The Central Library and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood branch libraries will be closed on Monday, February 18 for President's Day.

Events

Thursday, March 07
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jana booked this. If there are any issues please let me know.
Event Location: Idea Studio
Emma Movie Poster
Thursday, March 07
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Writer Jane Austen was stunningly good at portraying ordinary people in everyday life and especially at telling tales of women pursuing social standing and security.   See stylish movie versions of her first four novels on Thursdays at 7 p.m.  ... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
A Quilled Cow
Thursday, March 07
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
Watercolor Paint and Brushes
Thursday, March 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you have art supplies but don’t know how to use them?   Gather up your supplies and bring them to the library. Artist and art coach Ann-Marie Lafrenaye will show you how to use them, teach you tricks and techniques, and get you... Read More
Capacity: 0/5
Event Location: Idea Studio
Pastels
Thursday, March 07
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Do you have art supplies but don’t know how to use them?   Gather up your supplies and bring them to the library. Artist and art coach Ann-Marie Lafrenaye will show you how to use them, teach you tricks and techniques, and get you... Read More
Capacity: 0/5
Event Location: Idea Studio
SAT practice test
Saturday, March 09
10:00am - 2:00pm
High School Students   Take a full-length SAT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review. Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 20/20
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, March 11
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will be discussing Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, March 11
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 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, March 11
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
chopped onion on cutting board surrounded by spices
Monday, March 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy good food in great company! Every month we try out recipes from a variety of sources based on a common theme or cookbook. On the evening of the meeting, everyone brings a sample of what they've made. No matter which source we use, it's a feast... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
skeins of lavender colored yarn
Monday, March 11
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 12
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 12
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
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, March 12
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
Áine Minogue
Tuesday, March 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate the season of St. Patrick with music, poetry, and song at a concert by Borrisokane, County Tipperary harpist Áine Minogue.   Hear traditional Irish and Celtic songs with Áine on harp and vocals and Billy Novick on Irish... Read More
Capacity: 47/120
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, March 12
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
Harry Potter book cover
Tuesday, March 12
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 Harry Potter and the Sorcercer's Stone by J.K. Rowling.  Since he was dropped on their door step as a baby, Harry has been... Read More
Capacity: 14/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
preschooler
Wednesday, March 13
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
Preschooler
Thursday, March 14
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, March 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
This month we will be talking about Robert E. Lee: A Penguin Life, by Roy Blount, Jr.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
A Cat on a Book
Friday, March 15
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Find amazing deals on over 6000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, and DVDs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale on March 15 - 17.   The sale kicks off with the Book Sale Preview on Friday, March 15 from 5... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, March 16
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
A Cat on a Book
Saturday, March 16
9:00am - 4:00pm
Find amazing deals on over 6000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, and DVDs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale on March 15 - 17.   The sale kicks off with the Book Sale Preview on Friday, March 15 from 5... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Cover of Maybe Something Beautiful DVD
Saturday, March 16
10:30am - 11:30am
For all ages.  Together we will watch the picture book movie, Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood.  After the brief film, each family will paint a mural to take home.  Please sign up below.
Capacity: 4/10
Event Location: Children's Program Room
A Cat on a Book
Sunday, March 17
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Find amazing deals on over 6000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, and DVDs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale on March 15 - 17.   The sale kicks off with the Book Sale Preview on Friday, March 15 from 5... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Leprechaun
Sunday, March 17
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in to the Children's Library between 1:00pm-4pm to find the hidden leprechauns.  Find them all and get a wee prize.
Event Location: Children's Library
Stretching toddler
Monday, March 18
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 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, March 18
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 18
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 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
baby playing with blocks
Tuesday, March 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 Library
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, March 19
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, March 19
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades 7-12 A book group for teens who are LGBTQ+, queer, or questioning and their allies. Join us every month for a fun discussion in a private environment. Books are available on a discreet cart in Teenspace and registration can... Read More
Capacity: 0/10
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Facebook and Twitter Logos
Tuesday, March 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Explore how to promote your writing and yourself at Social Networking, Self-Marketing, and Self-Promotion: A Workshop for Writers.   Join Rhode Island author Mike Squatrito to discover how social media, blogging,... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
preschooler
Wednesday, March 20
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, March 20
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
Wednesday, March 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group will be discussing Shell Game by Sara Paretsky.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
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
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!   Make and take a mandrake Complete the castle-wide scavenger hunt to visit the Prize... Read More
Capacity: 42/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

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