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The Central Library will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.

 

The Apponaug and Conimicut branch libraries will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Adult Events

Friday, November 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Have you heard of "NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month is an engaging approach to writing a novel. The writing "month" is November, and starting on November 1, participants work toward the goal of writing a 50,000 word novel by... Read More
Sunday, November 26
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert by Rhode Island folk duo Atwater-Donnelly.   See a performance of traditional American folk, old-time gospel, and original tunes by wife and husband Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly... Read More
Sunday, November 26
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
Monday, November 27
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
Tuesday, November 28
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
Wednesday, November 29
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
Thursday, November 30
4:00pm - 8:45pm
Have you heard of "NaNoWriMo?" National Novel Writing Month is an engaging approach to writing a novel. The writing "month" is November, and starting on November 1, participants work toward the goal of writing a 50,000 word novel by... Read More
Monday, December 04
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
Tuesday, December 05
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will discuss Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. 
Wednesday, December 06
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Make a festive evergreen wreath with URI Master Gardener Lee Menard. Making a wreath is easier than you think when you follow Lee’s step-by-step instructions.   The library will provide floral wire. You’ll need to bring:   a wire... Read More
Capacity: 18/30
Wednesday, December 06
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
Wednesday, December 06
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
Thursday, December 07
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate the season with malfunctioning furnaces, major awards, pink bunny suits, and BB guns in A Christmas Story, the sidesplitting comedy about the holidays during a simpler time.   Based on humorist Jean Shepherd’s... Read More
Thursday, December 07
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
Saturday, December 09
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Get in the spirit of the season with Barty Smarty’s Christmas Caper, a wild and wacky holiday celebration.   The Christmas Caper is a live event for children, families, and adults. It’s a rousing 40 minutes of sing-alongs, get-out-... Read More
Capacity: 26/125
Sunday, December 10
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
Monday, December 11
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
Monday, December 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
In this love letter to American food, Martha Stewart, who has so significantly influenced the American table, collects her most favorite national dishes, as well as the stories and traditions behind them. On December 11th, we'll meet to discuss the... Read More
Capacity: 0/Unlimited
Monday, December 11
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
Monday, December 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Monday Evening Book Group will discuss At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen.
Tuesday, December 12
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
Wednesday, December 13
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
Wednesday, December 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Get into the holiday spirit with a nice classic murder mystery, Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. One of Agatha Christie's most famous mysteries, Murder on the Orient... Read More
Saturday, December 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
Monday, December 18
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
Wednesday, December 20
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
Thursday, December 21
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
Wednesday, December 27
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
Wednesday, January 03
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
Thursday, January 04
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

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