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Monday, July 16
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 16
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
pitch perfect 3
Monday, July 16
2:30pm - 4:05pm
Grades 7-12 Come watch this newly released DVD and have a snack. Summary:  Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an... Read More
Capacity: 3/20
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, July 16
6:30pm - 8:45pm
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... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, July 17
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, July 17
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Keys in a Prison Cell Lock
Tuesday, July 17
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Justice isn’t perfect. Hear four true crime tales where justice went wrong by Rhode Island author and journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   On July 10, learn about the young nurse found dead in a Tiverton... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Evening Book Group will meet at this time to discuss What Was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 17
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, July 18
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Book cover of Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart
Wednesday, July 18
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get your summer reading assignment finished early!  Read Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart from the 2019 RI Middle School Book Award List.  Come talk about the book, work on the assignment, and have a snack.  The club will meet... Read More
Event Location: Teenspace
Joel Beauchemin playing guitar for Fiddle N' Fun
Wednesday, July 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 4 and up.  Joel is back! Join us for his unique, hands-on interactive show with singing, movement, instruments, and more! Sign-up opens Monday, July 2.
Capacity: 120/120
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Wednesday is Murder Mystery Book Group will meet at this time to discuss I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen. Jane and Maura realize the killer has widened his circle of targets. He's chosen one particular woman for his... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, July 19
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
The Day the Earth Stood Still Movie Poster
Thursday, July 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Watch the skies! Keep looking! Terrific 1950s sci-fi is here! See three top science fiction films from the decade of outstanding big screen sci-fi on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, observe The Day the Earth Stood Still (... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join a crew of game enthusiasts, including amateurs and aces, for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure diseases. Combat the ancient ones. Win the heart of a... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Rhythm instruments
Friday, July 20
10:00am - 10:45am
For kids who have completed grades K-2.  Join music educator, Miss Scott, for an energetic class that will explore music using scarves, rhythm instruments, stuffed animals and movement and more! Sign-up opens Monday, July 2
Capacity: 20/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
hands on drums
Friday, July 20
11:00am - 11:45am
For kids who have completed grades 3-5.  Join music educator, Mrs. Gervais, for a class where you will play a variety of percussion instruments.  We will keep a "heartbeat" and create different rhythms to allow the drums to "talk" to each other... Read More
Capacity: 12/15
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, July 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grades 7-12 Bring your jeans, canvas shoes, or 100% cotton t-shirts and use bleach pens and spray bottles to stencil, paint, and stamp designs to turn old clothes into wearable art that rocks.  Check out this video for inspiration... Read More
Capacity: 12/12
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, July 23
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 23
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Scientist with bubbling beaker
Monday, July 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 5 and up.  The ScienceTellers are back with the Mystery of the Golden Piano. Throughout this absolutely wild adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the fascinating science behind chemical... Read More
Capacity: 107/120
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 23
6:30pm - 8:45pm
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... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, July 24
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, July 24
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
sew paper journals
Tuesday, July 24
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grades 7-12 Teens will create a sewn paper journal/notebook while learning sewing skills like threading a needle, tying knots, and sewing a seam.  All skill levels welcome but variations will be available to challenge those who are... Read More
Capacity: 7/16
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Keys in a Prison Cell Lock
Tuesday, July 24
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Justice isn’t perfect. Hear four true crime tales where justice went wrong by Rhode Island author and journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   On July 10, learn about the young nurse found dead in a Tiverton... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Clouds in a Blue Sky
Tuesday, July 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Everyone has a story, and writing your story is a great way to learn about yourself. Take a break from the distractions of daily life to uncover memories you may have forgotten. Find inspiration in others’ experiences, and enjoy the connection of... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, July 25
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
guitar picks
Wednesday, July 25
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students entering Grades 7-12 Use a Pick Punch to create jewelry, keychain, and more.  All supplies provided.  Snacks too. Registration is required.  Please sign-up below beginning... Read More
Capacity: 6/15
Event Location: Teenspace
Wednesday, July 25
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Italian Conversation Group is a collaborative learning group. There is no teacher and members learn from each other. Members of the group have mixed proficiency and welcome new members. Join us to improve your fluency in the... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 25
3:00pm - 4:00pm
For kids ages 9-12. Get engrossed in the music!  Spend an hour listening to stories about, and the music of, some of our greatest musicians.  Finally, use your inspiration to create a project. Sign-up opens Monday, July 9
Capacity: 9/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Child Singing
Wednesday, July 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Best for families with preschoolers to age 6. Get engrossed in the music!  Join us for this interactive storytime that celebrates songs that were made into picture books, with music, stories, and movement.  Pajamas are welcome! Count a space... Read More
Capacity: 30/40
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, July 26
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
The War of the Worlds Movie Poster
Thursday, July 26
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Watch the skies! Keep looking! Terrific 1950s sci-fi is here! See three top science fiction films from the decade of outstanding big screen sci-fi on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, behold The War of the Worlds (1953),... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Bowing Martial Arts Student
Friday, July 27
10:00am - 11:00am
For families with kids ages 5 and up.  Join Dean Watts for a fun, energetic workshop to learn skills that boost confidence and discipline and get kids moving!  Sign-up opens Monday, July 9
Capacity: 62/100
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, July 28
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Grades 7-12 It's sweet to compete. Join us for a cupcake decorating competition with a top-secret theme. We’ll bring the cupcakes; you bring the creativity. Registration is required and begins on July 9th.
Capacity: 12/12
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Manchester by the Sea Movie Poster
Saturday, July 28
7:00pm - 9:15pm
Join Wendy Overly from Warwick’s Gamm Theatre for a showing of Manchester by the Sea.   Hear about Wendy’s experience as the film’s dialect coach and how she taught non-Boston actors to speak with an authentic Boston accent... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 30
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 30
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, July 30
6:30pm - 8:45pm
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... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, July 31
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 2 - 3 years and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project to... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, July 31
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
Event Location: Teenspace
Tuesday, July 31
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, July 31
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grades 7-12 Meet up and geek out with us each month as we geek out over our favorite fandoms. Share your ships and cosplay tips as we make fan-related crafts and take challenges. Tuesday June 26 -... Read More
Capacity: 0/20
Event Location: Teenspace
Book cover of The World According to Hunphrey by Betty Birney
Tuesday, July 31
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for a chat about one of our favorite books, The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney.  Enjoy a book related snack, and spend time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Keys in a Prison Cell Lock
Tuesday, July 31
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Justice isn’t perfect. Hear four true crime tales where justice went wrong by Rhode Island author and journalist Kelly Sullivan Pezza on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   On July 10, learn about the young nurse found dead in a Tiverton... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 31
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can get tips from seasoned players, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging other... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, August 01
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room

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