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The Central Library will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. The Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood branch libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28.

Events

Wednesday, May 23
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, May 23
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Italian Conversation Group is a collaborative learning group. There is no teacher and members learn from each other. Members of the group have mixed proficiency and welcome new members. Join us to improve your fluency in the... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Black Panther movie poster
Wednesday, May 23
3:30pm - 5:45pm
Grades 7-12 Come watch this newly released DVD and have a snack. Summary:  T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, tehcnologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Thursday, May 24
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, May 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join a crew of game enthusiasts, including amateurs and aces, for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure diseases. Combat the ancient ones. Win the heart of a... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Child in yoga pose
Friday, May 25
11:30am - 12:00pm
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: 13/16
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Child in yoga pose
Friday, May 25
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: 10/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, May 29
10:30am - 11:30am
Imagine a place where everyone can be themselves; where you can discover new skills and make new friends; where you can create crafts to share with others.   This event is designed for adults with special needs or learning disabilities but all... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, May 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Everyone has a story, and writing your story is a great way to learn about yourself. Take a break from the distractions of daily life to uncover memories you may have forgotten. Find inspiration in others’ experiences, and enjoy the connection of... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, May 30
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Italian Conversation Group is a collaborative learning group. There is no teacher and members learn from each other. Members of the group have mixed proficiency and welcome new members. Join us to improve your fluency in the... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, May 31
2:00pm - 5:00pm
workshop
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, June 04
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to create letters, resumes, and other documents.  Practice opening and saving your work. Explore the toolbar, check your spelling, and more!   Two part, introductory level class, meets June 4th and June 11th    
Capacity: 3/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, June 04
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.   Monday, June 4 Explore the parts of a computer. Learn how... Read More
Capacity: 10/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, June 04
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, June 05
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will meet today to discuss The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
cartoon robots
Tuesday, June 05
4:00pm - 5:00pm
For Kids in grades 1-6  Are you ready for some STEAM challenges?  Build a catapult to the sun!   Code a robot through the desert!  Join Mobilequest at this summer STEAM challenges workshop for hands-on fun.  Please sign up below!  
Capacity: 38/40
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Tuesday, June 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Part 1 Tuesday, June 5 Discover how to create budgets, tables, and spreadsheets. Practice moving cells and entering data. Learn how to organize your information.    Part 2 Tuesday, June 12 Learn about functions and formulas. Explore the toolbar.... Read More
Capacity: 3/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Every Day movie poster
Wednesday, June 06
3:30pm - 5:10pm
Grades 7-12 Come watch this newly released DVD and have a snack. Summary:  Based on the teen book by the same name.  Sixteen-year-old Rhiannon falls in love with A, a mysterious spirit who inhabits a different body... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Thursday, June 07
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join a crew of game enthusiasts, including amateurs and aces, for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure diseases. Combat the ancient ones. Win the heart of a... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
A Movie Theater
Saturday, June 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm
See a preview of the 2018 Rhode Island International Film Festival.   Enjoy a selection of short films with an LGBT theme that have been accepted for this year’s Festival. We can’t tell you their titles because it’s a secret, but we... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, June 11
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will meet today to discuss Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, June 11
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, June 11
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
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Everyone has a story, and writing your story is a great way to learn about yourself. Take a break from the distractions of daily life to uncover memories you may have forgotten. Find inspiration in others’ experiences, and enjoy the connection of... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Rhode Island Clam Shacks Book Cover
Wednesday, June 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Christopher Scott Martin and David Norton Stone for a presentation on Rhode Island Clam Shacks.   In the 1800s, steamships carried hungry travelers up and down Narragansett Bay to clambakes and shore dinner... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 13
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Grades 7-12 Take our new virtual reality system for a test drive. See what life is like for a robot in 2050 with Job Simulator, take a ride on a virtual... Read More
Capacity: 1/12
Event Location: Teenspace
Thursday, June 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
During this discussion, we will consider Susan Travers' Tomorrow to Be Brave: A Memoir of the Only Woman Ever to Serve in the French Foreign Legion.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Saturday, June 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, June 18
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, June 18
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to stream and download audiobooks, movies, and music with Hoopla and download audiobooks and ebooks with Overdrive. Bring your laptop, tablet, or smart phone, your library card and library card PIN number, to practice streaming and... Read More
Capacity: 3/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, June 18
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, June 18
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
A Cup of Coffee and a Croissant
Tuesday, June 19
10:00am - 11:30am
Get ready for summer reading. Find out about new books while enjoying pastries and coffee.   Breakfast with Books: Summer Reading Event looks at new and noteworthy titles that you may not know about but will definitely want to pick... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 19
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, June 19
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, June 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Evening Book Group will meet at this time to discuss The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson. Arriving in the village of Rye, England, in 1914, Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good family, becomes the first female... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Quahoggers Jamboree Logo
Wednesday, June 20
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate Warwick’s quahogging heritage at The Seventh Annual Quahoggers Jamboree.   From 5 - 7 p.m., buy dinner from the Red’s Street Kitchen food truck. Red’s offers a tasty variety of artisan cheesesteak... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 20
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, June 20
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Italian Conversation Group is a collaborative learning group. There is no... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Wednesday, June 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group will meet at this time to discuss Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier. The reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Thursday, June 21
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, June 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join a crew of game enthusiasts, including amateurs and aces, for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure diseases. Combat the ancient ones. Win the heart of a... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Radio with headphones and books
Saturday, June 23
10:00am - 12:30pm
Celebrate the first day to sign up for the 2018 Summer Learning Challenge! Enjoy these family activities rain or shine: Try the Inflatable Obstacle Course Make a Kindness Rock to hide or keep with Warwick Rocks... Read More
Capacity: 6/Unlimited
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Libraries Rock logo
Saturday, June 23
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate the first day to sign up for the 2018 Summer Learning Challenge! Test your skills on the obstacacle course with rock wall.  Make some sheet music 3D stars for yourself and to decorate teenspace.  And, finally, sign-up for... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, June 25
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, June 25
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room

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