Events Listing

Sunday, October 22
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Annual Meeting & Concert Following a brief Friends of the Library annual meeting scheduled for 1:30 pm, will be an afternoon of Irish music and step dancing featuring Kevin Doyle, a member of Pendragon from 2 to 3 pm. This presentation will focus on the instrumental music of... Read more
Monday, October 23
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Monday, October 23
11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, songs and a short film.  For birth to 6 years.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Tuesday, October 24
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Tuesday, October 24
11:00am - 11:30am
Crafts and stories for kids 3+. Children are welcome to attend without a caregiver but big people hands always are welcome for the craft component of the program.  Limited to 12 participants.  Registration required.
Tuesday, October 24
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate the release of Phillip Pullman's new series, The Book of Dust. Make "daemon" cookies and related crafts. Watch the film The Golden Compass, eat popcorn and candy. Win an actual golden compass and enter a raffle to win a copy of Pullman's newly released book! Costumes... Read more
Tuesday, October 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mandalas can be created using everyday materials. In this class we will be learning different creative techniques to create mandalas. Get ready to use your imagination!  All supplies will be provided. This is the second of three workshops on mandalas at the Library this fall, led by Candace Nadine... Read more
Wednesday, October 25
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and a short film.  For 2-year-olds with caregiver.  Registration required.  Limited to 12 spaces. 
Wednesday, October 25
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1938) 102 minutes Color  Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley.  Co-Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. Enjoy... Read more
Wednesday, October 25
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Crafts and stories for kids 3+. Children are welcome to attend without a caregiver but big people hands always are welcome for the craft component of the program.  Limited to 12 participants.  Registration required to attend.
Thursday, October 26
11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Thursday, October 26
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Stories, songs and a short film.  For birth to 6 years.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Thursday, October 26
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Learn about these three social media sites, including why each site is popular, how to create accounts, how to share content, how to connect with other users, and how to find help. Visit each site below or download as an app. Please register below or call 401-247-1920 x2.... Read more
Friday, October 27
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs and a short film.  For birth to 6 years.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Friday, October 27
6:30pm - 9:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Saturday, October 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Saturday, October 28
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to quilt an Irish Chain Lap Quilt with Rhode Island quilter Pamela Adams. This two-day workshop is a fun, introductory class for anyone who has always been interested in learning how to quilt. The class will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, 10/21 and 10/28. Students should have a basic... Read more
Sunday, October 29
11:00am - 3:00pm
October 27-29, 2017 Thousands of excellent used and collectible books and movies.   Member Preview is Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Free for members. You may sign up to be a member at the door. $10 Individual Membership; $15 Family Membership.   Free... Read more
Monday, October 30
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Monday, October 30
11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, songs and a short film.  For birth to 6 years.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Monday, October 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn to prevent theft of your identity and about the latest scams in our area, with a representative from the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office. Some of the scams covered will be: healthcare scam, social security scam, charity scam, grandparent scam, and the IRS scam. Participants will... Read more
Monday, October 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm
"Hampstead Stage Company’s original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein explores Victor Frankenstein’s maddening journey of creation and failure, with three actors playing multiple characters. Dr. Frankenstein, delirious from chasing his creation across the world, recounts his tragic... Read more
Tuesday, October 31
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to navigate, customize, and be able to use your iPhone and/or iPad in whatever capacity you'd like. Bring your fully-charged device, Apple ID and password, and questions. Registration is required.
Tuesday, October 31
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Tuesday, October 31
11:00am - 11:30am
Crafts and stories for kids 3+. Children are welcome to attend without a caregiver but big people hands always are welcome for the craft component of the program.  Limited to 12 participants.  Registration required.
Wednesday, November 01
10:00am - 10:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and a short film.  For 2-year-olds with caregiver.  Registration required.  Limited to 12 spaces. 
Wednesday, November 01
1:30pm - 3:15pm
Not Rated (1946) 85 minutes Black & White  Directed by Robert Siodmak.  Co-Starring: Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell. Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to actress Olivia de Havilland. A man is murdered, and it appears... Read more
Wednesday, November 01
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Crafts and stories for kids 3+. Children are welcome to attend without a caregiver but big people hands always are welcome for the craft component of the program.  Limited to 12 participants.  Registration required to attend.
Thursday, November 02
11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, songs, rhymes and board-book sharing time.  For newborns to 23-months with caregiver.  Drop-in, registration not required.
Thursday, November 02
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Stories, songs and a short film.  For birth to 6 years.  Drop-in, registration not required.

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