meeting Room.

Women in Islam: Myths and Realities
Monday, April 30, 7 PM
Register. Meeting Room.