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Events

Friday, October 27
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.  Please register below.  Call to... Read More
Capacity: 6/16
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, October 27
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's 45 minutes of fun movements and songs perfect for kids.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor, mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Please register below.  ... Read More
Capacity: 7/18
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Sunday, October 29
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
Monday, October 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
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 31
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 31
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: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, October 31
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, November 01
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, November 01
3:30pm - 5:50pm
Grades 7-12   Join us for a showing of the newly released DVD Guardians of the Galaxy 2.  PG-13 (2 hrs 16 mins)   The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's... Read More
Capacity: 0/24
Event Location: Teenspace
Wednesday, November 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join poets Lisa Starr and Lawrence J. Krips and guests Jon Campbell and V-DuB for Poets on Parade: The Lisa and Larry Show.   Hear readings from Larry’s 2016 book of poetry A Soul's Way…... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, November 01
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, November 01
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, November 02
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, November 02
7:00pm - 9:00pm
From time to time, when they’ve suffered enough, Hollywood’s creative types bite the hand that feeds them.   See three standout films where Tinseltown’s creators let loose and expose the underbelly of moviemaking on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   On November... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, November 02
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
Sunday, November 05
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert by Rhode Island singer-songwriter Joanne Lurgio.   See an inspiring show of Americana, gospel, and folk. Enjoy a performance of ballads and rocking tunes by a masterful singer and guitarist.   Hear songs about love... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, November 06
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, November 06
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, November 06
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, November 06
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, November 07
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, November 07
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, November 07
7:00pm - 8:30pm
In November 1977, at punk rock’s peak, the Ramones released their third and best album.   Although many viewed Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, and Tommy as cartoon characters, Rocket to Russia proved that the Ramones were a lot... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, November 08
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, November 08
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, November 09
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, November 09
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This month we will discuss Sebastian Haffner's Defying Hitler: A Memoir.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, November 09
7:00pm - 9:30pm
From time to time, when they’ve suffered enough, Hollywood’s creative types bite the hand that feeds them.   See three standout films where Tinseltown’s creators let loose and expose the underbelly of moviemaking on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight,... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, November 09
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
Sunday, November 12
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
Monday, November 13
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will discuss A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. It is the fictionalized story of Christina Olsen, and her relationship with the painter Andrew Wyeth. 
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, November 13
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, November 13
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, November 13
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, November 13
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, November 13
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, November 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Monday Evening Book Group will discuss Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, November 14
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will discuss The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, November 14
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, November 14
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, November 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join former firefighter and EMT Captain Michael Morse for tales about life as an EMT.   All EMTs have astonishing and hard stories, and Michael Morse has twenty-three years of tales about working as an EMT in Providence.   Hear... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, November 15
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, November 15
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Warwick Historical Society and their guests, the Warwick Commission on Historical Cemeteries and the Pawtuxet Rangers, for a five-part celebration of 375 years of Warwick history on... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, November 15
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, November 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Mystery Book Group will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. 
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, November 16
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, November 16
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Social and Economic Justice Book Group will be discusing Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit. 
Event Location: Glass Room

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