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preschooler
Wednesday, November 14
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
plastic glove filled with popcorn and crackers
Wednesday, November 14
4:00pm - 5:00pm
For kids in grades 2-5.  Come listen to some great stories about Thanksgiving, then make a turkey snack bag for you and a friend. Sign-up below!
Capacity: 9/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, November 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group meets to discuss Two Nights by Kathy Reichs. A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left Sunday Night with a bone-deep instinct for survival that's kept her alive into adulthood but... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Preschooler
Thursday, November 15
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
Foul Play Movie Poster
Thursday, November 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Will they or won’t they—and how can they not fall in love in a city as romantic as San Francisco? Enjoy three hilarious romantic comedies set in the Golden Gate City on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, see Foul Play... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
A 3D Quilled Cow
Thursday, November 15
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
Seussical kids logo
Thursday, November 15
6:00pm - 6:30pm
G. Cole Productions presents a dress rehearsal preview of Seussical Kids!  Come to the Children's Library for a live production performed by kids for kids and families.  All ages are welcome at this 30 minute show.
Event Location: Children's Library
Saturday, November 17
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
NaNoWriMo logo
Saturday, November 17
1:00pm - 4:30pm
November is National Novel Writing Month. Sign up at nanowrimo.org and come in to this supportive event to cheer on your fellow writers while you work on reaching your writing goals.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Monday, November 19
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will meet to discuss The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. In 1949 four Chinese women, drawn together by the shadows of their past, begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks,... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, November 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
Monday, November 19
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to stream and download audiobooks, movies, and music with Hoopla, download audiobooks and ebooks with Overdrive, stream movies with Kanopy. Bring your laptop, tablet, or smart phone, your library card and library card PIN number, to... Read More
Capacity: 12/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Baby playing with blocks
Monday, November 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, November 19
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
cookbook cover - Ree Drummond in her kitchen holding a mixing bowl.
Monday, November 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm
The selection for November will be The Pioneer Woman Cooks; Food from My Frontier by Ree Drummond. Join us for a lively discussion and sample dishes made from the recipes in this book. If you'd like to join us, come in and pick up a copy of... Read More
Capacity: 0/Unlimited
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, November 19
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
Toddler boy
Tuesday, November 20
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, November 20
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, November 20
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, November 20
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
Tuesday, November 20
7:00am - 8:30am
The Tuesday Evening Book Group will meet to discuss The Circle by Dave Eggers. Eggers was the best selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award.When Mae Holland... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Book cover of The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Tuesday, November 20
7:00pm - 7:45pm
  Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a snack.  This month, we're reading The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.  You will meet Ivan the gorilla, who narrates this story about... Read More
Capacity: 16/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Lego Bricks
Saturday, November 24
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
NaNoWriMo logo
Saturday, November 24
1:00pm - 4:30pm
November is National Novel Writing Month. Sign up at nanowrimo.org and come in to this supportive event to cheer on your fellow writers while you work on reaching your writing goals.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Greg Abate
Sunday, November 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert by the Greg Abate Quartet. See an electrifying performance of jazz standards and bebop classics with Rhode Island’s internationally-acclaimed bop virtuoso.   Hear Greg Abate on saxophone and flute,... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, November 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
Monday, November 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, November 26
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
Monday, November 26
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
Toddler boy
Tuesday, November 27
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, November 27
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
baby playing with blocks
Tuesday, November 27
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, November 27
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, November 27
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
Scourge by Jennifer Nielsen
Tuesday, November 27
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: 4/15
Event Location: Teenspace
Passengers on a Steamship
Tuesday, November 27
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Join Astrid Drew from the Steamship Historical Society of America and the Warwick Historical Society for a presentation on steamships on Narragansett Bay.   In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Narragansett Bay... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
preschooler
Wednesday, November 28
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
Keep Calm and Speak Italian Sign
Wednesday, November 28
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Improve your Italian speaking skills with a collaborative Italian Conversation Workshop.   Members of the workshop have mixed proficiency in Italian and learn from each other. New members are always welcome.   The Italian... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Preschooler
Thursday, November 29
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
Stretching toddler
Monday, December 03
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, December 03
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, December 03
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
Monday, December 03
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, December 04
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will meet to discuss The Leavers by Lisa Ko. Set in New York and China, The Leavers is a story of how one boy comes into his own when everyhing he loves has been... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Toddler boy
Tuesday, December 04
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, December 04
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, December 04
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, December 04
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
A Festive Evergreen Wreath
Tuesday, December 04
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Make a festive evergreen wreath with URI Master Gardener Lee Menard. Making a wreath is easier than you think when you follow Lee’s step-by-step instructions.   The library will provide floral wire. You’ll need to bring:   1)   a... Read More
Capacity: 13/30
Event Location: Idea Studio
preschooler
Wednesday, December 05
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

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