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Tuesday June 26, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday June 27, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Teen Kahoot! Music Trivia  
   

Do you know your music? Show off your music knowledge and play some music themed trivia! We will be playing on Kahoot! so make sure you bring your device! (Don't have a device? That's okay! We will have a limited amount of laptops available for use).

No registration required. Open to Ages 11-17.

    Location: Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Meditation for Brain Health with Dr. Post  
   

Dr. Alan Post, long time meditator, will discuss the many health benefits of meditation, including reduced anxiety and irritability, as well as a decrease in depression, an increase in memory and learning capabilities, improved mood and emotional stability.  Please register with the Reference Department.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday June 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Literacy Tails  
   

Read to a credentialed therapy dog!
REGISTER for a 15-minute session by contacting the children's dept.
Grades 1-5

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Friday June 29, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday June 30, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Adult Art: Rock Painting  
   

Design pieces of decorative art using paint. Great for gardens or bookshelves! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own rock. Register with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday July 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Spongebomb Fight  
   

Stop by for our 2nd annual Spongebomb fight!!

Need to cool down from the hot summer sun? Stop by as we throw spongebombs at each other!  You WILL get wet!

Open to ages 11-17 only. 

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday July 4, 2018
     Closed - Independence Day  

Thursday July 5, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Friday July 6, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday July 7, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday July 9, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Musical Crafts  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library at 1pm to have fun making a different musical instrument each Monday in July

Kids entering grades 1-5
Space in limited: PLEASE SIGN UP IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DEM Fly Tying Instruction  
   

Come learn how to make your own freshwater fly lures for free! No experience necessary, no fishing license required. Attend one class, or attend all. Program will culminate in a free fly fishing event for participants. Register with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids YOGA with a Literacy Twist  
   

Fun class incorporating exercise, meditation, relaxation and reading!

Kids entering grades 1-5

Space is limited: PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

instructor: Christine Gallo of Sunflower Kids Yoga

    Location: Children's Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Town of Burrillville Comprehensive Plan Hearing  
    Location: Community Room

Tuesday July 10, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM SummerTime Stories  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library for storytime at 1pm!

Stories, songs, activities, free-play time

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Rhody Rocks: Tales of RI Geology  
   

Rhode Island's bedrock tells of colliding continents with folding, faulting, magmatism and metamorphism.  Glacial erosion and deposition modified the landscape.  Many colonial and modern features (such as historic forts, stone walls and eroding coasts) are fundamentally controlled by geology.  Come learn about the rich geologic history of Rhode Island with Beth Laliberte, Ph.D, Senior Lecturer from the University of Rhode Island Geosciences Department. Register with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday July 11, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fun with Music  
   

AGES 3-5

Each week is a different activity where we play and have fun with music!

Please REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Teen Community Service Project: Get Well Cards  
   

Join us as we make cards for children in hospitals. You can get an hour of community service for participating in this community service project.

No registration required.  Open to ages 11-17. 

    Location: Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday July 12, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Explorers  
   

Learn about the Library in a fun and informative way within the LIBRARIES ROCK theme with a variety of topics from Musicians, Musical Instruments, amous Stone Landmarks, Natural Rock Formations, Dinosaurs and Fossils ...
Each week there will be a game or craft relating to ancient rock games, rock balancing, zen gardens, and more!

Kids entering grades 1-5
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Friday July 13, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday July 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Pet Rocks craft  
   

The easiest pet ever!

Stop by the Children's Department on Satuday, July 14th to create your own Pet Rock and decorate its home. Rocks provided.
ALL AGES.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday July 16, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Musical Crafts  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library at 1pm to have fun making a different musical instrument each Monday in July

Kids entering grades 1-5
Space in limited: PLEASE SIGN UP IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DEM Fly Tying Instruction  
   

Come learn how to make your own freshwater fly lures for free! No experience necessary, no fishing license required. Attend one class, or attend all. Program will culminate in a free fly fishing event for participants. Register with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids YOGA with a Literacy Twist  
   

Fun class incorporating exercise, meditation, relaxation and reading!

Kids entering grades 1-5

Space is limited: PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

instructor: Christine Gallo of Sunflower Kids Yoga

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Andrea Perron  
   

We welcome back Andrea Perron, oldest daughter of the real-life family featured in "The Conjuring" movie; and author of the "House of Darkness House of Light" trilogy, which depicts the family’s astonishing interaction with the paranormal. Andrea has also co-authored the historically-based mystery/thriller "In Flicker" with George R. Lopez. In her frequent travels, she lectures about spirituality, metaphysics and all phenomena considered paranormal, concentrating her research in Ufology, a lifelong curiosity and fascination.

 

 

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM SummerTime Stories  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library for storytime at 1pm!

Stories, songs, activities, free-play time

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Cupcake Wars  
   

Be ready for the ultimate cupcake decorating contest!! Get creative and decorate cupcakes and see who will be declared the winner in each category! 

Space is limited and registration is required. (Registrations opens June 16th). Open to ages 11-17.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday July 18, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fun with Music  
   

AGES 3-5

Each week is a different activity where we play and have fun with music!

Please REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM True Tales from 200 Years of Rhode Island Music History: the Inside Story  
   

The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame presents an overview of 200 years of RI music history, including the many innovations and firsts by local musicians. Music styles presented include classical, rock 'n' roll and everything in between. Presentation includes Hall of Fame portable exhibits, music and Q&A.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday July 19, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Explorers  
   

Learn about the Library in a fun and informative way within the LIBRARIES ROCK theme with a variety of topics from Musicians, Musical Instruments, amous Stone Landmarks, Natural Rock Formations, Dinosaurs and Fossils ...
Each week there will be a game or craft relating to ancient rock games, rock balancing, zen gardens, and more!

Kids entering grades 1-5
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room

Friday July 20, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday July 21, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday July 23, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Musical Crafts  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library at 1pm to have fun making a different musical instrument each Monday in July

Kids entering grades 1-5
Space in limited: PLEASE SIGN UP IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DEM Fly Tying Instruction  
   

Come learn how to make your own freshwater fly lures for free! No experience necessary, no fishing license required. Attend one class, or attend all. Program will culminate in a free fly fishing event for participants. Register with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids YOGA with a Literacy Twist  
   

Fun class incorporating exercise, meditation, relaxation and reading!

Kids entering grades 1-5

Space is limited: PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

instructor: Christine Gallo of Sunflower Kids Yoga

    Location: Children's Program Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM SummerTime Stories  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library for storytime at 1pm!

Stories, songs, activities, free-play time

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fun with Music  
   

AGES 3-5

Each week is a different activity where we play and have fun with music!

Please REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Teen Rock Painting  
   

Libraries Rock!!  So why not stop by for some rock painting and let your artistic side out! (This is not an art class, we will bring the supplies and you bring your imagination).

Open to ages 11-17.

    Location: Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM StoryStones Writing Workshop  
   

StoryStones are rocks with pictures on them to help begin a story ... Choose your stones then write and illustrate your own book! During Week 1, select your stones and begin writing your story; Week 2, finish your writing process and illustrate!

Kids entering Grades 1-5; PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Community Service Project: Get Well Cards  
   

Join us as we make cards for children in hospitals. You can get an hour of community service for participating in this community service project.

No registration required.  Open to ages 11-17. 

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Explorers  
   

Learn about the Library in a fun and informative way within the LIBRARIES ROCK theme with a variety of topics from Musicians, Musical Instruments, amous Stone Landmarks, Natural Rock Formations, Dinosaurs and Fossils ...
Each week there will be a game or craft relating to ancient rock games, rock balancing, zen gardens, and more!

Kids entering grades 1-5
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room

Friday July 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday July 28, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday July 30, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Musical Crafts  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library at 1pm to have fun making a different musical instrument each Monday in July

Kids entering grades 1-5
Space in limited: PLEASE SIGN UP IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Henna Party  
   

Henna plays an important role in maintaining cultural and traditional identity in India. Unlike a traditional tattoo in which ink is inserted into the skin, henna makes rust colored stain that stays on top of the skin and fades gradually. Local henna artist Christine Mulligan will apply a henna design to each adult participant. Registration is required with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids YOGA with a Literacy Twist  
   

Fun class incorporating exercise, meditation, relaxation and reading!

Kids entering grades 1-5

Space is limited: PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

instructor: Christine Gallo of Sunflower Kids Yoga

    Location: Children's Program Room

Tuesday July 31, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM SummerTime Stories  
   

FREE LUNCH for all kids, under the pavilion from 12-1pm ... then come to the library for storytime at 1pm!

Stories, songs, activities, free-play time

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Paint Party  
   

Rebecca Killian from Mermaid Masterpieces will be joining us to host a Paint Party for our teens! She will take us step by step to design our own masterpieces that you get to bring home to keep!  All skill levels are invited to attend this fun night!

Space is limited, registration is required (registration opens June 16th). Open to ages 11-17. 

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fun with Music  
   

AGES 3-5

Each week is a different activity where we play and have fun with music!

Please REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM StoryStones Writing Workshop  
   

StoryStones are rocks with pictures on them to help begin a story ... Choose your stones then write and illustrate your own book! During Week 1, select your stones and begin writing your story; Week 2, finish your writing process and illustrate!

Kids entering Grades 1-5; PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends meeting  
   

Friends of the Jesse M Smith Memorial Library meet to plan future events. New members are always welcome!

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Library Explorers  
   

Learn about the Library in a fun and informative way within the LIBRARIES ROCK theme with a variety of topics from Musicians, Musical Instruments, amous Stone Landmarks, Natural Rock Formations, Dinosaurs and Fossils ...
Each week there will be a game or craft relating to ancient rock games, rock balancing, zen gardens, and more!

Kids entering grades 1-5
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

    Location: Children's Program Room

Friday August 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday August 4, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday August 6, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Rockhounding: RI  
   

Come learn about rockhounding (finding and collecting minerals) in the local area with Louis Fazzina, a local mineral collector. Louis will be discussing the wonderful collection of amethysts on display at the library, as well as how to get started in the rockhounding hobby! Registration required with the Reference Department.

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Escape Room: Musical Mystery  
   

Your band is auditioning for Harrisville Idol and you must make it to the audition in 30 minutes. BUT the previous contestant has sabotaged the doors and you have been locked in the Green Room. Can you solve the riddles and make it to the judges in time? Best for ages 11+. Maximum group size is 6 people. Registration is required with the Reference Department beginning June 16.

    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday August 8, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM *Magic Show*  
   

*FUN FREE FAMILY EVENT*

The Magic of Russ DeSimone

High energy magic show with audience participation and comedy; including a special appearance by PRESTO the Magic (live!) Bunny!

Best suited for ages 5&up

    Location: Community Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Exploding Watermelons  
   

Back by popular demand!

Join us while we make watermelons explode on the Riverwalk!

*There will be NO explosives used in this program.

This program is open to ages 11-17 only.

   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday August 9, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Friday August 10, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Saturday August 11, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Musical Games  
   

Musical chairs, freeze dance, and more! Enjoy a fun morning of musical party games and activities.

Please Register in Advance
Ages 5+

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Monday August 13, 2018
     Closed - Victory Day  

Tuesday August 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Dance Party  
   

Stop by the children's program room and dance with Miss Casey on Tuesday mornings this summer!

Toddlers (walkers-3yrs; older siblings welcome to join the fun!)

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Henna  
   

Stop by for some great designs from a professional Henna artist! 

Registration is required, space is limited (registration opens June 16th)Open to ages 11-17.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday August 15, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday August 16, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room

Friday August 17, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM PlayGroup  
   

Drop-in Play Group
all ages

Play dress-up, build with blocks, and play with toys that aren't always out in the Family Nook.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room
   8:00 PM SkyScrapers End of Summer Star Gazing Party  
   

Help us clelebrate the end of summer with Skyscrapers Inc. from the RI Astronomical Society with this special after hours event! Learn about and view the night sky from the Riverwalk using some of their high powered telecsopes. This family event is for all ages and no registration is necessary. Refreshments will be served. 


Saturday August 18, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Tuesday August 21, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday August 22, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday August 23, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Saturday August 25, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Riverwalk Times Concert Series  

Tuesday August 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday August 29, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday August 30, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Hangout  
   

Join us in the afternoon for games, snacks, and more! Drop in any time! 

Summer Hangout hours are Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Ages 11-17. No registration required. Teens are allowed to come and go from the Hangout any time during Teen Hangout hours.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Monday September 3, 2018
     Closed - Labor Day  

Tuesday September 4, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS!  
   

LEGOS! LEGOS! LEGOS!
Drop in anytime during the designated hours to build and display your own masterpiece!

Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the Children's Program Room.

*Children 5 and older may be in the program room, unsupervised, but a parent/responsible adult MUST remain in the Children's Dept. Children under 5 need to have an adult present IN the program room.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday September 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends meeting  
   

Friends of the Jesse M Smith Memorial Library meet to plan future events. New members are always welcome!

    Location: Community Room

Thursday September 6, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday September 12, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday September 13, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Thursday September 20, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room

Wednesday September 26, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Surviving Your Husband's Retirement  
   

As the wife of a retired husband, Nora Hall, author of "Survive Your Husband's Retirement" learned of the trials AND joys of retirement marriage first hand. Join us as she presents both the humor in retirement and tips to avoid stresses that typically occur in this life stage. 

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday September 27, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday October 3, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends meeting  
   

Friends of the Jesse M Smith Memorial Library meet to plan future events. New members are always welcome!

    Location: Community Room

Thursday October 4, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Monday October 8, 2018
     Closed - Columbus Day  

Wednesday October 10, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday October 11, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Thursday October 18, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room

Wednesday October 24, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday October 25, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday November 1, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday November 7, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends meeting  
   

Friends of the Jesse M Smith Memorial Library meet to plan future events. New members are always welcome!

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday November 8, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Monday November 12, 2018
     Closed - Veterans Day Observed  

Thursday November 15, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday November 22, 2018
     Closed - Thanksgiving Day  

Friday November 23, 2018
     Closed  

Thursday November 29, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday December 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends meeting  
   

Friends of the Jesse M Smith Memorial Library meet to plan future events. New members are always welcome!

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday December 6, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday December 13, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Trustees meeting  
    Location: Conference Room

Wednesday December 19, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Public Writers Group  
   

This writing group for adults was organized to provide a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their devleopment of the craft of writing. No sign-up needed. Open to all adult writers.

    Location: Conference Room

Thursday December 20, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Stillwater Room

Monday December 24, 2018
     Closed - Christmas Eve  

Tuesday December 25, 2018
     Closed - Christmas Day  

Thursday December 27, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Knitting Group  
   

Come and enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting. Share your skills, ask questions, grow in your craft. Whether you're just learning to knit, sharpening up your skills or aare experienced, join us for some fun! Ages 10 to 100!

    Location: Conference Room

Monday December 31, 2018
     Close at 4:00pm  

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