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Monday April 20, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 7:00 PM A Soldier's Life in the Civil War - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

  

Battery "B" 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery presents "A Soldier's Life in the Civil War."  

Reactivated on May 8, 1986,  Battery "B" 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery operates today under the original State Militia Charter issued to the unit that served during the American Civil War from 1861 through 1865. The “Battery” acts as custodians of Rhode Island's rich Civil War History by providing educational programs to public and private schools, libraries, and the National Park Service.   Battery “B” prides itself in the accuracy and authenticity of uniform, drill and camp life.  Learn the sacrifices that the men and women of Rhode Island made during this trying time in our history.

Learn more about Battery B    
    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Google Drive for Beginners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Don’t have Microsoft Office, but want to use Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Google provides Gmail users with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides that perform most of the same functions! Come learn about each of these cool tools at the Weaver Library during the month of April. Patrons will need to bring their Google account password. Don’t have one? We can help you set one up before the class! Advance registration is required by calling 401-434-2453 or asking a staff member at the library.

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday April 23, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Every Thursday evening the Library will be offering a drop-in eZone help session. If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Identity Theft Prevention @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

A representative from the Outreach Program of the RI Office of the Attorney 
General will speak about identity theft, scams, telemarketing, shopping on the 
internet, credit reports and more.  Free and open to all, no registration required.
Get more info here.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Free and Secure Document Shredding - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Spring cleaning?  Get rid of important documents in the safest way!

Weaver Library is partnering with Doc Shredding Corporation to offer the community secure disposal of confidential documents.  Protect your identity with this  off-site shredding event.  Customers will receive a certificate of destruction from Doc Shredding Corp., a company used by the RI Attorney General's office.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 3 boxes the size of bankers' boxes.

Learn about the company here.    
    Location: Weaver Library
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto, bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
elect_computer2 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop in Computer Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Weaver Library   401-434-2453   jecarney64@yahoo.com
   

Drop in for help with computers - email, laptop or eBook issues.

    Location: Weaver Library
 
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM Sports Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library's Sports Book Club has a new day and time!  Join a group of sports-minded people to read and discuss a great sports book each month. Baseball fans, don't miss the discussion of George Will's A Nice Little Place on the North Side, a short, easy read for spring.  Copies of the book are available at the library. Contact Joyce for more information.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Google Drive for Beginners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Don’t have Microsoft Office, but want to use Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Google provides Gmail users with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides that perform most of the same functions! Come learn about each of these cool tools at the Weaver Library during the month of April. Patrons will need to bring their Google account password. Don’t have one? We can help you set one up before the class! Advance registration is required by calling 401-434-2453 or asking a staff member at the library.

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Every Thursday evening the Library will be offering a drop-in eZone help session. If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM SNAP Benefits & Eligibility Presentation @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

SNAP is a federal program that provides nutritional assistance to low-income households. Benefits supplement the food budgets of families and individuals so they may purchase more and higher quality foods using the EBT (Electronics Benefits Transfer) card. While many Rhode Islanders participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, thousands of our neighbors are unaware of their eligibility or need help in order to access benefits. This presentation will provide basic information about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and its benefits.

Learn more about the SNAP Outreach Project here.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
nat_rose.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Rose Gardening Season by Season - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

We are seriously thinking about Spring at the Weaver Library!  Join Rhode Island’s rose experts  Angelina and Mike Chute as they offer tips and advice on growing beautiful roses.  See slides of roses that will inspire you for the season! Learn how to track the performance of your garden with their latest publication Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners.   Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

 

    Location: Weaver Library
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Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Rumford Book Group at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Rumford Book Group at the Weaver Library examines Eleanor Morse's White Dog Fell From the Sky.  Join us in the Champlin Program Room for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.  Contact Joyce for more information.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sharon Branch   433-4877   
   

Coffee, conversation, and books!

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Every Thursday evening the Library will be offering a drop-in eZone help session. If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Meditation and the Near Death Expericence: The Universal Connection @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Many of us seek better understanding and fuller experiences in our lives; to have more satisfaction, enjoyment, and inner peace. You have heard that meditation can be helpful for our physical, mental, and emotional health; but what is its connection to our spiritual health? What is the mystical aspect of meditation and how does it relate to those that have had a near-death experience? Join Dr. Alan Post for this engaging talk that provides an introduction into the multi-faceted world of meditation and the near-death experience. There will be an opportunity to participate in an introductory meditation practice and for Q & A’s.

Alan R. Post D.C, is a chiropractic physician. He has a post graduate certification in acupuncture. He is past president of both RI State and North–East regional chiropractic associations.

Learn more about Dr. Post here.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
anim_swan 7:00 PM Bird Carving Exhibit and Conversation with a Master Carver - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

 (TOM MAGUIRE/THE SUN CHRONICLE)

Ray Tameo is a perfectionist in his work. A self-taught artist from Attleboro, Massachusetts, his interests in bird watching, painting, duck hunting and fly-fishing have skillfully been combined into his 18 pieces on display this evening. An accomplished bird carver who has often exhibited at the Audubon Society, Mr. Tameo’s work is noted for accuracy and the natural settings on which his birds are displayed.  One of Mr. Tameo’s bird paintings will be raffled off at the end of the program.  

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Afternoon Book Club examines Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro's  most recent collection of short stories ~ Dear Life.. Join us for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome. Contact Joyce for more information.

 

 

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Evening Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Afternoon Book Club examines Amy Greene's Long Man. Join us for a fascinating discussion of Greene's second work of historical fiction. New members are always welcome. Contact Joyce for more information.

 

 

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Every Thursday evening the Library will be offering a drop-in eZone help session. If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
 
nat_bush.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Shade Gardening @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Learn about shade gardening with URI Master Gardener Betsy Polhemus.

Learn more about the URI Master Gardener program.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM How to Plan Your Wedding - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

You have looked at all the books; now let a wedding planner give you some advice on organizing the wedding that you want and even one that fits your budget. Deborah Faith, a R. I. based wedding professional,  will discuss trends, themes, how to include loved ones and family, venue options, and vendor choices in a fun, and informative program.   

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Great Books Discussion Group - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Dr. Geoff Berg leads a lively discussion using the Great Books method of shared inquiry.  Join an intellectually robust and fun group on the third Thursday of the month from September through June.  See Joyce to register and to pick up a copy of the monthly reading.

May's discussion focuses on "Marcela" from Don Quixote by Cervantes.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop-In eZone Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Damiani   401-434-2453   eplibcatherine@gmail.com
   

Every Thursday evening the Library will be offering a drop-in eZone help session. If you have a tablet or eReader that you’d like to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks onto bring in your device!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
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Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM Sports Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library's Sports Book Club has a new day and time!  Join a group of sports-minded people to read and discuss a great sports book each month. Read and discuss The Greatest Game Ever Played by Mark Frost, then see the great movie!   Copies of the book are available at the library. Contact Joyce for more information.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Rumford Book Group at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Rumford Book Group at the Weaver Library examines Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.  Join us in the Champlin Program Room for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.  Contact Joyce for more information.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Afternoon Book Club ends the year on a lighter note with a first novel by Graeme Simsion ~ The Rosie Project. Join us for a fun afternoon. New members are always welcome. Contact Joyce for more information.

 

 

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Evening Book Club - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Evening Book Club ends the year on a lighter note with a first novel by Graeme Simsion ~ The Rosie Project. Join us for a fun afternoon. New members are always welcome. Contact Joyce for more information.

 

 

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Great Books Discussion Group - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Dr. Geoff Berg leads a lively discussion using the Great Books method of shared inquiry.  Join an intellectually robust and fun group on the third Thursday of the month from September through June.  See Joyce to register and to pick up a copy of the monthly reading.

June's discussion focuses on "Religious Atheism" by Ronald Dworkin.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
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