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Events

Friday, January 19
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 little one!  Mats are not needed.  Please register below.  Call to... Read More
Capacity: 14/14
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Friday, January 19
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's 45 minutes of fun movements and songs perfect for kids.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor, mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Please register below.  ... Read More
Capacity: 12/12
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday, January 20
10:00am - 2:00pm
Grab your scrapbook gear, and head over to the Scrapbooking Rally.   Work on your latest project in the company of other scrapbookers. Find encouragement, ideas, and new friends. If you’re interested in making scrapbooks, you can... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, January 20
9:30am - 1:45pm
We are sorry but this practice test is canceled because of low registration.  Princeton Review requires at least 10 students to hold a test.  We are sorry for any incovenience this may cause. 
Capacity: 3/12
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Saturday, January 20
9:30am - 1:45pm
High School Students   Take a full-length SAT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review.  Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 12/20
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Sunday, January 21
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top strategy games. Join game whiz John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun afternoon of focused play.   Strategy games require concentration, quiet, and time. Take the time to... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, January 22
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, January 22
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to create letters, resumes, and other documents.  Practice opening and saving your work. Explore the toolbar, check your spelling, and more!   Two part, introductory level class, meets January 22nd & 29th    
Capacity: 10/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, January 22
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, January 22
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
Monday, January 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a book themed snack. This month's selection: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea is the story of a fifth grade class with a brand new teacher.  We see the school... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, January 23
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months 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
Tuesday, January 23
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 titles. Plus, enjoy... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, January 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 Library
Tuesday, January 23
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, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, January 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Get a first-hand look at Rhode Island’s notorious Sockanosset School for Boys at a talk by Ronald Bernier.   Like many kids his age, Ron was threatened with a stay at the “Bad Boys School” when he misbehaved, but unlike most of his... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 24
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
Wednesday, January 24
9:45am - 10:15am
The children’s librarians are getting cozy in our slippers and pajamas!  Wear yours to the library, and join us for one or more of our all day PJ celebrations.  For preschoolers: Storytime for ages 3-5 with an adult.  We will... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 24
3:45pm - 4:30pm
The children’s librarians are getting cozy in our slippers and pajamas!  Wear yours to the library, and join us for one or more of our all day PJ celebrations. Pajama Movie Matinee for ages 5 and up.  Drop in to watch favorite... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 24
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Grades 7-12 Come decorate some cookies with frosting, sprinkles, and candies to make a yummy treat.  Please register below.
Capacity: 9/12
Event Location: Teenspace
Wednesday, January 24
6:30am - 8:00pm
We're sorry. This event is full.   Join writer and artist Marsha Leonard for a five-week course on making a plan for your future on Wednesdays, January 24 & 31 and February 7, 14 & 21.   Your future is... Read More
Capacity: 20/20
Event Location: Idea Studio
Wednesday, January 24
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate David Bowie. Join Rykodisc producer Jeff Rougvie for a talk on his ten-year collaboration with Bowie.   From 1988-1997, Rougvie worked with Bowie to re-release Bowie's remarkable run of albums from Space Oddity to... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 24
6:30pm - 7:45pm
The children’s librarians are getting cozy in our slippers and pajamas!  Wear yours to the library, and join us for one or more of our all day PJ celebrations. Bedtime?  Not Yet! For families with kids of all ages. Please register.... Read More
Capacity: 23/60
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, January 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 learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, January 25
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
Thursday, January 25
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Sometimes there are good reasons to hide your identity. Other times it’s for wicked purposes. See some of both in a movie musical film series about secret identities on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, watch The Music Man (... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, January 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Social and Economic Justice Book Group will be discussing Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West.
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, January 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to quill. Create intricate paper designs and develop mad quilling skills with artist Ann-Marie Lafrenaye.   Quilling is the art of coiling paper strips to create sophisticated decorations. Over the centuries, nuns and... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, January 27
9:30am - 1:45pm
High School Students   Take a full-length ACT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review.  Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses. Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 5/12
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Saturday, January 27
9:30am - 1:45pm
High School Students   Take a full-length SAT practice test under realistic conditions proctored by the Princeton Review.  Later, get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and weaknesses.  Calculators are allowed.... Read More
Capacity: 10/20
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Sunday, January 28
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert of New Orleans Jazz by the Banjo Bob All-Stars Dixieland Band.   Also known as Dixieland and Traditional Jazz, New Orleans Jazz is happy and joyful music. Hear an authentic acoustic performance by six of New England’... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, January 29
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, January 29
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, January 29
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, January 30
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months 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
Tuesday, January 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 Library
Tuesday, January 30
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, January 30
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, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, January 30
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Paul F. Caranci for a talk on Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked Everything to Expose It.   In 2008, suspecting that several of his fellow North Providence town... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 31
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
Wednesday, January 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 learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, February 01
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
Thursday, February 01
7:00pm - 9:15pm
Sometimes there are good reasons to hide your identity. Other times it’s for wicked purposes. See some of both in a movie musical film series about secret identities on Thursdays at 7 p.m.   Tonight, enjoy Victor/Victoria (... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, February 01
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join game enthusiasts Jay Palm and John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Sunday, February 04
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top strategy games. Join game whiz John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun afternoon of focused play.   Strategy games require concentration, quiet, and time. Take the time to... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, February 05
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months 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... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, February 05
10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to stream and download audiobooks, movies, and music with Hoopla, explore how to check out magazines with Zinio, and download audiobooks and ebooks with Overdrive. Bring your laptop, tablet, or smart phone, your library card and library... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, February 05
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, February 05
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, February 06
10:00am - 11:00am
Join certified senior fitness specialist Myrna Moore for Sit and Be Fit: Light Weight Training for Seniors on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27.   Weight training builds up bone and muscle, increases muscular endurance, and can... Read More
Capacity: 17/30
Event Location: Large Meeting Room

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