To All Citizens of the Town of Barrington As President of the Barrington Library Foundation, I greet you all with the genuine hope that you, your family and your friends have been well, and you have found satisfactory ways to contend with the strain and strangeness of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first coupleContinue reading “Letter to Barrington”
April 3, 2020 To Our Loyal Donors and Supporters and the Barrington Community: You have probably heard the disappointing news that, for a second year, the Library bond did not pass with the needed super majority. All of us who have worked so hard have had to step back and take a deep breath. But we areContinue reading “Letter to Library Supporters and the Barrington Community”
If you’re a registered voter, visit the town office to obtain an Absentee Ballot. Once you have completed the ballot it must be mailed to arrive or be hand-delivered to the Town Clerk’s Office by 5PM on March 9, one day prior to the actual voting day March 10. Thank you for supporting the newContinue reading “Did You Know about Absentee Ballots?”
If your home was assessed as a $100,000-property, you will pay an additional $31 annually in tax for the new town Library and Community Center. For a $300,000 home the annual tax impact would be approximately $93. You can read details about the tax impact on our Q&A Section, question 5
Yes, it is true that Barrington residents can use the library at no cost! Residents six years of age or above can obtain a library card and use the facility, space, and items at the library. There are no other eligibility criteria. All are welcome!
Did you know that public libraries are not becoming obsolete? The modern-day library is much more than a building with books. They have become important places for people in a community to meet for such things as children’s story time, young students to meet to collaborate on school projects, young people to meet to workContinue reading “Did You Know? Series of facts”
The fourth installment of our awareness campaign focuses on YOU! Yes! Only you can make it happen. Thank you for supporting the library and the effort to build the new library and community center. Tie a red ribbon around a tree in your front yard!Spread the word!Vote YES on #3!
Vote locally to make the biggest impact in both the primary and the town elections. Did you know only 31% of Barrington residents 18 and up voted in the 2019 town & school election? With the NH primary on February 11 and the town election on March 10th, we need to get more voters fast!Continue reading “If you’re 18+ Voting is a MUST!”
Show your support of the NEW Barrington Public Library and Community Center by tying a red ribbon around around a tree on your front yard. We thank you for your participation in the Red Ribbon Project and voting YES to support the new Library and Community Center.
As many have already noticed, the “Future Home of the Barrington Library and Community Center” sign has moved closer to Route 9. Special thanks to Roger Gingrich, John Cafasso, and Matt Trnovsky of Blue Water Marine Service, our website co-sponsor and his John Deere tractor. We hope the increased visibility attracts new supporters and conversation.