Events

Tuesday, June 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
Wednesday, June 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
Wednesday, June 28
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, June 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
Friday, June 30
9:45am - 10:45am
For kids who have completed grades K-3. Rebbecca Killian leads this step by step painting party, where you will create a masterpiece and take it home. Registration opens Monday, June 5.
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, June 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
For kids who have completed grades 4-6. Rebbecca Killian leads this step by step painting party, where you will create a masterpiece and take it home. Registration opens Monday, June 5... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 03
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 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
Monday, July 03
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
Wednesday, July 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
Wednesday, July 05
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Lego Batman stars in his own big screen adventure!  Enjoy on the library's big screen with surround sound.  Movie snacks are welcome! Rated PG, running time 1h 44 min.  Registration opens Monday, June 12.  Count a space for each person... Read More
Capacity: 0/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 05
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, July 06
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 06
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fate comes in many shapes and sizes. See three films where fate suddenly appears to make ordinary situations extraordinary on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On July 6, watch No Country for Old Men (2007), starring Josh Brolin and... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 06
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
Friday, July 07
9:45am - 10:15am
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.  Registration opens on Monday, June... Read More
Capacity: 0/14
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, July 07
11:00am - 12:00pm
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's a half hour of fun movements and songs perfect for big kids.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor, mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Registration opens Monday,... Read More
Capacity: 0/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, July 07
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students entering grades 7-12. Make shiny, sugary geode slices and agate lollipops using crushed candy.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Monday, July 10
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will meet at this time.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 10
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 10
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 10
2:30pm - 4:15pm
Students in Grades 7-12   A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.  Watch the movie trailer.   Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 1... Read More
Capacity: 0/20
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, July 10
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, July 10
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, July 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Monday Evening Book Group will meet at this time.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 11
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Grop will meet today.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 11
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, July 11
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
Wednesday, July 12
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, July 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For famlies with kids ages 4 and up.  Jive and jam with music educator, Joel.  He’ll play songs to make you laugh & music to make you smile. Registration opens Saturday, June 24.   Count a slot for every member of your... Read More
Capacity: 0/85
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join writer and artist Marsha Leonard for a five-week course on making a plan for your future on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.   Your future is filled with possibilities you can tap into. Look into your past and present to discover who... Read More
Capacity: 0/22
Event Location: Idea Studio
Thursday, July 13
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 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students entering grades 7-12   Have fun learning how to paint a specific painting using step by step instructions from artist, Rebecca Killian.  Don't think you're artistic?  Don't worry, Rebecca will break the painting down in a way that literally... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, July 13
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Fate comes in many shapes and sizes. See three films where fate suddenly appears to make ordinary situations extraordinary on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, enjoy A Serious Man (2009), starring Michael Stuhlbarg and Adam... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Friday, July 14
9:45am - 10:45am
For kids who have completed grades K-3.  Engage all your senses with food!  Listen, see, touch  and smell RI grown food, then help make a snack.  Registration opens Saturday, June 24
Capacity: 0/25
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Friday, July 14
11:00am - 12:00pm
For kids who have completed grades 4-6.  Engage all your senses with food!  Listen, see, touch  and smell RI grown food, then help make a snack.  Registration opens Saturday, June 24.
Capacity: 0/25
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 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 Program Room
Monday, July 17
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, July 18
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, July 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 Library
Tuesday, July 18
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, July 19
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, July 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For famlies with kids ages 4 and up.  Matthew Gabriel will introduce us to many different animals.  We will learn how they build their shelters so they can survive in the wild.  This is an interactive, hands-on show. Registration opens... Read More
Capacity: 0/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery Book Group will meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The group will discuss Still Life by Louise Penny. 
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, July 20
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 20
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fate comes in many shapes and sizes. See three films where fate suddenly appears to make ordinary situations extraordinary on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, see True Grit (2010), starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon.... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 20
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
Friday, July 21
9:45am - 10:45am
For kids who have completed grades K-3.  An introduction to hand sewing with Karen Katin.  All materials will be provided; kids will leave with a completed work of art.Registration opens Monday July 3.
Capacity: 0/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, July 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
For kids who have completed grades 4-6.  Karen Katin will teach 3-4 embroidery stiches, and help kids design their own project using a light box, pens, embroidery hoop and thread.  Kids will leave with a completed work of art.Registration... Read More
Capacity: 0/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room

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