CONSTRUCTION IN THE LIBRARY: A new meeting room will be erected in the magazine area on MAR 29 & 30.

Events

Preschooler
Thursday, March 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
Little Caesar Movie Poster
Thursday, March 21
7:00pm - 8:15pm
The rise of Al Capone as America's most famous criminal inspired Hollywood to create their own gangsters—and to use Capone as their model.   See the three gangster pictures that set the standard for every gangster movie that followed—plus an epic... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
A Quilled Cow
Thursday, March 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Quilling is the art of rolling, shaping, and glueing paper strips to create fetching and whimsical decorations and designs.   Join artist Ann-Marie Lafrenaye to learn how to quill and develop advanced quilling skills. Ann-Marie will... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
A Paint Brush
Thursday, March 21
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you have craft supplies but don’t know how to use them?   Gather up your supplies and bring them to the library. Craft coach Ann-Marie Lafrenaye will show you how to use them, teach you tricks and techniques, and get you started... Read More
Capacity: 2/5
Event Location: Idea Studio
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster
Saturday, March 23
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Attention witches, wizards, and muggles of all ages!   Come celebrate all things Harry Potter! Sign-up if you know you’re coming, drop-ins are welcome too! Additional Parking at Vets Middle School with shuttle!   Make and take a... Read More
Capacity: 378/Unlimited
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, March 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 to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Baby playing with blocks
Monday, March 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
A Woman Meditating
Monday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to meditate with a weekly Sahaja Yoga Meditation class on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.   Sahaja Yoga Meditation uses the best of Eastern culture and philosophy to teach students how to reduce stress, improve concentration, and... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
skeins of lavender colored yarn
Monday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of others - bring your latest project and join us for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an expert or just starting out. ... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Toddler boy
Tuesday, March 26
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
baby playing with blocks
Tuesday, March 26
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, March 26
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: Idea Studio
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, March 26
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through weekly or bi-weekly... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, March 26
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Maggie is a certified therapy dog who will be coming with her owner, Rennie on Tuesdays to listen to YOU read.  New readers need a lot of practice to become proficient, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Library
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, March 26
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
Echo book cover
Tuesday, March 26
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Grades 6, 7, and 8   Read the book of the month, talk about it, and enjoy a snack. You can sign up in two ways.  Stop by the Children's desk and pick up a copy of the book, OR sign up below and... Read More
Capacity: 1/12
Event Location: Teenspace
preschooler
Wednesday, March 27
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
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Wednesday, March 27
3:30pm - 5:45pm
Come watch this newly released DVD and have a snack.     Summary:  Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Misfits & Supermen Book Cover
Wednesday, March 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join journalist and author Steve Starger for a talk on his memoir Misfits & Supermen: Two Brothers' Journey Along the Spectrum.   The bond of brotherhood is hard to break, but a lifetime of dealing with familial... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Preschooler
Thursday, March 28
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
The Public Enemy Movie Poster
Thursday, March 28
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The rise of Al Capone as America's most famous criminal inspired Hollywood to create their own gangsters—and to use Capone as their model.   See the three gangster pictures that set the standard for every gangster movie that followed—plus an epic... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
An Author Signing a Book
Saturday, March 30
10:00am - 3:00pm
Discover the writers in your own backyard. Meet over 40 authors from the Association of Rhode Island Authors at a Saturday expo from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.   See books on all topics and genres. Buy a book and have it signed. Talk with the... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Lego Bricks
Saturday, March 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to come and create with library Legos.  Drop in anytime between 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Try a challenge card, or create your own design.  Completed creations will be displayed in the collection case.
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Crowes Pasture
Sunday, March 31
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come for a concert of roots music by folk duo Crowes Pasture.   Enjoy tight harmonies, beautifully blended voices, outstanding songwriting, and a passionate performance by Monique Byrne on banjo and Andy... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 01
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
Monday, April 01
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 April 1st and April 8th    
Capacity: 3/12
Event Location: Idea Studio
Baby playing with blocks
Monday, April 01
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
A Woman Meditating
Monday, April 01
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to meditate with a weekly Sahaja Yoga Meditation class on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.   Sahaja Yoga Meditation uses the best of Eastern culture and philosophy to teach students how to reduce stress, improve concentration, and... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
skeins of lavender colored yarn
Monday, April 01
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of others - bring your latest project and join us for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an expert or just starting out. ... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, April 02
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will be discussing Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. 
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Toddler boy
Tuesday, April 02
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
baby playing with blocks
Tuesday, April 02
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
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, April 02
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through weekly or bi-weekly... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, April 02
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Maggie is a certified therapy dog who will be coming with her owner, Rennie on Tuesdays to listen to YOU read.  New readers need a lot of practice to become proficient, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Library
preschooler
Wednesday, April 03
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
A Microphone
Wednesday, April 03
7:00pm - 8:00pm
April is National Poetry Month. Come share your favorite poem at the Favorite Poem Open Mic.   Pick a poem you like or one that has personal meaning and read it. Choose a poem by a famous poet or one who’s less well-known. The only... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Preschooler
Thursday, April 04
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
Scarface Movie Poster
Thursday, April 04
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The rise of Al Capone as America's most famous criminal inspired Hollywood to create their own gangsters—and to use Capone as their model.   See the three gangster pictures that set the standard for every gangster movie that followed—plus an epic... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
A Quilled Cow
Thursday, April 04
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Quilling is the art of rolling, shaping, and glueing paper strips to create fetching and whimsical decorations and designs.   Join artist Ann-Marie Lafrenaye to learn how to quill and develop advanced quilling skills. Ann-Marie will... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
A Paint Brush
Thursday, April 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you have craft supplies but don’t know how to use them?   Gather up your supplies and bring them to the library. Craft coach Ann-Marie Lafrenaye will show you how to use them, teach you tricks and techniques, and get you started... Read More
Capacity: 0/5
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, April 08
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will be discussing Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 08
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
Baby playing with blocks
Monday, April 08
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
A Woman Meditating
Monday, April 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to meditate with a weekly Sahaja Yoga Meditation class on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.   Sahaja Yoga Meditation uses the best of Eastern culture and philosophy to teach students how to reduce stress, improve concentration, and... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Close up of meal with book title and logo.
Monday, April 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lucinda Scala Quinn is the country’s foremost evangelist for family meals every day of the week. Join us in exploring three of her cookbooks: Mad Hungry Cravings, Mad Hungry Family and Mad Hungry: Feeding Men & Boys. Pick up a copy of one of... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
skeins of lavender colored yarn
Monday, April 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of others - bring your latest project and join us for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an expert or just starting out. ... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Toddler boy
Tuesday, April 09
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
baby playing with blocks
Tuesday, April 09
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
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, April 09
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through weekly or bi-weekly... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, April 09
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Maggie is a certified therapy dog who will be coming with her owner, Rennie on Tuesdays to listen to YOU read.  New readers need a lot of practice to become proficient, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Library

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