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Events

Saturday, December 16
10:00am - 2:00pm
Grab your scrapbook gear, and head over to the Scrapbooking Rally.   Work on your latest project in the company of other scrapbookers. Find encouragement, ideas, and new friends. If you’re interested in making scrapbooks, you can... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, December 18
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  Recommended for ages 5 and up.  Hampstead Stage Company is back with their production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.   See the timeless story with a universal message about the true spirit of the holiday season and the importance... Read More
Capacity: 90/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, December 18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, December 19
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades 7-12 Bring in your cards for an afternoon of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, Magic, and more. Don't have a... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Teenspace
Tuesday, December 19
6:45pm - 8:00pm
 Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a book themed snack. This months selection: The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy is the clever, funny, totally true version of the fairy... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, December 20
3:30pm - 5:15pm
Grades 7-12   Join us for a  snack and a showing of the Holiday classic, Elf.  After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S.... Read More
Capacity: 2/24
Event Location: Teenspace
Wednesday, December 20
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, December 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join game enthusiasts Jay Palm and John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, December 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop by anytime to watch the cartoon classic Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. We will run this half hour cartoon continuously from 10:00 to 12:00, in the children's storytime room. When you are done you can color and cut... Read More
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, December 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, December 27
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, December 27
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  For kids in grades K-6.  Design and paint a rock with a message of kindness, and place it in the library for others to find.   Program is Full Please fill out wait list.     
Capacity: 25/25
Event Location: Children's Library
Wednesday, December 27
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, December 28
2:30pm - 3:30pm
  For school kids and their families.  Play bingo with family and friends.  We will play a series of games, each winner can choose a book to keep!  Please register below.  
Capacity: 60/60
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, December 28
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, December 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Social and Economic Justice Book Group will be discussing Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. 
Event Location: Glass Room
Friday, December 29
11:00am - 12:00pm
  For families with kids ages 4 and up.  Joel is back!  Join us for a hands-on winter show filled with music, fiddlestix and fun!  Please register below.
Capacity: 80/80
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Friday, December 29
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, January 02
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will meet today to discuss The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen. The author won the Pulitzer Prize for The Sympathizer in 2016.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 03
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Computer Basics Boot Camp, Part 1 is a four-week course that will take beginners from the first steps of using a computer to successfully searching for information and communicating online.   Wednesday, January 3 Explore the parts of a computer.... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Wednesday, January 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, January 03
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Improve your Spanish by talking with others who are working on their Spanish, too. Join Spanish-speaker Bill Herreid for one-on-one conversations in Spanish on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.   Talk to adults who are... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, January 04
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join game enthusiasts Jay Palm and John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, January 06
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  The Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after he’s fired from the Anti-Villain League.  Instead, he travels to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time.  This film is rated PG running time 1h 36m.  Please register below... Read More
Capacity: 0/80
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, January 08
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning book Group will meet at this time to discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, January 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Evening Book Group will meet at this time to discuss The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Monday, January 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Like a book discussion group, only better - why? Because THERE WILL ALWAYS BE FOOD! Each month, there will be an assigned book or theme. Everyone is encouraged to choose a recipe to try and bring in a sample to share or a story to tell.
Capacity: 0/Unlimited
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, January 08
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, January 09
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Part 1 Tuesday, January 9 Discover how to create budgets, tables, and spreadsheets. Practice moving cells and entering data. Learn how to organize your information.    Part 2 Tuesday, January 16 Learn about functions and formulas. Explore the... Read More
Capacity: 1/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Wednesday, January 10
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wondering which test to take for your college acceptance?  Join us for Princeton Review's lecture on the crucial information regarding both the similarities and differences between the SAT and ACT to help you decide.   Sign-up to reserve your spot... Read More
Capacity: 6/60
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 10
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, January 11
1:00pm - 2:00pm
We will discuss Cliff Sloan's The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court at our January meeting.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 17
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 For kids ages 6-9.  Celebrate all things DRAGON at Create Club!  Listen to stories, make a project, and have a snack.  Register below.
Capacity: 3/14
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group will meet at this time to discuss Kissing the Gunner's Daughter by Ruth Rendell, an Inspector Wexford Mystery.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 17
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, January 18
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Sometimes there are good reasons to hide your identity. Other times it’s for wicked purposes. See some of both in a movie musical film series about secret identities on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On January 18, see Singin’ in the Rain... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, January 18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join game enthusiasts Jay Palm and John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Friday, January 19
9:45am - 10:15am
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's a half hour of simple poses and songs designed for you and your child.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor with your little one!  Mats are not needed.  Please register below.  Call to... Read More
Capacity: 0/14
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, January 19
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's 45 minutes of fun movements and songs perfect for kids.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor, mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Please register below.  ... Read More
Capacity: 1/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday, January 20
10:00am - 2:00pm
Grab your scrapbook gear, and head over to the Scrapbooking Rally.   Work on your latest project in the company of other scrapbookers. Find encouragement, ideas, and new friends. If you’re interested in making scrapbooks, you can... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, January 20
9:30am - 1:45pm
High School Students   Take a full-length ACT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review.  Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 0/12
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Saturday, January 20
9:30am - 1:45pm
High School Students   Take a full-length SAT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review.  Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 2/24
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Sunday, January 21
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top strategy games. Join game whiz John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun afternoon of focused play.   Strategy games require concentration, quiet, and time. Take the time to... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, January 22
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, January 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a book themed snack. This month's selection: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea is the story of a fifth grade class with a brand new teacher.  We see the school... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, January 23
10:00am - 11:30am
Find out about new books while enjoying pastries and coffee. Breakfast with Books: Winter Event reviews the best books of the past year and gives a sneak peek at upcoming titles. Plus, enjoy... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, January 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Get a first-hand look at Rhode Island’s notorious Sockanosset School for Boys at a talk by Ronald Bernier.   Like many kids his age, Ron was threatened with a stay at the “Bad Boys School” when he misbehaved, but unlike most of his... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 24
9:45am - 10:15am
The children’s librarians are getting cozy in our slippers and pajamas!  Wear yours to the library, and join us for one or more of our all day PJ celebrations.  For preschoolers: Storytime for ages 3-5 with an adult.  We will... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 24
3:45pm - 4:30pm
The children’s librarians are getting cozy in our slippers and pajamas!  Wear yours to the library, and join us for one or more of our all day PJ celebrations. Pajama Movie Matinee for ages 5 and up.  Drop in to watch favorite... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 24
6:30am - 8:00pm
Join writer and artist Marsha Leonard for a five-week course on making a plan for your future on Wednesdays, January 24 & 31 and February 7, 14 & 21.   Your future is filled with possibilities you can tap into. Look into... Read More
Capacity: 0/24
Event Location: Idea Studio

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