The Central Library and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood branch libraries will be closed on Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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A Croissant and a Cup of Coffee
Tuesday, January 22
10:00am - 11:30am
Find out about new books while enjoying pastries and coffee.   Breakfast with Books: Winter Event reviews the best books of the past year and gives a sneak peek at upcoming...
Maison and His Father
Wednesday, January 23
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join filmmaker and RISD faculty member Denali Tiller for a showing of the documentary movie Tre Maison Dasan (2018).   See an intimate portrait of three Rhode Island boys...
Congressional Award Medals
Wednesday, January 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presented by the U.S. Congress, The Congressional Award challenges Americans ages 13½ - 24 to set and achieve goals that promote citizenship and build character.   Join...
Capacity: 8/20
The Rules of the Game Movie Poster
Thursday, January 24
7:00pm - 8:45pm
What happens when a top filmmaker creates the finest movie of their career? They make one of the best movies in the world.   The world’s best movies tell stories that are...
A Quilled Cow
Thursday, January 24
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...
Watercolor Paint and Brushes
Thursday, January 24
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...
Capacity: 2/5
Pastels
Thursday, January 24
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...
Capacity: 1/5
Seven Samurai Movie Poster
Saturday, January 26
7:00pm - 10:30pm
What happens when a top filmmaker creates the finest movie of their career? They make one of the best movies in the world.   The world’s best movies tell stories that are...
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, January 22
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,...
Creative Writing Club
Tuesday, January 22
4:30pm - 5:30pm
For kids in grades 5-8.  Join Madison, a junior at The Prout School, for a 4 week Creative Writing Workshop.  Over the 4 weeks, kids will learn strategies to help generate...
Capacity: 12/20
play dough circuit
Wednesday, January 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 For kids in grades 2-5.  Investigate the wonders of electricity by experimenting with circuits.  With the MobileQuest team as their guide, kids will create low-voltage paper...
Capacity: 18/18
Lego Bricks
Saturday, January 26
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...
Reader and Maggie the beagle
Tuesday, January 29
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,...
Creative Writing Club
Tuesday, January 29
4:30pm - 5:30pm
For kids in grades 5-8.  Join Madison, a junior at The Prout School, for a 4 week Creative Writing Workshop.  Over the 4 weeks, kids will learn strategies to help generate...
Capacity: 12/20
book scavenger cover
Tuesday, January 29
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,...
Capacity: 3/12
Child in yoga pose
Friday, February 01
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...
Capacity: 3/16
Creative Writing Club
Tuesday, January 22
4:30pm - 5:30pm
For kids in grades 5-8.  Join Madison, a junior at The Prout School, for a 4 week Creative Writing Workshop.  Over the 4 weeks, kids will learn strategies to help generate...
Capacity: 12/20
cocoa and cram
Wednesday, January 23
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Exams got you down?  Then come to Teenspace for a place to study, work on papers, and have some snacks.  We'll have hot chocolate and light refreshments to help keep your...
Congressional Award Medals
Wednesday, January 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presented by the U.S. Congress, The Congressional Award challenges Americans ages 13½ - 24 to set and achieve goals that promote citizenship and build character.   Join...
Capacity: 8/20
cocoa and cram
Thursday, January 24
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Exams got you down?  Then come to Teenspace for a place to study, work on papers, and have some snacks.  We'll have hot chocolate and light refreshments to help keep your...
Creative Writing Club
Tuesday, January 29
4:30pm - 5:30pm
For kids in grades 5-8.  Join Madison, a junior at The Prout School, for a 4 week Creative Writing Workshop.  Over the 4 weeks, kids will learn strategies to help generate...
Capacity: 12/20
book scavenger cover
Tuesday, January 29
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,...
Capacity: 3/12
The Hate You Give poster
Wednesday, January 30
3:30pm - 5:45pm
Come watch this newly released DVD and have a snack. Summary:  Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now,...
Creative Writing Club
Tuesday, February 05
4:30pm - 5:30pm
For kids in grades 5-8.  Join Madison, a junior at The Prout School, for a 4 week Creative Writing Workshop.  Over the 4 weeks, kids will learn strategies to help generate...
Capacity: 12/20

No computer classes are scheduled for February.  Check back later for more classes.

A Croissant and a Cup of Coffee
Tuesday, January 22
10:00am - 11:30am
Find out about new books while enjoying pastries and coffee.   Breakfast with Books: Winter Event reviews the best books of the past year and gives a sneak peek at upcoming...
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, January 22
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with...
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, January 29
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with...
Tuesday, February 05
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Group will meet at this time. 
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, February 05
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with...
Oprah Winfrey at a table, enjoying delicious food made from a recipe in this cookbook.
Monday, February 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
This month's selection is Food, Health and Happiness. In it, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating to finally be joyful for her. With dishes created and prepared...
Next Chapter Book Club logo
Tuesday, February 12
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with...
Thursday, February 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, by Evan Thomas, will be the topic of our discussion this month.