We are pleased to host a book talk/signing by Dr. Barbara Roberts on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:30pm. Dr. Roberts may have caused the downfall of the New England Mafia simply by doing her job. Now, decades later, Barbara is telling the tale in a real-life memoir. This true story has historical twists and hair-raising turns. Books will be available for sale at this event. Only cash or checks can be accepted. There is limited seating, so please call us at the library to let us know if you'll be coming. -- 245-7686
New members are always welcome to our fun book sharing group. Each participant is given a short time to talk about a book they would like to recommend to others. It can be a popular new release or an old favorite. You're sure to come away with new books for your list, and new friends who share your interest in reading. Refreshments are served.
New film written by, directed and starring Emilio Estevez about a public library in Cincinnati and one bitter cold night when the homeless patrons need shelter. Estevez is a library advocate and this film is his tribute to the public library.
URI Master Gardener Program presents a “Container Gardening” program. Get the most out of your space and brighten up your deck, patio or yard. Learn techniques for successful container gardening, explore growing herbs, annuals and vegetables in containers, and learn what plants work best in the sun or shade. Come have fun, think creative and explore the use of different types of containers. First timer and experienced container gardeners welcome
Janice Warren, Master Certified Handwriting Analyst, will discuss and analyze Lizzie Borden's handwriting. Join us as we review the crime and as we analyze Lizzie's writing. See how yours compares. This is the 125th anniversary of the murders of Andrew and Abigail Borden. Maybe her handwriting will reveal something.
This free information session is a discussion led by a volunteer Dementia Friends Champion. You’ll learn what dementia is, what it’s like to live with it, and some tips for communicating with people who have dementia. Dementia Friends is a global movement developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom and now underway in Massachusetts and across the United States. To learn more, contact Allyson at Allcote246@gmail.com
We're hosting an impromptu screening of the classic 1939 movie version of Victor Hugo's classic tale of France and most of all, of the wonderful Cathedral of Notre Dame, of which Hugo was a great admirer.
On May 9th at 6pm, we'll be hosting a book discussion of the 2019 Reading Across Rhode Island selection, "What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City" by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. Guest speaker will be Pam Marchand, Exec. Director of the Bristol County Water Authority. Books will be available for distribution to participants on March 28. There is a limited number available (12). Call or come by the library to register for the program and pick up your book.
Join us for our book sharing group. New members are always welcome.. Each participant is given a short time to talk about a book they would like to recommend to others. It can be a popular new release or an old favorite. You're sure to come away with new books for your list, and new friends who share your interest in reading. Refreshments are served.