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‘Inspirational Lives’ film series

Librarian and cinema enthusiast Doug Swiszcz presents his latest film lecture series, “Inspirational Lives: Biographical Films About Extraordinary Individuals.” The series will run for five consecutive Wednesday afternoons, and begins with “The Miracle Worker,” the 1962 film about Helen Keller. The series continues with “A Man for All Seasons” on July 16; “Out of Africa”


Meet the author: Cynthia Mestad Johnson

Meet Cynthia Mestad Johnson, author of “James DeWolf and the Rhode Island Slave Trade,” at Barrington Public Library. Through archival records, Johnson has uncovered the secrets of James DeWolf and tells an unsettling story of corruption and exploitation in the Ocean State from slave ships to politics. WHERE: 281 County Road, Barrington WHEN: 7 p.m.;


Ken Bonfield’s Artistry of the Guitar in Barrington

The Barrington Public Library will offer a free concert featuring American fingerstyle acoustic guitar by internationally recognized performer and composer, Ken Bonfield. Ken Bonfield’s Artistry of the Guitar: Solo Concert features compositions performed with his “chamber ensemble” of handcrafted instruments ranging from standard 6 string guitar to an 11 string harp guitar, two baritone guitars


‘Psycho’ in Barrington

“Things That Go Bump in the Night,” a spine-tingling film lecture series, will be presented by Barrington librarian and cinema enthusiast Doug Swiszcz during the month of October. “Psycho,” the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece, opens the series. Come enjoy “Psycho” in the relative safety of the Barrington library. The series continues with “The Innocents” on October