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Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Weaver Library Farmers Market Opening Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Weaver Library   401-434-2453   
   

Weaver Library Farmers Market will take place on the library lawn every Thursday from 4 -7pm through September 10th.

Fresh food, family activities, and music make this a lively and fun market for the whole family! Favorite vendors from 2014 (Oakdale Farms, Appetito Foods and others) are returning along with new farmers, bakers, fish and smoked fish vendors, and a market table with cheeses, nuts, and honey, too!  

 

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday July 7, 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
Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
ent_violin 6:30 PM Free Concert with The Gnomes - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library is proud to open its SUMMER CONCERT SERIES with the fabulous Gnomes!  Defying categorization, The Gnomes "fuse its dynamic folk-rock edge with original tunes and a wide-ranging repertoire that spans the globe — Celtic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, Asian, African, Caribbean, Klezmer, and Native American — bringing you a sound that will touch both your heart and your feet! Phil Edmonds, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Mike Fischman, Peter Breen, and Matt Niebels combine their varied and extensive musical backgrounds into arrangements that have been described as "exotic, fresh, and unique." Don't miss some of Rhode Island's best musicians and even finer human beings!  This concert is free and open to all.

Come hungry as the food truck Portu-Galo will be serving its delicious Portuguese sandwiches and small bites. 

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM One Book, One City: To Kill a Mockingbird Film Screening - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   (401)434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

1962, Drama, 129 minutes

Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s. He agrees to defend a young black man who is accused of raping a white woman. Many of the townspeople try to get Atticus to pull out of the trial, but he decides to go ahead. How will the trial turn out - and will it change any of the racial tension in the town?

To Kill a Mockingbird won Academy Awards for Best Actor (Gregory Peck), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Art Direction.

This screening is the first event in our 2015 One Book, One City Adult Summer Reading Program.  Join us in a citywide read of Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman, released today.  Special events and book discussions are planned from July 14 - August 20th at the Weaver and Riverside Libraries.

    Location: Weaver Library Program Room
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
ent_longdrum 6:30 PM Free Concert with Jason Roseman & The Tropical Gems - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The Weaver Library lawn is going tropical!  We are so pleased to present Jason Roseman & the Tropical Gems playing a mix of calypso, jazz, reggae, and traditional steel pans!  The band features Jason Roseman with more than 30 years steel drumming experience, Liam Sullivan, Justin Caraher, Carl Bugbee, and Paul Caraher on guitar, bass, vocals, and percussion.  What could be better than authentic Trinidadian and Caribbean music for a summer night?  This concert is free and open to all.

Enjoy some great Mexican food, L.A. style, with Mijos Tacos food truck!

    Location: Weaver Library
Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM One Book, One City: To Kill a Mockingbird Film Screening - Riverside Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

1962, Drama, 129 minutes

Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s. He agrees to defend a young black man who is accused of raping a white woman. Many of the townspeople try to get Atticus to pull out of the trial, but he decides to go ahead. How will the trial turn out - and will it change any of the racial tension in the town?

To Kill a Mockingbird won Academy Awards for Best Actor (Gregory Peck), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Art Direction.

This screening is the first event in our 2015 One Book, One City Adult Summer Reading Program.  Join us in a citywide read of Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman, released today.  Special events and book discussions are planned from July 14 - August 20th at the Weaver and Riverside Libraries.

Details about the movie from IMDB.com    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Free Film Screening of The Black Orchid - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library is delighted to be one of eight partner libraries  with the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Anthony Quinn Foundation, and the RI Film and Television Office in  Celebrating Anthony Quinn: A 100-Year Legacy, a year-long program on the art, history, and film of the legendary actor.  Rediscover this amazing actor who appeared in over 160 films.  Enjoy a free screening of The Black Orchid in the second of four free screenings at the Weaver Library.

The Black Orchid, 96 minutes, 1959, USA

Director: Martin Ritt 
Cast: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Jimmy Baird
After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco (Sophia Loren) works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and they blame her for his death. Widower Frank Valente (Anthony Quinn) is attracted to Rose, and must convince her that real love exists. He must also deal with his own daughter, who has her own reasons for opposing his marriage to Rose.

 

http://www.RIFilmFest.org    
    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM One Book, One City Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

The East Providence Public Library is thrilled  to announce its 2015 Adult Summer Reading ProgramOne Book, One City, a citywide read of Harper Lee’s eagerly anticipated book – Go Set a Watchman.  Considered a sequel to Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, an American classic that has sold 40 million copies worldwide, Go Set a Watchman features an adult Scout who has returned to Alabama from New York to visit her aging father Atticus. Go Set a Watchman has already become the most pre-ordered book in publisher Harper Collins’ history.

One Book, One City launched with free screenings of the film To Kill a Mockingbird at the Weaver and Riverside Libraries. Other special events are scheduled at both libraries through August 20th.  These include a conversation with Curt Columbus from Trinity Repertory Theater, a Celebration of Southern Cooking, and a joint book discussion with a library book group in Mountain Brook, Alabama.  Continue in this calendar for the complete schedule.

Copies of Go Set a Watchman wil be loaned on a first come, first serve basis to the first 50 readers in our doors today!

 

    Location: Weaver Library
 
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
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
ent_microphone2 6:30 PM Free Concert with the New Providence Big Band - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

 

A large audience so enjoyed The New Providence Big Band last summer that we had to invite them back again!   Step back in time with the awesome horns, romantic melodies, and foot stomping rhythms of a 20-piece swing band featuring vocalist Katie Kleyla.  This concert is free and open to all.

Save room for healthy and scrumptious wraps by Z food truck!

    Location: Weaver Library
Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 7:00 PM Paddling Across Rhode Island - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

After a disastrous attempt in 2013 in which he damaged his boat and could have lost his life, Chuck Horbert and three other companions became the first paddlers to ever paddle the length of Rhode Island.  They paddled north to south in July of 2014, from Woonsocket to Westerly, using a primarily inland route, camping along the way. Their route took him right past East Providence on the Seekonk River. Come learn about canoe camping and be inspired to plan your own outdoor adventures as you relive the trip with him during a slide show of their historic adventure.

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday July 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
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Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_usflag 6:30 PM Free Concert with the Northeast Navy Showband - Weaver Lawn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

We are so fortunate to have one of the most sought-after big bands in New England right here in Newport, Rhode Island!  It wouldn't be summer at the Weaver Library without a performance by the Northeast Navy Showband!  The Band, which draws accomplished musicians from around the country, always wows the audience with its swing, big band, and patriotic selections.  This concert is free and open to all.

Rocket Fine Street Food is serving the BEST burgers in Rhode Island along with other summer fare!

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM One Book, One City: Talk and Pie Reception with Curt Columbus - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Brian McEleney of Trinity Repertory Company will direct To Kill a Mockingbird, based on the book by Harper Lee and adapted by Christophe Sergel in March of 2016.  Trinity's Artistic Director Curt Columbus will speak about Trinity's decision to add this American classic to their 2016 season and share in our One Book, One City conversation.  

Help us welcome Mr. Columbus to Weaver Library and enjoy a piece of pie for a lovely and lively summer evening.

 

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM One Book,One City: It's a Potluck, y'all: A Celebration of Southern Cooking - Riverside Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Meredith Bonds-Harmon   (401)434-2453   mbonds@eastprovidencelibrary.org
   

From lemonade to lane cake, food plays a role in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. In celebration of Lee's second novel Go Set A Watchman (pub date: July 2015), let's gather for a potluck featuring your favorite Southern dish. Check out the Southern cookbook displays at the Riverside Branch Library and the Weaver Library for ideas and recipes. Register: 433-4877

To Kill A Mockingbird recipes on Pinterest    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM One Book, One City: A Celebration of Readers North and South - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library invites all who have read Go Set a Watchman to an interactive joint book discussion via Skype with Emmet O'Neal Library, located in Mountain Brook, Alabama in a Celebration of Readers: North and South.  

    Location: Weaver Library
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM One Book, One City: Book Discussion - Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Join us for a lively book discussion of Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

    Location: Weaver Library
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM One Book, One City: Book Discussion - Riverside Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Join us for a lively book discussion of Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Homeschool 101 @ 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 more about Homeschooling right here in Rhode Island!

The topics that will be discussed include:

   - Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state laws, district policies and what to submit
   - 101 Reasons Families Choose to Homeschool
   - Curriculum Planning: Resources, Learning Styles, Homeschooling Methods, A Typical Homeschool Day
   - The “S” word : socialization

Members of the ENRICHri Executive board, with many years of homeschooling experience, will present this program 
that covers the basics of homeschooling.

FREE and open to the public.
Learn more about ENRICHri here.    
    Location: Riverside Branch, 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Free Film Screening of Last Train to Gun Hill- Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library is delighted to be one of eight partner libraries  with the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Anthony Quinn Foundation, and the RI Film and Television Office in  Celebrating Anthony Quinn: A 100-Year Legacy, a year-long program on the art, history, and film of the legendary actor.  Rediscover this amazing actor who appeared in over 160 films.  Enjoy a free screening of Last Train from Gun Hill  in the third of four free screenings at the Weaver Library.

Last Train from Gun Hill, 95 minutes, 1959, USA

Director: John Sturges    Cast: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

The wife of marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered. The killers leave behind a distinctive saddle, that Morgan recognises as belonging to his old friend Craig Belden, now cattle baron in the town of Gun Hill.

 

 

http://www.RIFilmFest.org    
    Location: Weaver Library
Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Free Film Screening of Revenge- Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce May   434-2453   eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com
   

Weaver Library is delighted to be one of eight partner libraries  with the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Anthony Quinn Foundation, and the RI Film and Television Office in  Celebrating Anthony Quinn: A 100-Year Legacy, a year-long program on the art, history, and film of the legendary actor.  Rediscover this amazing actor who appeared in over 160 films.  Enjoy a free screening of Revenge at the Weaver Library.

Revenge, 124 Minutes, 1990, USA

Director: Tony Scott    Cast: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Michael Jay Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip. Arriving at the Mendez mansion in Mexico, he is immediately surprised by the beauty and youth of Mendez' wife Miryea. Their attraction to each other is undeniable, but Cochran is aware that Mendez is a powerful, vindictive, and very possessive man who does not tolerate betrayal.

 

 

 

http://www.RIFilmFest.org    
    Location: Weaver Library
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