Events

Thursday, July 27
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, July 27
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Film school alumnus and former stuntman Kurt Foley is back with more heart-pounding car chases! Join him for a quartet of terrific car chase films on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On July 27, see Gone in 60 Seconds... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to quill. Create intricate paper designs and develop mad quilling skills with artist Ann-Marie Lafrenaye.   Quilling is the art of coiling paper strips to create sophisticated decorations. Over the centuries, nuns and... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Friday, July 28
10:00am - 11:00am
For families with kids ages 5 and up. Set sail on an action packed adventure with a crew who must find a way to build a new ship.  Explore the science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure and more!  Registration opens Monday, July 3. ... Read More
Capacity: 100/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, July 29
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Students entering grades 7-12. Work in teams to construct a working vehicle from a supply of edible materials that will include pretzel sticks, crackers, peanut butter, cookies,... Read More
Capacity: 14/20
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 31
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 31
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, July 31
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, August 01
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months 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
Tuesday, August 01
10:00am - 11:30am
Our Warwick Summer Read selection is The Last Good Heist: The Inside Story of the Biggest Single Payday in the Criminal History of the Northeast. The book is by Tim White, Randall Richard, and Wayne Worcester and is the... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, August 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 Library
Tuesday, August 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the murderous side of the Ocean State. Hear four true crime tales investigated and told by Rhode Island journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   On August 1, learn about the disappearance and likely murder of... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, August 01
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
Wednesday, August 02
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, August 02
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Students entering Grades 7-12   A teen book club where you can eat some pizza and talk about a book.  What's not to like?  This month we will be discussing Uglies by Scott Westerfeld.  In a world where everyone is transformed into beautiful... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Wednesday, August 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Warwick Historical Society and their guests, the Warwick Commission on Historical Cemeteries and the Pawtuxet Rangers, for a five-part celebration of 375 years of Warwick history on... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, August 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
For kids who have completed grades K-3.  Fly to the library for a Mo Willems Pigeon celebration. With stories, crafts, games and snacks.  Registration opens Monday, July 10.  
Capacity: 20/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, August 02
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
Wednesday, August 02
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, August 03
10:30am - 11:30am
For families with kids ages 4 and up.  Lola will perform Polynesian dances and teach us about her costumes, music, and props.  Kids will learn a dance with fun choreography and try it together.  Registration opens on July 10.  Count a space... Read More
Capacity: 81/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, August 03
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students entering Grades 7-12   What is binary code?  It is the basis of all computer language. During this class, learn and create artwork with binary code from RI Museum of Science and Art.  Registration is required and... Read More
Capacity: 15/15
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, August 03
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Film school alumnus and former stuntman Kurt Foley is back with more heart-pounding car chases! Join him for a quartet of terrific car chase films on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, enjoy Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, August 03
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
Monday, August 07
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, August 07
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, August 07
2:30pm - 5:00pm
Students in Grades 7-12   In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.  Watch Josh Brolin on Conan O'Brien talk... Read More
Capacity: 4/20
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, August 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 6 and up.  Grab your boots and hat and come on down to learn a country line dance or two.  Join John and Lori Miech as they teach you step by step.  Registration opens on July 10.  Please count a space for each... Read More
Capacity: 70/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, August 07
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, August 08
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months 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
Tuesday, August 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 Library
Tuesday, August 08
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the murderous side of the Ocean State. Hear four true crime tales investigated and told by Rhode Island journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, find out about the Ladd School in... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, August 09
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, August 09
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, August 10
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, August 10
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Film school alumnus and former stuntman Kurt Foley is back with more heart-pounding car chases! Join him for a quartet of terrific car chase films on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, watch To Live and Die in L.A.... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, August 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to quill. Create intricate paper designs and develop mad quilling skills with artist Ann-Marie Lafrenaye.   Quilling is the art of coiling paper strips to create sophisticated decorations. Over the centuries, nuns and... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, August 12
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Compete in teams of two and duke it out on the Wii U. Who will be the ultimate champions? Registration is required and begins July 17th.
Capacity: 17/20
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, August 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy a night of fabulous short films when the Rhode Island International Film Festival comes to Warwick Public Library.   Experience the thrill of a RIIFF opening night at a reprise of their 2016 opening line-up. Watch films from... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, August 14
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, August 14
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
Tuesday, August 15
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months 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
Tuesday, August 15
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, August 15
2:30pm - 4:15pm
Students in Grades 7-12 Chris agrees to babysit after her "dream" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, she settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda... Read More
Capacity: 3/20
Event Location: Teenspace
Tuesday, August 15
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, August 15
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover the murderous side of the Ocean State. Hear four true crime tales investigated and told by Rhode Island journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, hear the tale of Anne Brownell, an 18... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, August 16
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, August 16
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, August 17
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, August 17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Film school alumnus and former stuntman Kurt Foley is back with more heart-pounding car chases! Join him for a quartet of terrific car chase films on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonigh, come for Ronin (1998),... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, August 17
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

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