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Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM The Rumford Book Club 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 Club at the Weaver Library will discuss Academy Street by Mary Costello.  Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.  

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

Coffee, conversation, Bingo and books!

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM A Gardening Conversation: Composting & Raised Beds @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Join us for an informal gardening conversation with local Riverside
resident, Carol Komstock, as we discuss ways to enhance the soil we grow
from.  Composting, raised beds, mulching, native plants and more will be
covered.  Carol is a lifelong gardener, observer, experimenter and appreciator. Carol has previous experience gardening on an organic market garden on a small NH farm.

 

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Citizenship Forum - Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Do you want to become a U. S. citizen?  The Rhode Island Citizenship Consortium and Weaver Library present a forum to provide information about the citizenship process such as eligibility and preparation and discuss the benefits of becoming a citizen. Presenter Larry Britt, who has has fourteen years experience with citizenship programs, will leave lots of time for questions. The Forum is free and open to the public.  No registration is necessary. 

Call 401-455-8041 or email nfritz@provlib.org for more information about the program.

    Location: Weaver Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Adult Coloring Drop-In @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Join us for the coloring, conversation, coffee and company!  We'll provide the coloring pages/templates, markers, colored pencils, coffee and pastry.  No registration required.

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday May 9, 2016 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 7:00 PM Thrillers, Chillers, and Noir - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

  

Author J.J. Partridge is, in reality, John J. 'Jack' Partridge, lawyer and Senior Counsel to the firm of Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP.  Partridge writes crime novels which are smartly paced, have lots of local flavor, and twists galore. A seasoned lawyer, Partridge well portrays and under­stands academia, the city of Providence, and the world of pool. Following the success of his first two suspense novels Carom Shot and Straight Pool, Partridge returned with Scratched, garnering a starred review in Publishers Weekly.  

Both readers and writers will enjoy J.J. Partridge as he shares his insights on writing thrillers, chillers, and noir. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library will discuss White Dog Fell from the Sky by Eleanor Lincoln Morse.  Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.    

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

The Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library will discuss White Dog Fell from the Sky by Eleanor Lincoln Morse.  Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.    

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Fused Glass workshop for Adults & Teens @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Create dichroic fused glass pendants in this fun hands-on workshop.  All materials included. No experience necessary. Call 433-4877 to register.

Learn more about Deenie here.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM A Conversation with Seven Stars' Jim Williams - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Don't miss this relaxed, informative, and fun evening with Seven Stars' Jim Williams!  Founded in 2001 by Jim and Lynn Williams, Seven Stars Rumford bakery has become a staple in the community, serving breads and pastries to thousands of Rhode Islanders each day. Jim will take questions about Seven Stars new project - Backdoor Bread - a project using regionally sourced 100% organic whole grains.  There will be plenty of time for questions from the audience.  

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Reading Across RI Celebration of The Wright Brothers - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Have you read The Wright Brothers yet?  Join us in reading and discussing the 2016 Reading Across Rhode Island book!  Readers from 14 to 104 are encourgaged to read McCullough's fascinating account of American history, genius, and industry. Participate in Reading Across Rhode Island, the signature program of the RI Center for the Book at the RI Council for the Humanities by enjoying this evening's 50-minute readers-theatre performance by Living Literature.  Living Literature's actors make the story come alive!  An intergenerational book discussion follows the performance.  Contact Joyce if you would like a copy of the book.

Weaver Library thanks the RI Center for the Book at the RI Council for the Humanities for its support of this program.

http://ribook.org/rari/    
    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Great Books Group at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Dr. Geoff Berg facilitates a thoughtful and provocative conversation of H.G. Wells' "The Country of the Blind" based on the Great Books method of shared inquiry using one open-ended question for discussion. New members are always welcome.  Contact Joyce May to register and for copies of the reading materials.

    Location: Weaver Library
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Monday May 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM Behind the Scenes at America's Test Kitchen - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

America’s Test Kitchen is a real, working test kitchen located just outside of Boston. It is the home of Cook’s Illustrated and Cook’s Country magazines, and hundreds of cookbooks. The kitchen tests recipes over and over again to develop the absolute "best" recipes for all your favorite foods. Get a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of the test kitchen with Executive Food Editor, Dan Zuccarello, an East Providence resident, and learn how America's Test Kitchen selects and develops recipes for its famous cookbooks, magazines, and television and  radio programs. 

 

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday June 1, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM The Rumford Book Club 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 Club at the Weaver Library will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.  Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.  

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday June 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library will discuss The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.    

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

The Tuesday Book Club at the Weaver Library will discuss The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Join us for a thoughtful and lively conversation.  New members are always welcome.    

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Great Books Group at the Weaver Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Dr. Geoff Berg facilitates a thoughtful and provocative conversation of Jim Corder's' "Argument as Emergence, Rhetoric as Love" based on the Great Books method of shared inquiry using one open-ended question for discussion. New members are always welcome. Contact Joyce May to register and for copies of the reading materials.

    Location: Weaver Library
Saturday June 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Adult Coloring Drop-In @ Riverside Branch Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

Join us for the coloring, conversation, coffee and company!  We'll provide the coloring pages/templates, markers, colored pencils, coffee and pastry.  No registration required.

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday June 20, 2016 Go To Top
nat_rose.GIF 7:00 PM Skipping into Summer with Rodgers and Hart - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Barbara Slater and her talented trio: Kent Hewitt on keyboard; Todd Baker on bass; and Vinny Pagano on drums, perform the music of Rodgers & Hart and other wonderful composers from the Great American Songbook.  Arrive early as Barbara fills the house!

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Superchief Trio - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Put on your dancing shoes and don't miss the first of our six outdoor concerts this summer!  Superchief Trio features a unique combination of two-fisted piano, red hot trombone, blazing guitar, rock solid bass, powerful vocals and frenzied percussion antics.  Swing, New Orleans R&B, jump blues, boogie-woogie - it's all in there. In more ways than one, Superchief Trio has truly become the largest trio in Rhode Island...and beyond!

Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic or enjoy dinner from Mijos Tacos, a favorite RI food truck!

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM The New Providence Big Band - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Enjoy the big band sound and tunes from the Great American Songbook from the New Providence Big Band accompanied by the dynamic vocalist Miss Katie Kleyla.   This band attracts a large crowd, so come early for the best seat on the lawn!

Bring a chair or blanket and picnic or enjoy dinner from Rocket Fine Street Food!

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Tish Adams and Friends - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

What is better than cool jazz on a hot summer night?  Tish Adams sings jazz, blues, and always has some surprises, besides great musicians on stage with her!

Bring a chair or blanket and picnic or enjoy dinner from East Providence's favorite food truck ~ Portu-Galo!

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM The Jesse Liam Band - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

This is going to be a fun night! Enjoy the top hits from the 50s to today from a popular father and son band! Jesse has won 2013 Limelight Magazine's [New England's Premier Music Magazine] Male Vocalist of the Year Winner  and  2012 Motif Music Magazine's Male Vocalist of the Year!  Don't forget your dancing shoes!

Bring a chair or blanket and picnic or enjoy a fabulous and unique grilled cheese from Championship Melt, a food truck based in Riverside!

    Location: Weaver Library
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Navy Band Northeast - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

We couldn't have a summer concert series at Weaver Library without a Navy band!  Enjoy these exceptional musicians playing patriotic tunes to pop!  

Bring a chair or blanket and picnic or enjoy dinner from a local food truck!  (Food truck TBA soon!)

    Location: Weaver Library
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Saturday September 17, 2016 Go To Top
school_graduate 10:00 AM From Princess Phones to Cell Phones - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   401-434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

             

CALLING ALL TOWNIES!  Weaver Library and the 50th Reunion Committee of East Providence High School's Class of 1966 invite you to a very special program.  As part of reunion festivities, members of the class of 1966 and current high school students will sit on a panel answering questions that highlight the similarities and differences in attending East Providence High School a half-century apart. 

Professor James Martin from the Class of 1966 will moderate the panel.  Professor Martin has a PhD in English Literature, Religion, and Theology from Boston University.  He has authored six books on how colleges and universities and teaches subjects in American Literature, including the Culture and Counterculture of the 1960s at Mount Ida College.

Whether you are 16 or 66, this is going to be INFORMATIVE and FUN!  Light refreshments will be available.

    Location: Weaver Library
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