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Events

Thursday, October 12
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, October 12
1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Birth of America: From Before Columbus to the Revolution, by William R. Polk, will be the topic of this month's discussion.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, October 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Who wants to be well-adjusted when it’s much more fun to have an exciting obsession? See four films about thrilling fixations on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On October 12, enjoy Harold and Maude (1971), starring Ruth Gordon and... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, October 12
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, October 14
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  Dav Pilkey’s hilarious novel about two buddies who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a superhero is brought to life on the big screen!  Bring your snacks and join us.  Running time 1hr 30min, rated PG.  Sign up below, count a... Read More
Capacity: 10/80
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, October 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join director JuanMa Calderon and producer Maria Rondeau for a screening of JuanMa’s 2016 film Amores Gatos or Loves Cats.   Juan, an aspiring New York City poet who works as a cat-sitter, manages... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Sunday, October 15
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
Sunday, October 15
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Every artifact has a story. Join PAL Senior Archaeologist Alan Leveillee to explore the stories Warwick artifacts have to tell.   See Alan’s collection of stone tools and objects from the 18th and 19th centuries, and discover what... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, October 16
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will discuss Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This classic of Latin American literature is the story of an unrequited passion that binds three people together for more... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, October 16
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, October 16
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, October 16
4:00pm - 4:45pm
For kids ages 6-8.  Join us for a MONSTROUSLY good time (the cute and cuddly kind only, of course!) with stories, snacks, and a craft.  Register below.
Capacity: 4/15
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, October 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Many smart, accomplished people don't know how to cook--and they feel embarrassed and anxious about not being successful in this area of their lives ... But cooking doesn't have to scary or stressful, even if you've never read a recipe or used your... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, October 16
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
Monday, October 16
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Grades 7-12 Beginner guitar classes focused on playing the instrument, as opposed to music theory.  Learn a new song together, step-by-step, applying proper technique and ear-training along the way to figuring out how to shred the... Read More
Capacity: 0/6
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, October 16
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Monday Evening Book Group will read The Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig. It is a nostalgic story of a young boy traveling long distance on a Greyhound bus, and all the people he encounters along the way.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, October 17
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, October 17
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, October 17
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Introducing Maggie!  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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, October 17
7:00pm - 8:00pm
See WWII through the eyes of a military expert. Join Dr. Stanley Carpenter, Professor of Strategy and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College, for a lectures series on the war in Europe and the Atlantic on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   On... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, October 18
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, October 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Join Rebecca Killian for this step by step painting party.  Rebecca will lead you as you paint an October themed masterpiece to take home. 
Capacity: 7/18
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, October 18
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, October 18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery Book Grop will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. 
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, October 19
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, October 19
7:00pm - 9:15pm
Who wants to be well-adjusted when it’s much more fun to have an exciting obsession? See four films about thrilling fixations on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On October 19, watch Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), starring... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, October 19
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, October 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy two nights of phantasmagoric films when the 18th Annual VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival comes to Warwick Library on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21 at 7 p.m.   See a selection of delightful sci-fi... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, October 21
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, October 21
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy two nights of phantasmagoric films when the 18th Annual VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival comes to Warwick Library on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21 at 7 p.m.   See a selection of delightful sci-fi... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, October 21
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turn a journal or old book into a creepy work of art. Use our books and spooky accessories or bring your own.
Event Location: Teenspace
Sunday, October 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert by Rhode Island jazz trio Ten Strings.   See a dazzling performance of jazz standards and Latin jazz with David Spadazzi on guitar, Dennis Pratt on bass, and Mike Clarke... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, October 23
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, October 23
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, October 23
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
Monday, October 23
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Grades 7-12 Beginner guitar classes focused on playing the instrument, as opposed to music theory.  Learn a new song together, step-by-step, applying proper technique and ear-training along the way to figuring out how to shred the... Read More
Capacity: 0/6
Event Location: Teenspace
Tuesday, October 24
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, October 24
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, October 24
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Introducing Maggie!  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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, October 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A writing workshop for students in grades 7-12. Local author, Darcie Dennigan, will help you get started on your tale and offer helpful tips.  Then finish your work at home and submit it in the Write Rhode... Read More
Capacity: 2/20
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, October 25
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, October 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Buddy Thayer, Founder of Ocean State Paranormal, for a presentation on RI Haunted History.   Explore historic Rhode Island sites that may be haunted, including the Ladd School in Exeter, Smith Castle... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, October 25
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 is The Wild Robot by Peter Brown: See how robot Roz learns how to make it in the wilderness, and helps others to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, October 25
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, October 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
 Come in costume, have some Halloween munchies, and hang out while watching a holiday classic. Movie TBA
Event Location: Teenspace
Thursday, October 26
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, October 26
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Who wants to be well-adjusted when it’s much more fun to have an exciting obsession? See four films about thrilling fixations on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On October 26, sit back for Cutter’s Way (1981), starring Jeff Bridges... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, October 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Social and Economic Justice Book Group will be discussing $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer. 
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, October 26
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
Thursday, October 26
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Walk through the garden and enjoy the Jack O’ Lanterns carved by library staff, and YOU!  Here’s how it works: Carve your pumpkin and drop it off to staff in the garden between 5:00pm - 5:45pm that night. We will provide flameless candles.  Take a... Read More
Capacity: 77/Unlimited
Event Location: Children's Library

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