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

Events

Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, March 26
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
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, March 26
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
Echo book cover
Tuesday, March 26
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: 1/12
Event Location: Teenspace
preschooler
Wednesday, March 27
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 27
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: Small Meeting Room
Misfits & Supermen Book Cover
Wednesday, March 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join journalist and author Steve Starger for a talk on his memoir Misfits & Supermen: Two Brothers' Journey Along the Spectrum.   The bond of brotherhood is hard to break, but a lifetime of dealing with familial... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Preschooler
Thursday, March 28
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 28
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jana set this up. If there are any issues please contact me.
Event Location: Idea Studio
The Public Enemy Movie Poster
Thursday, March 28
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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
An Author Signing a Book
Saturday, March 30
10:00am - 3:00pm
Discover the writers in your own backyard. Meet over 40 authors from the Association of Rhode Island Authors at a Saturday expo from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.   See books on all topics and genres. Buy a book and have it signed. Talk with the... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Lego Bricks
Saturday, March 30
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
Crowes Pasture
Sunday, March 31
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come for a concert of roots music by folk duo Crowes Pasture.   Enjoy tight harmonies, beautifully blended voices, outstanding songwriting, and a passionate performance by Monique Byrne on banjo and Andy... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 01
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, April 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, April 01
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, April 01
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
Tuesday, April 02
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will meet at this time. 
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Toddler boy
Tuesday, April 02
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, April 02
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
preschooler
Wednesday, April 03
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, April 04
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
Scarface Movie Poster
Thursday, April 04
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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, April 04
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
Monday, April 08
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will meet at this time. 
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 08
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, April 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, April 08
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, April 08
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, April 08
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, April 09
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, April 09
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
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, April 09
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
preschooler
Wednesday, April 10
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, April 11
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, April 11
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lenin on the Train, by Catherine Merridale, will be the subject of this month's discussion.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, April 11
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jana scheduled this, please talk with me if there is an issue.
Event Location: Idea Studio
The Roaring Twenties Movie Poster
Thursday, April 11
7:00pm - 8:45pm
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
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 15
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, April 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 Program Room
A Woman Meditating
Monday, April 15
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, April 15
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, April 16
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, April 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 Library
preschooler
Wednesday, April 17
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, April 17
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: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, April 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group will meet at this time. 
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Preschooler
Thursday, April 18
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
A Quilled Cow
Thursday, April 18
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
Saturday, April 20
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
Stretching toddler
Monday, April 22
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

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