Local Author Showcase

Local Author ShowcaseWe are excited to support local published authors, celebrate their accomplishments, and connect them with book lovers and other aspiring writers.   

The Library will host four Showcases per year, each one will feature 4 authors. Authors can read from their work, talk about their experience, answer questions, and sell and sign copies of their publications.


There will be three Showcases per year for adult works, and one for books written for teens and children.

Authors interested in participating in a Showcase are asked to complete the Local Author Showcase Form.

Questions? Contact Aaron Coutu at 401-739-5440 x9759



  • Tuesday, February 25, 2025 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2025 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2025 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm


Kids and Teens



Previous Showcases


April 23rd Authors


Kristin MonkKristin Monk

Author of Seaglass Dreams the story of Adeline, who discovers she has a gift that allows her to transcend her wildest dreams.




Amanda CreiglowAmanda Creiglow

Writer of The Trove Arbitrations - an Urban Fantasy series.




William KoleWilliam J. Kole

Author of The Big 100: The New World of Super-Aging. What happens to us when 65 is merely a life half-lived?




Matt FitzpatrickMatt Fitzpatrick

Writer of Forsythia's Ride tells the story of a New England girl who sought her fortune in Manhattan, only to find herself in mischief.





February 27th Authors


RK BentleyR. K. Bentley

Where Weavers Daire - Sci-Fi Novel

Web: rkbwrites.com   Social: @rkbentley (everywhere)


John HouleJohn Houle

The King-Makers of Providence, a fictional account of local political corruption and intrigue, and The Siberian Candidate, the sequel and continuation of the story of former political consultant, Henry Mercucio, as he battles corporate infighting and finds himself in an international web.



Isaiah Johnson BeyIsaiah Johnson Bey

Xavion & Sareyus - A romantic fantasy novel mirroring world history. A Goddess and the Gods' son uncover conspiracies in Heaven and Earth.

Instagram: @authorisaiahjohnsonbey and @sleepingturtlemusic


SherryAnn Byron

PIECES OF ME Oswald Parker is a serial killer who murders people who are not doing what he feels they should be doing. Parker views his killing adventures as his daily mundane job. The novel depicts the psychological cavity of individuals who live in Garnet, RI. They are trying to live their lives in the midst of an ongoing catastrophe. Despite everything happening in Garnet, RI, there is still an opportunity for one's sense of humor. What would happen if the inexplicable came to life? Sometimes, things are not always the way they appear!

Contact: sbauthor@outlook.com